Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Misamis Oriental
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
Highly urbanized cities1
Cities2
Municipalities23
Barangays [note]424
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007) [note]3,131.52 km2 (1,209.09 sq mi)
Population (2015) [note]888,509
Density (2015) [note]284 / km2 (735 / sq mi)
[note] Figures exclude highly urbanized cities

Misamis Oriental is a province in the Philippines situated in the Northern Mindanao region occupying the northern-central section of Mindanao.

The province has a land area of 3,131.52 square kilometers or 1,209.09 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 888,509. This represented 18.95% of the total population of the Northern Mindanao region, 3.68% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.88% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 284 inhabitants per square kilometer or 735 inhabitants per square mile.

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Misamis Oriental is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Iligan Bay, Bohol Sea, Macajalar Bay, Gingoog Bay, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Bukidnon, and Lanao del Norte.

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Local government units

Misamis Oriental has 23 municipalities and 2 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 424. The City of Cagayan de Oro serves as the provincial capital, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Alubijidmunicipality29,72426,6482.10%85.5634716
Balingasagmunicipality67,05965,8760.34%147.1145630
Balingoanmunicipality11,05110,1751.58%57.801919
Binuanganmunicipality7,5156,7652.02%30.432478
Claveriamunicipality48,90644,5441.79%579.638424
El Salvadorcity (CC)50,20444,8482.17%106.1547315
Gingoogcity (CC)124,648117,9081.06%568.4421979
Gitagummunicipality16,37316,0980.32%43.4037711
Initaomunicipality32,37029,3311.89%111.2729116
Jasaanmunicipality54,47850,1211.60%77.0270715
Kinoguitanmunicipality14,39112,7612.32%42.5633815
Lagonglongmunicipality21,65919,3032.22%83.7825910
Laguindinganmunicipality24,40521,8222.15%44.2355211
Libertadmunicipality12,35411,5861.23%22.475509
Lugaitmunicipality19,75818,6391.12%27.457208
Magsaysaymunicipality34,60533,0470.88%143.1424225
Manticaomunicipality28,42226,7861.14%123.0123113
Medinamunicipality32,90731,1541.05%148.2922219
Naawanmunicipality21,21318,8952.23%88.5024010
Opolmunicipality61,50352,1083.21%175.1335114
Salaymunicipality28,70527,5910.76%92.7930918
Sugbongcogonmunicipality9,2268,7451.02%26.5034810
Tagoloanmunicipality73,15063,8502.62%117.7362110
Talisayanmunicipality24,50523,2890.97%140.3317518
Villanuevamunicipality39,37831,9664.05%48.8080711
Misamis Oriental Total888,509813,8561.69%3,131.52284424

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Misamis Oriental for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,198,293,982.78.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009767,967,483.04
2010886,729,950.1015.46%
2011937,440,650.555.72%
2012961,973,903.002.62%
2013949,474,718.80-1.30%
20141,080,289,690.3413.78%
20151,191,233,163.7810.27%
20161,198,293,982.780.59%

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 Misamis Oriental is 5 to 9, with 168,363 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10,703 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133,544
1 to 4140,379
5 to 9168,363
10 to 14158,423
15 to 19156,745
20 to 24151,110
25 to 29134,934
30 to 34111,492
35 to 39101,692
40 to 4488,711
45 to 4979,330
50 to 5469,946
55 to 5957,246
60 to 6444,305
65 to 6928,165
70 to 7417,084
75 to 7912,287
80 and over10,703
Total1,564,459

Historical population

The population of Misamis Oriental grew from 275,624 in 1960 to 888,509 in 2015, an increase of 612,885 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.68%, or an increase of 74,653 people, from the previous population of 813,856 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
45,540
54,0521.09%
119,8134.06%
245,7797.65%
275,6241.01%
344,4372.20%
395,2702.80%
462,7203.20%
525,4531.28%
587,5512.11%
664,3382.67%
748,8851.67%
813,8563.07%
888,5091.68%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Misamis Oriental as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Butuan City-Cagayan de Oro City-Iligan City Road

Secondary Roads

  • Gingoog-Claveria-Villanueva Road
  • Gingoog-Wharf Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Alubijid By-Pass Road
  • Amoros-Taytay By-Pass Road
  • Balingasag By-Pass Road
  • Dampil-Lagonglong By-Pass Road
  • Gitagum By-Pass Road
  • Jasaan By-Pass Road
  • Kimaya-Solana By-Pass Road
  • Kinoguitan By-Pass Road
  • Lagonglong By-Pass Road
  • Loguilo-Alubijid By-Pass Road
  • Looc-Salay By-Pass Road
  • Manticao By-Pass Road
  • Medina By-Pass Road
  • Tagoloan By-Pass Road
  • Talisayan By-Pass Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 888,509, ranked 30 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,209.09 square kilometers, ranked 46 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 284 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 26 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.69%, ranked 22 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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