Magsaysay, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count25
Postal code9015
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGingoog Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)143.14 km2 (55.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,605
Density (2015)242 / km2 (626 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 1' North, 125° 11' East (9.0197, 125.1815)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.8 meters (32.0 feet)

Magsaysay, formerly known as Linugos, is a coastal municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 143.14 square kilometers or 55.27 square miles which constitutes 4.57% of Misamis Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,605. This represented 3.89% of the total population of Misamis Oriental province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 242 inhabitants per square kilometer or 626 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magsaysay has 25 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)
Abunda2.01%6946487.10%1.31%
Artadi4.13%1,4291,3198.34%1.54%
Bonifacio Aquino4.84%1,6751,6491.58%0.30%
Cabalawan2.20%7607176.00%1.12%
Cabantian3.97%1,3731,2807.27%1.34%
Cabubuhan4.56%1,5791,5313.14%0.59%
Candiis8.16%2,8232,7980.89%0.17%
Consuelo11.11%3,8463,7532.48%0.47%
Damayuhan3.66%1,2681,306-2.91%-0.56%
Gumabon1.96%677789-14.20%-2.87%
Katipunan1.72%594632-6.01%-1.17%
Kauswagan1.94%6726365.66%1.05%
Kibungsod9.12%3,1553,0214.44%0.83%
Mahayahay2.01%697714-2.38%-0.46%
Mindulao3.14%1,08794814.66%2.64%
Pag‑asa1.76%6105589.32%1.71%
Poblacion4.91%1,6981,6065.73%1.07%
San Isidro6.53%2,2592,1913.10%0.58%
San Vicente4.46%1,5441,4238.50%1.57%
Santa Cruz5.95%2,0591,83412.27%2.23%
Tama2.08%720736-2.17%-0.42%
Tibon‑tibon2.47%85566129.35%5.02%
Tinaan1.80%624627-0.48%-0.09%
Tulang1.50%52047110.40%1.90%
Villa Felipa4.01%1,3871,19915.68%2.81%
Magsaysay Total34,60533,0474.71%0.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magsaysay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 90,304,610.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200949,311,856.64
201051,669,325.964.78%
201156,277,684.748.92%
201254,438,725.43-3.27%
201363,102,414.5115.91%
201471,154,133.4212.76%
201582,042,843.0815.30%
201690,304,610.1310.07%

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 Magsaysay is 5 to 9, with 4,311 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 247 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1823
1 to 43,594
5 to 94,311
10 to 144,130
15 to 193,733
20 to 243,000
25 to 292,489
30 to 341,998
35 to 391,863
40 to 441,710
45 to 491,661
50 to 541,422
55 to 591,247
60 to 64954
65 to 69640
70 to 74456
75 to 79327
80 and over247
Total34,605

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay grew from 10,893 in 1960 to 34,605 in 2015, an increase of 23,712 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.88%, or an increase of 1,558 people, from the previous population of 33,047 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,893
19,1945.70%
21,7822.57%
22,8300.94%
22,099-0.32%
23,7301.34%
24,5500.73%
28,7472.20%
33,0475.21%
34,6050.88%

Location

The municipal center of Magsaysay is situated at approximately 9° 1' North, 125° 11' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.8 meters or 32.0 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 Magsaysay are Gingoog, Butuan, Cabadbaran, Bayugan, Cagayan de Oro, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Carmen, Nasipit, Medina, Buenavista, Talisayan, and Balingoan. Its distance from the national capital is 767.63 kilometers (476.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 767.63 kilometers (476.98 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,605, ranked 768 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 55.27 square kilometers, ranked 747 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 242 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 811 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.88%, ranked 1,269 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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