Baliangao, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count15
Postal code7211
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDipolog Strait
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)81.72 km2 (31.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,092
Density (2015)209 / km2 (542 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 40' North, 123° 36' East (8.6603, 123.6012)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.6 meters (44.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 81.72 square kilometers or 31.55 square miles which constitutes 3.98% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,092. This represented 2.84% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 209 inhabitants per square kilometer or 542 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baliangao has 15 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)
Del Pilar4.86%8308211.10%0.21%
Landing8.58%1,4661,3716.93%1.28%
Lumipac4.79%81871115.05%2.71%
Lusot9.96%1,7031,744-2.35%-0.45%
Mabini7.72%1,3191,19810.10%1.85%
Magsaysay2.64%451653-30.93%-6.80%
Misom10.37%1,7721,43823.23%4.06%
Mitacas4.65%7957713.11%0.59%
Naburos2.74%46837126.15%4.52%
Northern Poblacion5.83%9969366.41%1.19%
Punta Miray9.37%1,6011,5165.61%1.04%
Punta Sulong6.82%1,16596021.35%3.75%
Sinian8.84%1,5111,4434.71%0.88%
Southern Poblacion4.48%765920-16.85%-3.45%
Tugas8.38%1,4321,3029.98%1.83%
Baliangao Total17,09216,1555.80%1.08%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baliangao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 57,785,423.28.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200932,469,082.53
201034,585,213.716.52%
201137,585,936.738.68%
201236,219,980.47-3.63%
201340,865,612.6712.83%
201446,106,359.3212.82%
201552,467,244.9713.80%
201657,785,423.2810.14%

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 Baliangao is 15 to 19, with 1,807 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 240 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1283
1 to 41,358
5 to 91,693
10 to 141,672
15 to 191,807
20 to 241,493
25 to 291,256
30 to 34960
35 to 39976
40 to 44955
45 to 49972
50 to 54903
55 to 59732
60 to 64686
65 to 69471
70 to 74386
75 to 79240
80 and over249
Total17,092

Historical population

The population of Baliangao grew from 9,133 in 1960 to 17,092 in 2015, an increase of 7,959 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 937 people, from the previous population of 16,155 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,133
11,0861.91%
11,6450.99%
11,9380.50%
13,5621.28%
13,139-0.59%
14,5522.21%
14,9270.35%
16,1552.92%
17,0921.08%

Location

The municipal center of Baliangao is situated at approximately 8° 40' North, 123° 36' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.6 meters or 44.7 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 Baliangao are Dapitan, Oroquieta, Dipolog, Ozamiz, Tangub, and Dumaguete. The nearest municipalities are Calamba, Plaridel, Sapang Dalaga, Sibutad, Rizal, and Lopez Jaena. Its distance from the national capital is 715.53 kilometers (444.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 715.53 kilometers (444.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,092, ranked 1,307 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.55 square kilometers, ranked 1,121 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 209 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 901 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 948 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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