El Salvador, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count15
Postal code9017
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMacajalar Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)106.15 km2 (40.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)50,204
Density (2015)473 / km2 (1,225 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 34' North, 124° 31' East (8.5611, 124.5244)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.8 meters (15.8 feet)

El Salvador is a coastal component city in the province of Misamis Oriental.

The city has a land area of 106.15 square kilometers or 40.98 square miles which constitutes 3.39% of Misamis Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 50,204. This represented 5.65% of the total population of Misamis Oriental province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 473 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,225 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

El Salvador 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)
Amoros8.16%4,0963,53415.90%2.85%
Bolisong3.01%1,5091,22523.18%4.05%
Bolobolo8.35%4,1913,8389.20%1.69%
Calongonan2.91%1,4591,20920.68%3.64%
Cogon5.39%2,7052,25819.80%3.50%
Himaya3.58%1,7971,6608.25%1.52%
Hinigdaan3.48%1,7491,55812.26%2.23%
Kalabaylabay2.38%1,1941,1513.74%0.70%
Kibonbon3.43%1,7231,55211.02%2.01%
Molugan21.01%10,5479,57510.15%1.86%
Poblacion16.68%8,3727,59610.22%1.87%
Sambulawan3.51%1,7631,6665.82%1.08%
Sinaloc8.03%4,0333,8026.08%1.13%
Taytay7.41%3,7183,18316.81%3.00%
Ulaliman2.69%1,3481,04129.49%5.04%
El Salvador Total50,20444,84811.94%2.17%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of El Salvador for the fiscal year of 2016 was 325,840,292.15.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009119,861,110.69
201074,640,722.47-37.73%
201187,779,060.9917.60%
2012212,489,218.65142.07%
2013235,136,150.4210.66%
2014260,456,278.8710.77%
2015298,052,593.4614.43%
2016325,840,292.159.32%

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 El Salvador is 5 to 9, with 5,390 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 382 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,097
1 to 44,490
5 to 95,390
10 to 144,784
15 to 194,509
20 to 244,674
25 to 294,270
30 to 343,737
35 to 393,528
40 to 442,932
45 to 492,672
50 to 542,387
55 to 591,899
60 to 641,506
65 to 69925
70 to 74601
75 to 79421
80 and over382
Total50,204

Historical population

The population of El Salvador grew from 10,521 in 1960 to 50,204 in 2015, an increase of 39,683 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.17%, or an increase of 5,356 people, from the previous population of 44,848 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,521
14,5293.21%
16,9153.10%
20,4463.86%
26,7212.71%
31,5003.13%
34,6502.06%
41,9052.66%
44,8482.50%
50,2042.17%

Location

The city center of El Salvador is situated at approximately 8° 34' North, 124° 31' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.8 meters or 15.8 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 El Salvador are Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Marawi, Gingoog, Oroquieta, and Malaybalay. The nearest municipalities are Alubijid, Opol, Laguindingan, Gitagum, Libertad, and Initao. Its distance from the national capital is 770.82 kilometers (478.97 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 770.82 kilometers (478.97 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 50,204, ranked 487 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.98 square kilometers, ranked 964 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 473 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 389 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.17%, ranked 1,152 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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