Sibunag, Province of Guimaras

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceGuimaras
Barangay count14
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea], Panay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Guimaras
Area (2007)120.04 km2 (46.35 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,158
Density (2015)185 / km2 (478 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 30' North, 122° 38' East (10.5028, 122.6304)
Estimated elevation above sea level99.9 meters (327.7 feet)

Sibunag is a coastal municipality in the island province of Guimaras.

The municipality has a land area of 120.04 square kilometers or 46.35 square miles which constitutes 19.86% of Guimaras's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,158. This represented 12.69% of the total population of Guimaras province, or 0.29% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 185 inhabitants per square kilometer or 478 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sibunag has 14 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)
Alegria8.33%1,8461,64112.49%2.27%
Ayangan7.46%1,6541,6410.79%0.15%
Bubog3.33%7387232.07%0.39%
Concordia Norte4.26%94585410.66%1.95%
Dasal8.38%1,8561,55019.74%3.49%
Inampologan0.97%215271-20.66%-4.31%
Maabay10.80%2,3942,1959.07%1.67%
Millan8.43%1,8671,7645.84%1.09%
Oracon Norte4.81%1,0659808.67%1.60%
Ravina9.18%2,0341,49436.14%6.05%
Sabang9.24%2,0471,68321.63%3.80%
San Isidro9.62%2,1311,73123.11%4.04%
Sebaste10.66%2,3622,2116.83%1.27%
Tanglad4.53%1,00482721.40%3.76%
Sibunag Total22,15819,56513.25%2.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sibunag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,816,470.60.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,456,799.36
201039,379,925.068.02%
201142,732,984.238.51%
201240,995,962.53-4.06%
201346,527,554.7713.49%
201453,327,477.3814.61%
201560,706,229.9913.84%
201666,816,470.6010.07%

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 Sibunag is 5 to 9, with 2,307 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 250 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1445
1 to 41,917
5 to 92,307
10 to 142,068
15 to 192,169
20 to 242,163
25 to 291,923
30 to 341,561
35 to 391,366
40 to 441,261
45 to 491,182
50 to 541,037
55 to 59797
60 to 64608
65 to 69475
70 to 74340
75 to 79289
80 and over250
Total22,158

Historical population

The population of Sibunag grew from 17,773 in 1995 to 22,158 in 2015, an increase of 4,385 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.40%, or an increase of 2,593 people, from the previous population of 19,565 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,773
20,1042.68%
17,552-1.85%
19,5654.03%
22,1582.40%

Location

The municipal center of Sibunag is situated at approximately 10° 30' North, 122° 38' East, in the island of Guimaras. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 99.9 meters or 327.7 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 Sibunag are Iloilo City, Bago, La Carlota, Bacolod, Talisay, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Nueva Valencia, San Lorenzo, Jordan, Pulupandan, Buenavista, and Valladolid. Its distance from the national capital is 486.48 kilometers (302.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 486.48 kilometers (302.29 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,158, ranked 1,187 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.35 square kilometers, ranked 886 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 185 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,019 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.40%, ranked 1,248 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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