Salvador, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count25
Postal code9212
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)113.99 km2 (44.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,845
Density (2015)279 / km2 (724 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 54' North, 123° 50' East (7.9027, 123.8411)
Estimated elevation above sea level39.3 meters (129.0 feet)

Salvador is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Lanao del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 113.99 square kilometers or 44.01 square miles which constitutes 3.41% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,845. This represented 4.71% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.68% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 279 inhabitants per square kilometer or 724 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Salvador has 25 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)
Barandia1.94%61948028.96%4.96%
Bulacon2.72%86572519.31%3.42%
Buntong4.67%1,4861,28615.55%2.79%
Calimodan3.61%1,15096319.42%3.44%
Camp III3.55%1,1321,02310.65%1.95%
Curva‑Miagao7.13%2,2711,81824.92%4.33%
Daligdigan2.12%67454822.99%4.02%
Inasagan8.32%2,6482,34213.07%2.37%
Kilala2.51%8007694.03%0.76%
Mabatao2.26%72161916.48%2.95%
Madaya4.82%1,5341,4217.95%1.47%
Mamaanon3.15%1,00380923.98%4.18%
Mapantao2.21%70357721.84%3.83%
Mindalano2.03%64652423.28%4.07%
Padianan3.21%1,02283821.96%3.85%
Pagalongan2.22%70757722.53%3.94%
Pagayawan2.38%75768211.00%2.01%
Panaliwad‑on3.44%1,0951,0068.85%1.63%
Pangantapan2.13%67759014.75%2.65%
Pansor5.05%1,6081,45410.59%1.94%
Patidon2.37%75561722.37%3.92%
Pawak2.72%86578410.33%1.89%
Poblacion21.21%6,7555,66419.26%3.41%
Saumay1.54%4914567.68%1.42%
Sudlon2.70%86177610.95%2.00%
Salvador Total31,84527,34816.44%2.94%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Salvador for the fiscal year of 2016 was 69,890,206.94.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,009,599.19
201039,256,571.946.07%
201142,496,906.408.25%
201241,341,612.39-2.72%
201348,787,129.8918.01%
201455,309,340.2013.37%
201563,514,639.5414.84%
201669,890,206.9410.04%

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 Salvador is 5 to 9, with 4,382 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 126 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1707
1 to 43,518
5 to 94,382
10 to 144,167
15 to 193,320
20 to 243,085
25 to 292,746
30 to 342,056
35 to 391,806
40 to 441,638
45 to 491,397
50 to 54959
55 to 59702
60 to 64499
65 to 69365
70 to 74217
75 to 79155
80 and over126
Total31,845

Historical population

The population of Salvador grew from 8,917 in 1960 to 31,845 in 2015, an increase of 22,928 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.94%, or an increase of 4,497 people, from the previous population of 27,348 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,917
10,8131.90%
5,857-11.58%
10,55712.50%
13,5762.55%
14,8341.67%
17,0553.04%
23,2224.35%
27,3486.13%
31,8452.94%

Location

The municipal center of Salvador is situated at approximately 7° 54' North, 123° 50' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 39.3 meters or 129.0 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 Salvador are Tangub, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Marawi, Iligan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Sapad, Kapatagan, Kapatagan, Lala, Nunungan, and Baroy. Its distance from the national capital is 802.99 kilometers (498.95 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 802.99 kilometers (498.95 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,845, ranked 858 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.01 square kilometers, ranked 916 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 279 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 715 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.94%, ranked 602 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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