Moises Padilla, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count15
Postal code6132
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)144.10 km2 (55.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)41,386
Density (2015)287 / km2 (744 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 16' North, 123° 4' East (10.2703, 123.0740)
Estimated elevation above sea level43.3 meters (142.1 feet)

Moises Padilla, formerly known as Magallon, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Negros Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 144.10 square kilometers or 55.64 square miles which constitutes 1.85% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 41,386. This represented 1.66% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 0.55% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 287 inhabitants per square kilometer or 744 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Moises Padilla has 15 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)
Barangay 12.79%1,15696819.42%3.44%
Barangay 20.29%122129-5.43%-1.06%
Barangay 31.07%44438814.43%2.60%
Barangay 42.85%1,1801,191-0.92%-0.18%
Barangay 51.19%494553-10.67%-2.13%
Barangay 62.30%952953-0.10%-0.02%
Barangay 72.27%93879917.40%3.10%
Crossing Magallon8.79%3,6393,843-5.31%-1.03%
Guinpana‑an9.82%4,0633,8904.45%0.83%
Inolingan12.97%5,3675,1474.27%0.80%
Macagahay6.69%2,7672,30220.20%3.57%
Magallon Cadre9.88%4,0873,9852.56%0.48%
Montilla9.43%3,9023,50711.26%2.05%
Odiong11.91%4,9314,6605.82%1.08%
Quintin Remo17.75%7,3446,9425.79%1.08%
Moises Padilla Total41,38639,2575.42%1.01%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Moises Padilla for the fiscal year of 2016 was 103,438,640.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,006,334.07
201063,949,518.626.57%
201169,004,264.857.90%
201268,327,114.33-0.98%
201373,550,289.037.64%
201482,696,357.7812.44%
201593,996,996.8613.67%
2016103,438,640.2910.04%

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 Moises Padilla is 10 to 14, with 4,993 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 349 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1970
1 to 44,274
5 to 94,846
10 to 144,993
15 to 194,398
20 to 243,539
25 to 293,034
30 to 342,373
35 to 392,380
40 to 442,135
45 to 491,923
50 to 541,780
55 to 591,441
60 to 641,176
65 to 69787
70 to 74592
75 to 79396
80 and over349
Total41,386

Historical population

The population of Moises Padilla grew from 13,301 in 1960 to 41,386 in 2015, an increase of 28,085 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 2,129 people, from the previous population of 39,257 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,301
17,5652.76%
22,1064.72%
22,9160.72%
30,7422.98%
31,3500.37%
34,6582.17%
39,2391.73%
39,2570.02%
41,3861.01%

Location

The municipal center of Moises Padilla is situated at approximately 10° 16' North, 123° 4' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 43.3 meters or 142.1 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 Moises Padilla are Canlaon, La Carlota, Guihulngan, Himamaylan, Bago, and Kabankalan. The nearest municipalities are La Castellana, Isabela, Binalbagan, Hinigaran, Pontevedra, and Vallehermoso. Its distance from the national capital is 529.37 kilometers (328.94 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 529.37 kilometers (328.94 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 41,386, ranked 610 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 55.64 square kilometers, ranked 740 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 287 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 677 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.01%, ranked 255 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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