Mahinog, Province of Camiguin

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceCamiguin
Barangay count13
Postal code9101
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)32.55 km2 (12.57 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,038
Density (2015)431 / km2 (1,117 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 9' North, 124° 47' East (9.1559, 124.7846)
Estimated elevation above sea level51.5 meters (169.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 32.55 square kilometers or 12.57 square miles which constitutes 13.68% of Camiguin's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,038. This represented 15.87% of the total population of Camiguin province, or 0.30% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 431 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,117 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mahinog has 13 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)
Benoni11.47%1,6101,651-2.48%-0.48%
Binatubo7.84%1,1001,0445.36%1.00%
Catohugan7.66%1,0759859.14%1.68%
Hubangon9.07%1,2731,1946.62%1.23%
Owakan3.11%43637815.34%2.76%
Poblacion20.89%2,9322,8353.42%0.64%
Puntod6.80%95586410.53%1.92%
San Isidro4.69%6596029.47%1.74%
San Jose5.31%74664116.38%2.93%
San Miguel2.68%376533-29.46%-6.43%
San Roque9.37%1,3151,2485.37%1.00%
Tubod2.45%34430612.42%2.25%
Tupsan Pequeño8.67%1,2171,250-2.64%-0.51%
Mahinog Total14,03813,5313.75%0.70%

Historical population

The population of Mahinog grew from 7,719 in 1960 to 14,038 in 2015, an increase of 6,319 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.70%, or an increase of 507 people, from the previous population of 13,531 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,719
8,9991.51%
9,4110.90%
9,9931.21%
11,3131.25%
11,3510.06%
12,5922.25%
13,1680.62%
13,5310.99%
14,0380.70%

Location

The municipal center of Mahinog is situated at approximately 9° 9' North, 124° 47' East, in the island of Camiguin. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 51.5 meters or 169.0 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 Mahinog are Gingoog, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Cabadbaran, Butuan, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Guinsiliban, Sagay, Catarman, Mambajao, Balingoan, and Kinoguitan. Its distance from the national capital is 730.16 kilometers (453.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 730.16 kilometers (453.70 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,038, ranked 1,445 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 12.57 square kilometers, ranked 1,520 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 431 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 457 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.70%, ranked 1,299 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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