Lugait, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count8
Postal code9025
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)27.45 km2 (10.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,758
Density (2015)720 / km2 (1,864 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 21' North, 124° 16' East (8.3427, 124.2609)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 27.45 square kilometers or 10.60 square miles which constitutes 0.88% of Misamis Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,758. This represented 2.22% of the total population of Misamis Oriental province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 720 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,864 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lugait has 8 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)
Aya‑aya7.83%1,5471,38811.46%2.09%
Betahon5.14%1,0159526.62%1.23%
Biga16.67%3,2933,1564.34%0.81%
Calangahan12.33%2,4362,3125.36%1.00%
Kaluknayan4.12%814815-0.12%-0.02%
Lower Talacogon4.64%91679215.66%2.81%
Poblacion42.69%8,4357,9735.79%1.08%
Upper Talacogon6.59%1,3021,2514.08%0.76%
Lugait Total19,75818,6396.00%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lugait for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,169,797.68.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200963,490,350.68
201057,210,893.26-9.89%
201173,225,855.7927.99%
201261,588,898.97-15.89%
201366,838,625.058.52%
201472,336,190.458.23%
201582,686,914.7814.31%
201679,169,797.68-4.25%

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 Lugait is 5 to 9, with 2,164 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 155 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1392
1 to 41,663
5 to 92,164
10 to 142,101
15 to 191,971
20 to 241,846
25 to 291,617
30 to 341,376
35 to 391,229
40 to 441,178
45 to 491,009
50 to 54887
55 to 59772
60 to 64535
65 to 69417
70 to 74262
75 to 79184
80 and over155
Total19,758

Historical population

The population of Lugait grew from 7,457 in 1970 to 19,758 in 2015, an increase of 12,301 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 1,119 people, from the previous population of 18,639 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,457
8,7873.35%
10,7854.18%
11,9731.05%
13,0121.57%
14,7042.66%
16,8631.91%
18,6393.71%
19,7581.12%

Location

The municipal center of Lugait is situated at approximately 8° 21' North, 124° 16' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 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 Lugait are Iligan, Marawi, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Ozamiz, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Manticao, Naawan, Initao, Linamon, Tagoloan, and Matungao. Its distance from the national capital is 778.26 kilometers (483.59 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 778.26 kilometers (483.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,758, ranked 1,227 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.60 square kilometers, ranked 1,515 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 720 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 243 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 1,205 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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