Aloran, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count38
Postal code7206
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)118.06 km2 (45.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,625
Density (2015)234 / km2 (606 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 25' North, 123° 49' East (8.4166, 123.8198)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.3 meters (40.4 feet)

Aloran is a coastal municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 118.06 square kilometers or 45.58 square miles which constitutes 5.74% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,625. This represented 4.59% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 234 inhabitants per square kilometer or 606 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aloran has 38 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)
Balintonga1.49%411441-6.80%-1.33%
Banisilon2.49%6886574.72%0.88%
Burgos1.83%5064903.27%0.61%
Calube1.35%373447-16.55%-3.39%
Caputol3.45%9549134.49%0.84%
Casusan3.81%1,0531,0331.94%0.37%
Conat4.63%1,2801,1917.47%1.38%
Culpan2.13%58951015.49%2.78%
Dalisay2.69%74454935.52%5.96%
Dullan3.88%1,0731,171-8.37%-1.65%
Ibabao2.97%82157044.04%7.19%
Labo3.92%1,08498510.05%1.84%
Lawa‑an3.21%88876116.69%2.98%
Lobogon4.49%1,2401,11211.51%2.10%
Lumbayao2.29%6325838.40%1.55%
Macubon1.02%2832762.54%0.48%
Makawa3.29%91078615.78%2.83%
Manamong1.56%43034923.21%4.05%
Matipaz1.82%50235641.01%6.76%
Maular4.37%1,2061,1603.97%0.74%
Mitazan2.41%6676168.28%1.53%
Mohon3.70%1,0231,479-30.83%-6.78%
Monterico1.91%5274985.82%1.08%
Nabuna1.54%4264103.90%0.73%
Ospital1.86%515579-11.05%-2.21%
Palayan4.32%1,1931,1622.67%0.50%
Pelong5.00%1,3821,24910.65%1.95%
Roxas0.68%188226-16.81%-3.44%
San Pedro0.71%1961837.10%1.32%
Santa Ana2.18%60150718.54%3.29%
Sinampongan2.12%5865545.78%1.07%
Taguanao0.98%272303-10.23%-2.03%
Tawi‑tawi3.14%8678057.70%1.42%
Toril1.84%50943417.28%3.08%
Tubod2.87%7931,183-32.97%-7.33%
Tuburan4.19%1,15889329.68%5.07%
Tugaya1.14%314409-23.23%-4.91%
Zamora2.68%741800-7.38%-1.45%
Aloran Total27,62526,6303.74%0.70%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Aloran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 85,233,359.94.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200946,530,295.17
201048,757,292.294.79%
201153,584,676.419.90%
201252,600,008.01-1.84%
201359,521,403.3813.16%
201467,944,552.4114.15%
201578,035,795.2114.85%
201685,233,359.949.22%

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 Aloran is 10 to 14, with 2,888 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 381 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1472
1 to 42,221
5 to 92,775
10 to 142,888
15 to 192,515
20 to 242,127
25 to 291,910
30 to 341,686
35 to 391,729
40 to 441,720
45 to 491,689
50 to 541,390
55 to 591,208
60 to 64997
65 to 69826
70 to 74598
75 to 79493
80 and over381
Total27,625

Historical population

The population of Aloran grew from 15,601 in 1960 to 27,625 in 2015, an increase of 12,024 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.70%, or an increase of 995 people, from the previous population of 26,630 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,601
18,5401.70%
20,5152.05%
20,8220.30%
20,8120.00%
22,2751.28%
23,1270.81%
23,4500.19%
26,6304.74%
27,6250.70%

Location

The municipal center of Aloran is situated at approximately 8° 25' North, 123° 49' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.3 meters or 40.4 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 Aloran are Oroquieta, Ozamiz, Tangub, Iligan, Dapitan, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Panaon, Jimenez, Sinacaban, Lopez Jaena, Tudela, and Concepcion. Its distance from the national capital is 749.89 kilometers (465.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 749.89 kilometers (465.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,625, ranked 964 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 45.58 square kilometers, ranked 878 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 234 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 837 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.70%, ranked 1,423 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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