Sinacaban, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count17
Postal code7203
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)99.09 km2 (38.26 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,391
Density (2015)186 / km2 (481 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 17' North, 123° 51' East (8.2852, 123.8431)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.4 meters (37.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 99.09 square kilometers or 38.26 square miles which constitutes 4.82% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,391. This represented 3.05% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 186 inhabitants per square kilometer or 481 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sinacaban has 17 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)
Cagay‑anon7.11%1,3071,723-24.14%-5.13%
Camanse2.82%5195180.19%0.04%
Colupan Alto4.14%761788-3.43%-0.66%
Colupan Bajo7.49%1,3771,432-3.84%-0.74%
Dinas3.86%71061615.26%2.74%
Estrella4.74%8711,005-13.33%-2.69%
Katipunan5.69%1,0461,049-0.29%-0.05%
Libertad Alto5.42%9969386.18%1.15%
Libertad Bajo9.19%1,6901,739-2.82%-0.54%
Poblacion15.15%2,7872,7800.25%0.05%
San Isidro Alto1.92%353360-1.94%-0.37%
San Isidro Bajo2.68%492508-3.15%-0.61%
San Lorenzo Ruiz1.57%2882773.97%0.74%
San Vicente5.91%1,08767062.24%9.65%
Señor3.61%663730-9.18%-1.82%
Sinonoc15.33%2,8192,8080.39%0.07%
Tipan3.40%625656-4.73%-0.92%
Sinacaban Total18,39118,597-1.11%-0.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sinacaban for the fiscal year of 2016 was 70,164,853.35.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200935,626,710.53
201038,516,215.478.11%
201142,908,196.7811.40%
201242,859,648.91-0.11%
201350,397,059.2517.59%
201455,948,663.0611.02%
201563,770,854.7913.98%
201670,164,853.3510.03%

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 Sinacaban is 5 to 9, with 1,808 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 241 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1319
1 to 41,411
5 to 91,808
10 to 141,746
15 to 191,696
20 to 241,558
25 to 291,349
30 to 341,102
35 to 391,183
40 to 441,087
45 to 491,153
50 to 541,001
55 to 59836
60 to 64645
65 to 69547
70 to 74406
75 to 79303
80 and over241
Total18,391

Historical population

The population of Sinacaban grew from 10,182 in 1960 to 18,391 in 2015, an increase of 8,209 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.21%, or a decrease of 206 people, from the previous population of 18,597 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,182
11,8711.51%
12,8061.53%
15,4983.89%
14,846-0.43%
14,735-0.14%
16,0301.82%
16,7720.63%
18,5973.83%
18,391-0.21%

Location

The municipal center of Sinacaban is situated at approximately 8° 17' North, 123° 51' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.4 meters or 37.3 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 Sinacaban are Ozamiz, Oroquieta, Tangub, Iligan, Marawi, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are Tudela, Jimenez, Panaon, Clarin, Aloran, and Maigo. Its distance from the national capital is 764.21 kilometers (474.86 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 764.21 kilometers (474.86 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,391, ranked 1,266 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 38.26 square kilometers, ranked 1,007 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 186 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 993 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.21%, ranked 1,545 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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