Tarragona, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
Barangay count10
Postal code8201
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)300.76 km2 (116.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,225
Density (2015)87 / km2 (226 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 3' North, 126° 27' East (7.0495, 126.4490)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.9 meters (55.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 300.76 square kilometers or 116.12 square miles which constitutes 5.30% of Davao Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,225. This represented 4.69% of the total population of Davao Oriental province, or 0.54% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 87 inhabitants per square kilometer or 226 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tarragona has 10 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)
Cabagayan13.82%3,6243,5512.06%0.39%
Central17.28%4,5314,5150.35%0.07%
Dadong4.46%1,1701,376-14.97%-3.04%
Jovellar9.94%2,6072,28614.04%2.53%
Limot10.35%2,7142,5247.53%1.39%
Lucatan9.95%2,6092,4606.06%1.13%
Maganda5.76%1,5101,793-15.78%-3.22%
Ompao4.22%1,1061,183-6.51%-1.27%
Tomoaong9.11%2,3882,3093.42%0.64%
Tubaon15.12%3,9663,6747.95%1.47%
Tarragona Total26,22525,6712.16%0.41%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tarragona for the fiscal year of 2016 was 97,951,887.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,324,697.31
201059,106,692.646.84%
201148,295,210.80-18.29%
201262,560,200.0529.54%
201369,356,929.0110.86%
201478,308,429.2712.91%
201588,171,585.1312.60%
201697,951,887.7311.09%

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 Tarragona is 5 to 9, with 3,233 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 154 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1528
1 to 42,449
5 to 93,233
10 to 143,231
15 to 192,953
20 to 242,267
25 to 291,890
30 to 341,640
35 to 391,586
40 to 441,462
45 to 491,350
50 to 541,108
55 to 59809
60 to 64578
65 to 69507
70 to 74283
75 to 79197
80 and over154
Total26,225

Historical population

The population of Tarragona grew from 9,468 in 1970 to 26,225 in 2015, an increase of 16,757 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.41%, or an increase of 554 people, from the previous population of 25,671 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,468
11,1493.33%
14,1224.84%
18,4952.73%
19,7791.27%
22,8463.14%
24,3630.89%
25,6711.92%
26,2250.41%

Location

The municipal center of Tarragona is situated at approximately 7° 3' North, 126° 27' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.9 meters or 55.4 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 Tarragona are Mati, Samal, Tagum, Panabo, Davao City, and Digos. The nearest municipalities are Manay, Caraga, San Isidro, Maragusan, Banaybanay, and Lupon. Its distance from the national capital is 1,026.12 kilometers (637.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,026.12 kilometers (637.60 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,225, ranked 1,035 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 116.12 square kilometers, ranked 316 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 87 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,364 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.41%, ranked 242 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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