Guinsiliban, Province of Camiguin

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceCamiguin
Barangay count7
Postal code9102
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Camiguin
Area (2007)18.52 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,281
Density (2015)339 / km2 (878 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 6' North, 124° 47' East (9.0980, 124.7854)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.9 meters (19.5 feet)

Guinsiliban is a coastal municipality in the island province of Camiguin.

The municipality has a land area of 18.52 square kilometers or 7.15 square miles which constitutes 7.78% of Camiguin's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,281. This represented 7.10% of the total population of Camiguin province, or 0.13% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 339 inhabitants per square kilometer or 878 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Guinsiliban has 7 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Butay6.11%3843567.87%1.45%
Cabuan19.42%1,2201,1298.06%1.49%
Cantaan6.51%4093827.07%1.31%
Liong20.54%1,2901,09218.13%3.22%
Maac15.59%97964452.02%8.30%
North Poblacion18.61%1,1691,1422.36%0.45%
South Poblacion13.21%830835-0.60%-0.11%
Guinsiliban Total6,2815,58012.56%2.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Guinsiliban for the fiscal year of 2016 was 35,995,360.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200920,709,895.15
201016,514,389.32-20.26%
201123,853,943.5744.44%
201223,133,723.03-3.02%
201325,359,894.329.62%
201428,997,317.4414.34%
201532,985,250.4113.75%
201635,995,360.469.13%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Guinsiliban is 5 to 9, with 732 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 89 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1127
1 to 4599
5 to 9732
10 to 14703
15 to 19618
20 to 24493
25 to 29404
30 to 34361
35 to 39313
40 to 44359
45 to 49354
50 to 54324
55 to 59263
60 to 64203
65 to 69140
70 to 74106
75 to 7993
80 and over89
Total6,281

Historical population

The population of Guinsiliban grew from 3,499 in 1960 to 6,281 in 2015, an increase of 2,782 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.28%, or an increase of 701 people, from the previous population of 5,580 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,499
5,6864.86%
4,057-6.55%
4,2540.95%
4,3410.20%
4,9192.37%
5,0920.74%
5,5591.22%
5,5800.14%
6,2812.28%

Location

The municipal center of Guinsiliban is situated at approximately 9° 6' North, 124° 47' East, in the island of Camiguin. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.9 meters or 19.5 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Guinsiliban are Gingoog, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Cabadbaran, Butuan, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Mahinog, Sagay, Balingoan, Catarman, Kinoguitan, and Talisayan. Its distance from the national capital is 735.51 kilometers (457.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 735.51 kilometers (457.03 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,281, ranked 1,584 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 7.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,594 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 339 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 584 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.28%, ranked 1,066 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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