Baganga, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
Barangay count18
Postal code8204
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)945.50 km2 (365.06 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,241
Density (2015)59 / km2 (154 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 34' North, 126° 34' East (7.5741, 126.5612)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.7 meters (45.0 feet)

Baganga is a coastal municipality in the province of Davao Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 945.50 square kilometers or 365.06 square miles which constitutes 16.65% of Davao Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,241. This represented 10.06% of the total population of Davao Oriental province, or 1.15% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 59 inhabitants per square kilometer or 154 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baganga 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)
Baculin6.38%3,5883,3746.34%1.18%
Banao2.93%1,6471,6181.79%0.34%
Batawan1.32%744847-12.16%-2.44%
Batiano5.03%2,8312,871-1.39%-0.27%
Binondo5.75%3,2323,260-0.86%-0.16%
Bobonao1.91%1,07692915.82%2.84%
Campawan3.63%2,0432,304-11.33%-2.26%
Central8.59%4,8324,4957.50%1.39%
Dapnan5.44%3,0612,46424.23%4.22%
Kinablangan9.76%5,4875,4410.85%0.16%
Lambajon13.62%7,6617,5781.10%0.21%
Lucod9.21%5,1824,31120.20%3.57%
Mahanub7.14%4,0174,023-0.15%-0.03%
Mikit1.71%9601,168-17.81%-3.67%
Salingcomot4.72%2,6522,32614.02%2.53%
San Isidro3.75%2,1072,238-5.85%-1.14%
San Victor2.60%1,4611,22019.75%3.49%
Saoquegue6.51%3,6602,95923.69%4.13%
Baganga Total56,24153,4265.27%0.98%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Baganga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 217,755,849.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009122,952,684.87
2010130,021,206.915.75%
2011144,772,883.9111.35%
2012141,282,239.84-2.41%
2013152,117,175.117.67%
2014173,523,604.3014.07%
2015197,339,220.7313.72%
2016217,755,849.7310.35%

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 Baganga is 5 to 9, with 7,287 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 382 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,180
1 to 45,769
5 to 97,287
10 to 146,551
15 to 195,555
20 to 244,498
25 to 294,048
30 to 343,608
35 to 393,411
40 to 443,107
45 to 492,900
50 to 542,454
55 to 591,903
60 to 641,388
65 to 69968
70 to 74730
75 to 79502
80 and over382
Total56,241

Historical population

The population of Baganga grew from 17,993 in 1960 to 56,241 in 2015, an increase of 38,248 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.98%, or an increase of 2,815 people, from the previous population of 53,426 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,993
27,6784.30%
32,6703.38%
40,0394.15%
37,719-0.60%
39,7500.99%
43,1221.76%
48,3551.59%
53,4263.70%
56,2410.98%

Location

The municipal center of Baganga is situated at approximately 7° 34' North, 126° 34' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.7 meters or 45.0 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 Baganga are Bislig, Mati, Tagum, Panabo, Samal, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Cateel, Caraga, Boston, Manay, New Bataan, and Compostela. Its distance from the national capital is 986.77 kilometers (613.15 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 986.77 kilometers (613.15 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,241, ranked 438 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 365.06 square kilometers, ranked 21 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 59 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,467 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.98%, ranked 419 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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