Enrique B. Magalona, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count23
Postal code6118
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)113.25 km2 (43.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)62,921
Density (2015)556 / km2 (1,439 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 53' North, 122° 59' East (10.8770, 122.9814)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.0 feet)

Enrique B. Magalona, formerly known as Saravia, is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 113.25 square kilometers or 43.73 square miles which constitutes 1.45% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 62,921. This represented 2.52% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 556 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,439 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Enrique B. Magalona has 23 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)
Alacaygan4.21%2,6502,668-0.67%-0.13%
Alicante11.07%6,9666,6364.97%0.93%
Batea2.21%1,3901,13222.79%3.99%
Canlusong2.28%1,4361,26213.79%2.49%
Consing7.58%4,7684,6841.79%0.34%
Cudangdang2.26%1,4211,444-1.59%-0.31%
Damgo3.35%2,1082,0124.77%0.89%
Gahit3.61%2,2721,79226.79%4.62%
Latasan2.72%1,7091,5589.69%1.78%
Madalag4.26%2,6782,6680.37%0.07%
Manta‑angan4.13%2,5962,25914.92%2.68%
Nanca4.77%2,9992,8206.35%1.18%
Pasil4.07%2,5602,20116.31%2.92%
Poblacion I4.47%2,8102,6008.08%1.49%
Poblacion II3.19%2,0062,152-6.78%-1.33%
Poblacion III4.99%3,1422,9048.20%1.51%
San Isidro6.04%3,7993,5347.50%1.39%
San Jose4.09%2,5762,27813.08%2.37%
Santo Niño2.58%1,6211,648-1.64%-0.31%
Tabigue5.39%3,3943,2275.18%0.97%
Tanza5.61%3,5313,685-4.18%-0.81%
Tomongtong2.53%1,5941,5254.52%0.85%
Tuburan4.60%2,8952,7455.46%1.02%
Enrique B. Magalona Total62,92159,4345.87%1.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Enrique B. Magalona for the fiscal year of 2016 was 138,325,865.88.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200976,092,867.20
201079,917,682.425.03%
201188,446,114.4510.67%
201284,655,592.60-4.29%
201393,737,759.6310.73%
2014109,383,532.5816.69%
2015124,569,113.5713.88%
2016138,325,865.8811.04%

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 Enrique B. Magalona is 5 to 9, with 6,975 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 610 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,249
1 to 45,500
5 to 96,975
10 to 146,312
15 to 195,926
20 to 245,693
25 to 294,798
30 to 344,168
35 to 393,909
40 to 443,529
45 to 493,496
50 to 542,962
55 to 592,538
60 to 642,057
65 to 691,454
70 to 741,050
75 to 79695
80 and over610
Total62,921

Historical population

The population of Enrique B. Magalona grew from 32,340 in 1960 to 62,921 in 2015, an increase of 30,581 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 3,487 people, from the previous population of 59,434 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,340
35,2010.83%
43,1854.19%
44,4110.56%
48,8660.96%
54,4212.04%
54,4900.03%
57,4240.73%
59,4341.26%
62,9211.09%

Location

The municipal center of Enrique B. Magalona is situated at approximately 10° 53' North, 122° 59' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 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 Enrique B. Magalona are Silay, Victorias, Talisay, Bacolod, Cadiz, and Bago. The nearest municipalities are Manapla, Banate, Barotac Viejo, Anilao, Dumangas, and Murcia. Its distance from the national capital is 464.77 kilometers (288.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 464.77 kilometers (288.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 62,921, ranked 349 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.73 square kilometers, ranked 911 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 556 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 317 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.09%, ranked 1,318 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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