Opol, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count14
Postal code9016
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMacajalar Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)175.13 km2 (67.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)61,503
Density (2015)351 / km2 (910 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 31' North, 124° 34' East (8.5212, 124.5747)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.1 meters (16.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 175.13 square kilometers or 67.62 square miles which constitutes 5.59% of Misamis Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 61,503. This represented 6.92% of the total population of Misamis Oriental province, or 1.31% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 351 inhabitants per square kilometer or 910 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Opol has 14 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)
Awang2.43%1,4921,546-3.49%-0.67%
Bagocboc4.45%2,7392,24721.90%3.84%
Barra23.84%14,66514,3342.31%0.44%
Bonbon4.97%3,0562,69813.27%2.40%
Cauyonan1.80%1,1101,420-21.83%-4.58%
Igpit19.19%11,80010,12316.57%2.96%
Limonda1.18%726862-15.78%-3.22%
Luyongbonbon5.90%3,6283,4913.92%0.74%
Malanang10.82%6,6573,59385.28%12.46%
Nangcaon1.47%90370827.54%4.74%
Patag9.06%5,5702,737103.51%14.49%
Poblacion5.79%3,5583,690-3.58%-0.69%
Taboc5.53%3,4002,91816.52%2.95%
Tingalan3.58%2,1991,74126.31%4.55%
Opol Total61,50352,10818.03%3.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Opol for the fiscal year of 2016 was 153,954,309.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200983,752,082.11
201083,587,636.34-0.20%
201188,631,718.236.03%
201295,726,090.898.00%
2013106,930,530.8411.70%
2014121,423,522.7413.55%
2015137,981,084.6113.64%
2016153,954,309.7311.58%

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 Opol is 5 to 9, with 6,573 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 286 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,287
1 to 45,430
5 to 96,573
10 to 146,061
15 to 196,153
20 to 245,801
25 to 295,479
30 to 344,531
35 to 394,167
40 to 443,663
45 to 493,319
50 to 542,987
55 to 592,267
60 to 641,626
65 to 69993
70 to 74511
75 to 79369
80 and over286
Total61,503

Historical population

The population of Opol grew from 10,079 in 1960 to 61,503 in 2015, an increase of 51,424 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.21%, or an increase of 9,395 people, from the previous population of 52,108 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,079
10,2750.19%
13,0234.87%
16,1494.40%
20,4732.40%
23,9582.99%
36,3899.38%
47,1873.65%
52,1083.68%
61,5033.21%

Location

The municipal center of Opol is situated at approximately 8° 31' North, 124° 34' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.1 meters or 16.8 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 Opol are El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Iligan, Marawi, Gingoog, and Malaybalay. The nearest municipalities are Alubijid, Laguindingan, Tagoloan, Gitagum, Villanueva, and Jasaan. Its distance from the national capital is 777.41 kilometers (483.06 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 777.41 kilometers (483.06 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 61,503, ranked 364 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 67.62 square kilometers, ranked 611 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 351 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 541 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.21%, ranked 1,508 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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