Cateel, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
Barangay count16
Postal code8205
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)545.56 km2 (210.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)40,704
Density (2015)75 / km2 (193 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 47' North, 126° 27' East (7.7897, 126.4525)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.5 meters (37.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 545.56 square kilometers or 210.64 square miles which constitutes 9.61% of Davao Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 40,704. This represented 7.28% of the total population of Davao Oriental province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 75 inhabitants per square kilometer or 193 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cateel has 16 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)
Abijod4.97%2,0241,78913.14%2.38%
Alegria4.33%1,7611,7550.34%0.07%
Aliwagwag3.46%1,4071,3861.52%0.29%
Aragon4.93%2,0071,52531.61%5.37%
Baybay2.14%8718433.32%0.62%
Maglahus3.85%1,5671,5362.02%0.38%
Mainit4.90%1,9931,75913.30%2.41%
Malibago4.98%2,0291,9334.97%0.93%
Poblacion21.31%8,6738,3643.69%0.69%
San Alfonso9.43%3,8383,5348.60%1.58%
San Antonio8.67%3,5303,634-2.86%-0.55%
San Miguel2.62%1,06779434.38%5.79%
San Rafael7.07%2,8762,56412.17%2.21%
San Vicente1.97%800813-1.60%-0.31%
Santa Filomena3.63%1,4781,26716.65%2.98%
Taytayan11.75%4,7835,083-5.90%-1.15%
Cateel Total40,70438,5795.51%1.03%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cateel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 137,649,998.41.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200976,393,467.43
201081,254,691.286.36%
201188,662,948.159.12%
201286,124,377.25-2.86%
201395,315,144.8610.67%
2014109,194,790.2914.56%
2015124,564,565.2514.08%
2016137,649,998.4110.50%

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 Cateel is 5 to 9, with 5,138 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 306 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1955
1 to 44,310
5 to 95,138
10 to 144,797
15 to 194,009
20 to 243,342
25 to 293,104
30 to 342,572
35 to 392,348
40 to 442,181
45 to 492,067
50 to 541,713
55 to 591,352
60 to 641,024
65 to 69675
70 to 74456
75 to 79355
80 and over306
Total40,704

Historical population

The population of Cateel grew from 14,586 in 1960 to 40,704 in 2015, an increase of 26,118 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.03%, or an increase of 2,125 people, from the previous population of 38,579 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,586
14,6330.03%
15,8491.61%
20,0844.85%
26,1442.67%
27,2110.75%
28,6551.11%
33,1092.01%
38,5795.72%
40,7041.03%

Location

The municipal center of Cateel is situated at approximately 7° 47' North, 126° 27' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.5 meters or 37.6 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 Cateel are Bislig, Tagum, Mati, Panabo, Samal, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Boston, Baganga, Lingig, Compostela, New Bataan, and Monkayo. Its distance from the national capital is 960.58 kilometers (596.88 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 960.58 kilometers (596.88 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 40,704, ranked 656 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 210.64 square kilometers, ranked 120 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 75 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,415 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.03%, ranked 83 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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