Laguindingan, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count11
Postal code9019
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)44.23 km2 (17.08 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,405
Density (2015)552 / km2 (1,429 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 34' North, 124° 26' East (8.5747, 124.4408)
Estimated elevation above sea level135.7 meters (445.2 feet)

Laguindingan is a coastal municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 44.23 square kilometers or 17.08 square miles which constitutes 1.41% of Misamis Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,405. This represented 2.75% of the total population of Misamis Oriental province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 552 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,429 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Laguindingan has 11 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)
Aromahon5.32%1,29999930.03%5.13%
Gasi5.96%1,4541,08034.63%5.83%
Kibaghot15.68%3,8263,6145.87%1.09%
Lapad5.65%1,3801,14820.21%3.57%
Liberty6.26%1,5281,34014.03%2.53%
Mauswagon14.25%3,4773,2387.38%1.37%
Moog5.22%1,2751,2720.24%0.04%
Poblacion15.52%3,7873,6503.75%0.70%
Sambulawan5.87%1,4321,3129.15%1.68%
Sinai9.05%2,2091,87018.13%3.22%
Tubajon11.22%2,7382,29919.10%3.38%
Laguindingan Total24,40521,82211.84%2.15%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Laguindingan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,919,346.52.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,630,607.15
201086,516,054.72136.19%
201146,401,139.51-46.37%
201242,243,785.96-8.96%
201348,011,819.2713.65%
201453,138,596.8410.68%
201559,512,172.2311.99%
201671,919,346.5220.85%

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 Laguindingan is 5 to 9, with 2,564 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 210 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1506
1 to 42,142
5 to 92,564
10 to 142,514
15 to 192,254
20 to 242,172
25 to 292,001
30 to 341,557
35 to 391,456
40 to 441,447
45 to 491,444
50 to 541,227
55 to 59932
60 to 64776
65 to 69549
70 to 74395
75 to 79259
80 and over210
Total24,405

Historical population

The population of Laguindingan grew from 10,292 in 1970 to 24,405 in 2015, an increase of 14,113 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.15%, or an increase of 2,583 people, from the previous population of 21,822 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,292
11,8492.87%
12,0590.35%
15,5032.54%
16,5211.20%
18,4512.40%
19,9521.08%
21,8223.31%
24,4052.15%

Location

The municipal center of Laguindingan is situated at approximately 8° 34' North, 124° 26' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 135.7 meters or 445.2 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 Laguindingan are El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Marawi, Oroquieta, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Alubijid, Gitagum, Libertad, Opol, Initao, and Naawan. Its distance from the national capital is 764.98 kilometers (475.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 764.98 kilometers (475.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,405, ranked 1,075 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.08 square kilometers, ranked 1,397 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 552 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 321 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.15%, ranked 1,497 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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