Hinigaran, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count24
Postal code6106
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPanay Gulf [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)154.92 km2 (59.81 sq mi)
Population (2015)85,602
Density (2015)553 / km2 (1,431 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 16' North, 122° 51' East (10.2742, 122.8519)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.9 meters (25.8 feet)

Hinigaran is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 154.92 square kilometers or 59.81 square miles which constitutes 1.99% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 85,602. This represented 3.43% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 1.14% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 553 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,431 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hinigaran has 24 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)
Anahaw4.00%3,4283,520-2.61%-0.50%
Aranda3.65%3,1213,123-0.06%-0.01%
Baga‑as3.92%3,3543,3220.96%0.18%
Barangay I4.16%3,5643,4682.77%0.52%
Barangay II4.71%4,0363,7308.20%1.51%
Barangay III3.37%2,8812,53613.60%2.46%
Barangay IV2.38%2,0352,208-7.84%-1.54%
Bato3.32%2,8392,7553.05%0.57%
Calapi3.96%3,3873,2155.35%1.00%
Camalobalo3.33%2,8532,42117.84%3.18%
Camba‑og3.68%3,1463,0981.55%0.29%
Cambugsa1.43%1,2251,226-0.08%-0.02%
Candumarao2.58%2,2072,1532.51%0.47%
Gargato10.49%8,9808,15410.13%1.85%
Himaya4.14%3,5423,4073.96%0.74%
Miranda6.14%5,2545,1292.44%0.46%
Nanunga8.13%6,9586,8072.22%0.42%
Narauis2.89%2,4772,3485.49%1.02%
Palayog1.19%1,0199754.51%0.84%
Paticui3.01%2,5732,4694.21%0.79%
Pilar5.37%4,6004,3376.06%1.13%
Quiwi1.75%1,4981,4394.10%0.77%
Tagda8.46%7,2447,0253.12%0.59%
Tuguis3.95%3,3813,06010.49%1.92%
Hinigaran Total85,60281,9254.49%0.84%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hinigaran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 196,015,291.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009110,379,401.85
2010121,670,467.0610.23%
2011136,836,464.1612.46%
2012126,620,386.01-7.47%
2013139,080,235.849.84%
2014159,035,969.7814.35%
2015178,914,042.6212.50%
2016196,015,291.339.56%

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 Hinigaran is 5 to 9, with 8,883 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 870 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,452
1 to 46,963
5 to 98,883
10 to 148,714
15 to 198,112
20 to 247,563
25 to 296,917
30 to 345,789
35 to 395,534
40 to 444,925
45 to 494,740
50 to 544,264
55 to 593,628
60 to 642,789
65 to 692,050
70 to 741,367
75 to 791,042
80 and over870
Total85,602

Historical population

The population of Hinigaran grew from 36,240 in 1960 to 85,602 in 2015, an increase of 49,362 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.84%, or an increase of 3,677 people, from the previous population of 81,925 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
36,240
46,0102.36%
52,0182.49%
54,7171.02%
68,7392.31%
71,5190.75%
74,9971.02%
80,5280.99%
81,9250.63%
85,6020.84%

Location

The municipal center of Hinigaran is situated at approximately 10° 16' North, 122° 51' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.9 meters or 25.8 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 Hinigaran are La Carlota, Himamaylan, Bago, Kabankalan, Canlaon, and Bacolod. The nearest municipalities are Binalbagan, Pontevedra, San Enrique, Isabela, La Castellana, and Valladolid. Its distance from the national capital is 519.05 kilometers (322.53 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 519.05 kilometers (322.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 85,602, ranked 206 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.81 square kilometers, ranked 694 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 553 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 318 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.84%, ranked 792 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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