Plaridel, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count33
Postal code7209
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Dipolog Strait
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)80.00 km2 (30.89 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,900
Density (2015)486 / km2 (1,259 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 37' North, 123° 43' East (8.6208, 123.7095)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.9 meters (22.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 80.00 square kilometers or 30.89 square miles which constitutes 3.89% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,900. This represented 6.46% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 486 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,259 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Plaridel has 33 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)
Agunod1.15%44636223.20%4.05%
Bato9.46%3,6802,38154.56%8.64%
Buena Voluntad0.99%3873840.78%0.15%
Calaca‑an2.16%8418123.57%0.67%
Cartagena Proper1.75%68254325.60%4.44%
Catarman1.69%6566156.67%1.24%
Cebulin2.56%9951,245-20.08%-4.18%
Clarin3.13%1,2181,233-1.22%-0.23%
Danao2.49%96875328.55%4.90%
Deboloc1.40%54645121.06%3.71%
Divisoria0.76%29423624.58%4.27%
Eastern Looc3.62%1,4101,674-15.77%-3.21%
Ilisan1.30%50438231.94%5.42%
Katipunan3.20%1,2461,02521.56%3.79%
Kauswagan3.08%1,1971,1048.42%1.55%
Lao Proper2.68%1,04192712.30%2.23%
Lao Santa Cruz1.96%7646989.46%1.74%
Looc Proper4.88%1,8971,8751.17%0.22%
Mamanga Daku5.01%1,9491,64318.62%3.31%
Mamanga Gamay1.66%6446007.33%1.36%
Mangidkid2.32%903955-5.45%-1.06%
New Cartagena0.98%38233713.35%2.42%
New Look1.04%4033874.13%0.77%
Northern Poblacion2.35%9158833.62%0.68%
Panalsalan7.73%3,0062,8007.36%1.36%
Puntod1.42%5515196.17%1.15%
Quirino1.10%4284036.20%1.15%
Santa Cruz2.22%864908-4.85%-0.94%
Southern Looc3.84%1,4951,4781.15%0.22%
Southern Poblacion4.87%1,8941,8820.64%0.12%
Tipolo4.74%1,8431,7415.86%1.09%
Unidos6.97%2,7122,20622.94%4.01%
Usocan5.50%2,1391,80918.24%3.24%
Plaridel Total38,90035,25110.35%1.89%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Plaridel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 105,360,915.25.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,900,039.41
201061,764,309.936.67%
201167,215,465.328.83%
201265,922,482.39-1.92%
201374,209,977.3812.57%
201481,759,657.2110.17%
201595,968,761.7317.38%
2016105,360,915.259.79%

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 Plaridel is 10 to 14, with 4,000 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 478 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1743
1 to 43,229
5 to 93,964
10 to 144,000
15 to 193,484
20 to 243,165
25 to 292,787
30 to 342,336
35 to 392,419
40 to 442,251
45 to 492,384
50 to 542,159
55 to 591,662
60 to 641,360
65 to 691,067
70 to 74829
75 to 79583
80 and over478
Total38,900

Historical population

The population of Plaridel grew from 18,503 in 1960 to 38,900 in 2015, an increase of 20,397 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.89%, or an increase of 3,649 people, from the previous population of 35,251 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,503
21,6271.54%
22,0520.39%
26,0603.40%
28,8241.01%
29,1340.20%
29,2790.11%
33,0731.69%
35,2512.35%
38,9001.89%

Location

The municipal center of Plaridel is situated at approximately 8° 37' North, 123° 43' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.9 meters or 22.7 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 Plaridel are Oroquieta, Dapitan, Dipolog, Ozamiz, Tangub, and Iligan. The nearest municipalities are Lopez Jaena, Calamba, Baliangao, Sapang Dalaga, Rizal, and Concepcion. Its distance from the national capital is 724.31 kilometers (450.07 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 724.31 kilometers (450.07 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,900, ranked 672 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 30.89 square kilometers, ranked 1,136 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 486 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 374 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.89%, ranked 934 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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