Panaon, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count16
Postal code7205
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)46.80 km2 (18.07 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,209
Density (2015)218 / km2 (565 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 22' North, 123° 50' East (8.3648, 123.8400)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.2 meters (23.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 46.80 square kilometers or 18.07 square miles which constitutes 2.28% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,209. This represented 1.70% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 218 inhabitants per square kilometer or 565 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Panaon has 16 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)
Baga3.61%369424-12.97%-2.61%
Bangko3.03%3092983.69%0.69%
Camanucan2.43%248310-20.00%-4.16%
Dela Paz4.99%509615-17.24%-3.54%
Lutao6.94%709720-1.53%-0.29%
Magsaysay2.08%212227-6.61%-1.29%
Map‑an4.77%48743312.47%2.26%
Mohon2.80%286314-8.92%-1.76%
Poblacion15.83%1,6161,5851.96%0.37%
Punta15.00%1,5311,4396.39%1.19%
Salimpuno5.84%596629-5.25%-1.02%
San Andres4.83%4934519.31%1.71%
San Juan7.24%7397113.94%0.74%
San Roque8.70%8888158.96%1.65%
Sumasap7.88%804841-4.40%-0.85%
Villalin4.05%41336413.46%2.43%
Panaon Total10,20910,1760.32%0.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Panaon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 52,055,261.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200929,202,969.64
201030,943,245.875.96%
201132,411,783.214.75%
201231,872,589.59-1.66%
201335,245,204.3810.58%
201440,032,837.9713.58%
201544,899,124.6312.16%
201652,055,261.0515.94%

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 Panaon is 10 to 14, with 997 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 143 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1191
1 to 4722
5 to 9994
10 to 14997
15 to 19948
20 to 24794
25 to 29777
30 to 34625
35 to 39555
40 to 44620
45 to 49679
50 to 54549
55 to 59492
60 to 64393
65 to 69324
70 to 74239
75 to 79167
80 and over143
Total10,209

Historical population

The population of Panaon grew from 6,570 in 1970 to 10,209 in 2015, an increase of 3,639 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.06%, or an increase of 33 people, from the previous population of 10,176 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,570
7,0491.42%
7,6121.55%
8,8441.51%
8,655-0.40%
7,441-3.19%
9,2663.07%
10,1763.47%
10,2090.06%

Location

The municipal center of Panaon is situated at approximately 8° 22' North, 123° 50' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.2 meters or 23.6 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 Panaon are Oroquieta, Ozamiz, Tangub, Iligan, Dapitan, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Jimenez, Aloran, Sinacaban, Tudela, Clarin, and Lopez Jaena. Its distance from the national capital is 756.02 kilometers (469.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 756.02 kilometers (469.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,209, ranked 1,488 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.07 square kilometers, ranked 1,376 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 218 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 878 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.06%, ranked 711 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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