Candoni, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count9
Postal code6110
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)191.70 km2 (74.02 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,789
Density (2015)114 / km2 (294 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 50' North, 122° 39' East (9.8278, 122.6422)
Estimated elevation above sea level164.6 meters (540.0 feet)

Candoni is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Negros Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 191.70 square kilometers or 74.02 square miles which constitutes 2.46% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,789. This represented 0.87% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 0.29% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 294 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Candoni has 9 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)
Agboy8.73%1,9021,7498.75%1.61%
Banga8.50%1,8531,961-5.51%-1.07%
Cabia‑an6.20%1,3521,3162.74%0.52%
Caningay14.07%3,0663,0261.32%0.25%
Gatuslao10.51%2,2892,433-5.92%-1.15%
Haba10.72%2,3352,1239.99%1.83%
Payauan10.68%2,3262,346-0.85%-0.16%
Poblacion East15.54%3,3863,00712.60%2.29%
Poblacion West15.05%3,2803,375-2.81%-0.54%
Candoni Total21,78921,3362.12%0.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Candoni for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,173,805.90.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,029,487.41
201048,779,830.573.72%
201152,657,986.057.95%
201250,578,813.71-3.95%
201355,536,102.999.80%
201463,500,730.5614.34%
201571,916,608.8013.25%
201679,173,805.9010.09%

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 Candoni is 5 to 9, with 2,653 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 224 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1448
1 to 42,026
5 to 92,653
10 to 142,468
15 to 192,354
20 to 242,018
25 to 291,600
30 to 341,386
35 to 391,100
40 to 441,094
45 to 491,014
50 to 54991
55 to 59847
60 to 64610
65 to 69430
70 to 74294
75 to 79224
80 and over232
Total21,789

Historical population

The population of Candoni grew from 10,258 in 1970 to 21,789 in 2015, an increase of 11,531 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.40%, or an increase of 453 people, from the previous population of 21,336 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,258
12,6144.24%
10,831-3.00%
16,6384.39%
17,0040.41%
19,9873.53%
21,7481.17%
21,336-0.69%
21,7890.40%

Location

The municipal center of Candoni is situated at approximately 9° 50' North, 122° 39' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 164.6 meters or 540.0 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 Candoni are Kabankalan, Sipalay, Himamaylan, Bayawan, Bais, and Tanjay. The nearest municipalities are Cauayan, Ilog, Hinoba-an, Mabinay, Basay, and Binalbagan. Its distance from the national capital is 557.05 kilometers (346.13 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 557.05 kilometers (346.13 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,789, ranked 1,168 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 74.02 square kilometers, ranked 549 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,244 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.40%, ranked 1,407 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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