Jose Abad Santos, Province of Davao Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Occidental
Barangay count26
Postal code8014
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)600.06 km2 (231.68 sq mi)
Population (2015)76,332
Density (2015)127 / km2 (329 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 55' North, 125° 39' East (5.9129, 125.6441)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.3 meters (43.6 feet)

Jose Abad Santos, formerly known as Trinidad, is a coastal municipality in the province of Davao Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 600.06 square kilometers or 231.68 square miles which constitutes 27.74% of Davao Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 76,332. This represented 24.13% of the total population of Davao Occidental province, or 1.56% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 127 inhabitants per square kilometer or 329 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jose Abad Santos has 26 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)
Balangonan4.03%3,0752,74811.90%2.16%
Buguis2.10%1,6011,42612.27%2.23%
Bukid3.67%2,8012,6684.99%0.93%
Butuan2.70%2,0601,9634.94%0.92%
Butulan3.72%2,8402,7433.54%0.66%
Caburan Big6.92%5,2804,79010.23%1.87%
Caburan Small8.82%6,7346,5562.72%0.51%
Camalian2.30%1,7541,824-3.84%-0.74%
Carahayan2.60%1,9861,58924.98%4.34%
Cayaponga2.72%2,0781,75518.40%3.27%
Culaman4.98%3,8053,6763.51%0.66%
Kalbay5.74%4,3804,0558.01%1.48%
Kitayo1.56%1,1921,247-4.41%-0.86%
Magulibas3.22%2,4572,2857.53%1.39%
Malalan3.20%2,4402,2777.16%1.33%
Mangile4.27%3,2603,0995.20%0.97%
Marabutuan6.01%4,5863,83719.52%3.45%
Meybio2.91%2,2231,98212.16%2.21%
Molmol3.17%2,4182,3771.72%0.33%
Nuing4.27%3,2602,91211.95%2.17%
Patulang2.43%1,8541,36036.32%6.08%
Quiapo2.77%2,1121,62030.37%5.18%
San Isidro3.82%2,9142,44019.43%3.44%
Sugal4.44%3,3922,98113.79%2.49%
Tabayon4.28%3,2672,84015.04%2.70%
Tanuman3.36%2,5632,581-0.70%-0.13%
Jose Abad Santos Total76,33269,6319.62%1.76%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jose Abad Santos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 193,705,869.41.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009105,010,021.97
2010111,782,171.986.45%
2011121,244,962.188.47%
2012117,557,184.42-3.04%
2013135,443,556.2415.22%
2014153,800,727.5413.55%
2015176,745,351.2314.92%
2016193,705,869.419.60%

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 Jose Abad Santos is 5 to 9, with 11,179 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 378 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,816
1 to 48,128
5 to 911,179
10 to 149,472
15 to 197,901
20 to 246,696
25 to 295,884
30 to 344,859
35 to 394,509
40 to 444,014
45 to 493,405
50 to 542,667
55 to 592,155
60 to 641,313
65 to 69946
70 to 74603
75 to 79407
80 and over378
Total76,332

Historical population

The population of Jose Abad Santos grew from 20,476 in 1960 to 76,332 in 2015, an increase of 55,856 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.76%, or an increase of 6,701 people, from the previous population of 69,631 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,476
29,5763.66%
33,9522.81%
38,2322.40%
44,5041.53%
47,8331.36%
57,1473.89%
62,5131.25%
69,6314.00%
76,3321.76%

Location

The municipal center of Jose Abad Santos is situated at approximately 5° 55' North, 125° 39' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.3 meters or 43.6 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 Jose Abad Santos are General Santos, Digos, Koronadal, Davao City, Samal, and Mati. The nearest municipalities are Don Marcelino, Malapatan, Alabel, Glan, Malita, and Sarangani. Its distance from the national capital is 1,087.14 kilometers (675.52 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,087.14 kilometers (675.52 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 76,332, ranked 268 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 231.68 square kilometers, ranked 93 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 127 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,218 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.76%, ranked 1,220 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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