San Lorenzo, Province of Guimaras

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceGuimaras
Barangay count12
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Guimaras
Area (2007)93.04 km2 (35.92 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,112
Density (2015)281 / km2 (727 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 35' North, 122° 42' East (10.5913, 122.7024)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.7 feet)

San Lorenzo is a coastal municipality in the island province of Guimaras.

The municipality has a land area of 93.04 square kilometers or 35.92 square miles which constitutes 15.39% of Guimaras's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,112. This represented 14.95% of the total population of Guimaras province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 281 inhabitants per square kilometer or 727 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Lorenzo has 12 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)
Aguilar7.15%1,8681,8312.02%0.38%
Cabano18.83%4,9174,31214.03%2.53%
Cabungahan5.14%1,3411,2735.34%1.00%
Constancia13.08%3,4163,1299.17%1.68%
Gaban8.63%2,2532,1335.63%1.05%
Igcawayan4.77%1,2461,11212.05%2.19%
M. Chavez10.73%2,8032,6306.58%1.22%
San Enrique7.85%2,0511,81712.88%2.33%
Sapal5.92%1,5471,4605.96%1.11%
Sebario6.14%1,6031,5513.35%0.63%
Suclaran7.41%1,9341,7659.58%1.76%
Tamborong4.34%1,1331,01911.19%2.04%
San Lorenzo Total26,11224,0328.66%1.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Lorenzo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 81,292,507.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,840,979.59
201040,500,500.627.03%
201143,593,047.847.64%
201242,356,338.09-2.84%
201348,469,482.5114.43%
201461,978,152.6627.87%
201573,484,362.4718.56%
201681,292,507.2210.63%

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 San Lorenzo is 5 to 9, with 2,769 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 268 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1485
1 to 42,305
5 to 92,769
10 to 142,558
15 to 192,537
20 to 242,373
25 to 292,172
30 to 341,904
35 to 391,710
40 to 441,554
45 to 491,316
50 to 541,129
55 to 591,008
60 to 64783
65 to 69546
70 to 74409
75 to 79286
80 and over268
Total26,112

Historical population

The population of San Lorenzo grew from 18,537 in 1995 to 26,112 in 2015, an increase of 7,575 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.59%, or an increase of 2,080 people, from the previous population of 24,032 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,537
20,1681.82%
22,3191.41%
24,0322.73%
26,1121.59%

Location

The municipal center of San Lorenzo is situated at approximately 10° 35' North, 122° 42' East, in the island of Guimaras. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 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 San Lorenzo are Bago, Iloilo City, Bacolod, La Carlota, Talisay, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Sibunag, Buenavista, Pulupandan, Jordan, Nueva Valencia, and Valladolid. Its distance from the national capital is 480.38 kilometers (298.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 480.38 kilometers (298.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,112, ranked 1,037 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 35.92 square kilometers, ranked 1,069 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 281 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 718 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.59%, ranked 1,464 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
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