Himamaylan, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count19
Postal code6108
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPanay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)367.04 km2 (141.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)106,880
Density (2015)291 / km2 (754 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 6' North, 122° 52' East (10.1000, 122.8700)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.8 meters (25.5 feet)

Himamaylan is a coastal component city in the province of Negros Occidental.

The city has a land area of 367.04 square kilometers or 141.71 square miles which constitutes 4.70% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 106,880. This represented 4.28% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 1.42% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 291 inhabitants per square kilometer or 754 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Himamaylan has 19 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)
Aguisan10.60%11,33211,908-4.84%-0.94%
Barangay I1.48%1,5871,752-9.42%-1.87%
Barangay II2.61%2,7922,848-1.97%-0.38%
Barangay III5.03%5,3744,82911.29%2.06%
Barangay IV4.88%5,2155,725-8.91%-1.76%
Buenavista8.23%8,7968,3245.67%1.06%
Cabadiangan4.83%5,1675,0622.07%0.39%
Cabanbanan2.13%2,2742,2013.32%0.62%
Carabalan9.44%10,0889,1919.76%1.79%
Caradio‑an8.67%9,2648,7545.83%1.08%
Libacao4.61%4,9244,8042.50%0.47%
Mahalang4.24%4,5373,76820.41%3.60%
Mambagaton4.51%4,8253,97221.48%3.77%
Nabali‑an2.68%2,8622,907-1.55%-0.30%
San Antonio3.33%3,5583,5260.91%0.17%
Sara‑et3.59%3,8403,969-3.25%-0.63%
Su‑ay7.86%8,4038,0264.70%0.88%
Talaban7.17%7,6677,3803.89%0.73%
To‑oy4.09%4,3754,0607.76%1.43%
Himamaylan Total106,880103,0063.76%0.71%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Himamaylan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 552,994,367.52.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009364,992,501.11
2010403,729,754.5110.61%
2011439,458,819.048.85%
2012378,626,026.36-13.84%
2013398,599,133.345.28%
2014446,392,726.3211.99%
2015505,342,083.3313.21%
2016552,994,367.529.43%

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 Himamaylan is 5 to 9, with 12,253 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 798 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,232
1 to 49,493
5 to 912,253
10 to 1412,067
15 to 1910,700
20 to 249,663
25 to 298,094
30 to 347,119
35 to 396,518
40 to 445,744
45 to 495,437
50 to 544,782
55 to 594,130
60 to 643,231
65 to 692,179
70 to 741,398
75 to 791,042
80 and over798
Total106,880

Historical population

The population of Himamaylan grew from 41,985 in 1960 to 106,880 in 2015, an increase of 64,895 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 3,874 people, from the previous population of 103,006 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
41,985
53,6632.43%
65,5214.09%
70,4671.47%
81,0141.40%
83,2680.52%
88,6841.36%
102,0141.95%
103,0060.35%
106,8800.71%

Location

The city center of Himamaylan is situated at approximately 10° 6' North, 122° 52' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.8 meters or 25.5 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 Himamaylan are Kabankalan, La Carlota, Guihulngan, Bago, Canlaon, and Bais. The nearest municipalities are Binalbagan, Ilog, Isabela, Hinigaran, Moises Padilla, and Pontevedra. Its distance from the national capital is 537.61 kilometers (334.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 537.61 kilometers (334.05 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 106,880, ranked 144 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 141.71 square kilometers, ranked 230 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 291 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 664 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.71%, ranked 769 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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