Governor Generoso, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
Barangay count20
Postal code8210
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDavao Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)365.75 km2 (141.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)55,109
Density (2015)151 / km2 (390 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 40' North, 126° 5' East (6.6584, 126.0798)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.0 meters (55.8 feet)

Governor Generoso is a coastal municipality in the province of Davao Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 365.75 square kilometers or 141.22 square miles which constitutes 6.44% of Davao Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 55,109. This represented 9.86% of the total population of Davao Oriental province, or 1.13% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 151 inhabitants per square kilometer or 390 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Governor Generoso has 20 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)
Anitap2.34%1,2901,1938.13%1.50%
Crispin Dela Cruz3.14%1,7282,110-18.10%-3.73%
Don Aurelio Chicote4.45%2,4532,05919.14%3.39%
Lavigan4.84%2,6682,5534.50%0.84%
Luzon5.68%3,1282,9466.18%1.15%
Magdug4.19%2,3072,2980.39%0.07%
Manuel Roxas4.39%2,4202,3174.45%0.83%
Monserrat3.33%1,8331,63312.25%2.22%
Nangan8.02%4,4194,1825.67%1.06%
Oregon2.04%1,1261,146-1.75%-0.33%
Poblacion8.70%4,7924,07217.68%3.15%
Pundaguitan4.48%2,4702,3365.74%1.07%
Sergio Osmeña3.45%1,9041,72610.31%1.89%
Surop4.42%2,4352,2926.24%1.16%
Tagabebe4.04%2,2262,0976.15%1.14%
Tamban2.69%1,4831,3738.01%1.48%
Tandang Sora2.54%1,3991,467-4.64%-0.90%
Tibanban17.04%9,3928,31013.02%2.36%
Tiblawan7.59%4,1823,00239.31%6.52%
Upper Tibanban2.64%1,4541,26015.40%2.76%
Governor Generoso Total55,10950,3729.40%1.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Governor Generoso for the fiscal year of 2016 was 148,510,382.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200981,990,481.01
201087,044,894.666.16%
201196,846,000.6611.26%
201296,462,864.70-0.40%
2013105,836,662.559.72%
2014116,461,080.1110.04%
2015133,032,618.4314.23%
2016148,510,382.3111.63%

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 Governor Generoso is 5 to 9, with 6,807 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 388 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,204
1 to 45,385
5 to 96,807
10 to 146,403
15 to 195,457
20 to 244,718
25 to 294,120
30 to 343,390
35 to 393,114
40 to 442,994
45 to 492,943
50 to 542,469
55 to 592,005
60 to 641,440
65 to 691,035
70 to 74726
75 to 79511
80 and over388
Total55,109

Historical population

The population of Governor Generoso grew from 21,651 in 1960 to 55,109 in 2015, an increase of 33,458 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.73%, or an increase of 4,737 people, from the previous population of 50,372 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,651
28,3292.66%
32,7952.98%
34,8031.20%
39,8571.37%
41,4330.73%
42,7050.65%
46,7451.25%
50,3722.76%
55,1091.73%

Location

The municipal center of Governor Generoso is situated at approximately 6° 40' North, 126° 5' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.0 meters or 55.8 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 Governor Generoso are Mati, Samal, Davao City, Digos, Panabo, and Tagum. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, Lupon, Banaybanay, Pantukan, Malita, and Tarragona. Its distance from the national capital is 1,039.57 kilometers (645.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,039.57 kilometers (645.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 55,109, ranked 453 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 141.22 square kilometers, ranked 241 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 151 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,139 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.73%, ranked 409 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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