Salay, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
Barangay count18
Postal code9007
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)92.79 km2 (35.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,705
Density (2015)309 / km2 (801 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 51' North, 124° 47' East (8.8570, 124.7886)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.6 meters (38.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 92.79 square kilometers or 35.83 square miles which constitutes 2.96% of Misamis Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,705. This represented 3.23% of the total population of Misamis Oriental province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 309 inhabitants per square kilometer or 801 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Salay has 18 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)
Alipuaton4.20%1,2051,1881.43%0.27%
Ampenican4.12%1,1821,303-9.29%-1.84%
Bunal1.32%38031122.19%3.89%
Casulog11.04%3,1682,9557.21%1.33%
Dinagsaan2.19%6306103.28%0.62%
Guinalaban3.51%1,0079763.18%0.60%
Ili‑ilihon4.06%1,1651,0986.10%1.13%
Inobulan10.68%3,0662,8926.02%1.12%
Looc10.86%3,1182,9246.63%1.23%
Matampa1.56%447479-6.68%-1.31%
Membuli3.34%95983015.54%2.79%
Poblacion21.15%6,0715,9382.24%0.42%
Salagsag1.82%5224769.66%1.77%
Salay River I5.99%1,7181,6315.33%0.99%
Salay River II4.95%1,4221,446-1.66%-0.32%
Saray3.74%1,0739967.73%1.43%
Tinagaan3.38%9711,006-3.48%-0.67%
Yungod2.09%60153212.97%2.35%
Salay Total28,70527,5914.04%0.76%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Salay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,057,174.85.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,938,342.53
201046,548,341.838.41%
201151,410,999.1210.45%
201249,617,362.28-3.49%
201358,686,816.4918.28%
201465,743,263.2012.02%
201576,046,820.5315.67%
201684,057,174.8510.53%

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 Salay is 5 to 9, with 3,324 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 242 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1621
1 to 42,700
5 to 93,324
10 to 143,045
15 to 192,915
20 to 242,456
25 to 292,297
30 to 341,904
35 to 391,759
40 to 441,600
45 to 491,441
50 to 541,343
55 to 591,041
60 to 64824
65 to 69564
70 to 74372
75 to 79257
80 and over242
Total28,705

Historical population

The population of Salay grew from 15,769 in 1960 to 28,705 in 2015, an increase of 12,936 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.76%, or an increase of 1,114 people, from the previous population of 27,591 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,769
13,386-1.59%
15,7513.32%
17,9452.64%
18,1010.09%
18,9230.84%
19,6640.83%
22,5771.92%
27,5917.57%
28,7050.76%

Location

The municipal center of Salay is situated at approximately 8° 51' North, 124° 47' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.6 meters or 38.2 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 Salay are Gingoog, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Butuan, Malaybalay, and Cabadbaran. The nearest municipalities are Lagonglong, Binuangan, Sugbongcogon, Balingasag, Kinoguitan, and Balingoan. Its distance from the national capital is 757.96 kilometers (470.97 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 757.96 kilometers (470.97 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,705, ranked 929 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 35.83 square kilometers, ranked 1,047 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 309 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 617 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.76%, ranked 1,078 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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