Pulupandan, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count20
Postal code6102
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesGuimaras Strait [Sulu Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)23.00 km2 (8.88 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,735
Density (2015)1,206 / km2 (3,123 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 31' North, 122° 48' East (10.5188, 122.8034)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.8 meters (25.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 23.00 square kilometers or 8.88 square miles which constitutes 0.29% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,735. This represented 1.11% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,206 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,123 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pulupandan has 20 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 Zone 15.70%1,5811,5541.74%0.33%
Barangay Zone 1‑A5.11%1,4171,3604.19%0.78%
Barangay Zone 28.27%2,2952,07710.50%1.92%
Barangay Zone 32.66%7387241.93%0.37%
Barangay Zone 45.47%1,5161,3809.86%1.81%
Barangay Zone 4‑A3.62%1,00485317.70%3.15%
Barangay Zone 55.00%1,3881,25310.77%1.97%
Barangay Zone 610.60%2,9402,6839.58%1.76%
Barangay Zone 74.37%1,2111,07412.76%2.31%
Canjusa7.18%1,9911,9064.46%0.83%
Crossing Pulupandan5.11%1,4161,3901.87%0.35%
Culo1.82%50641222.82%3.99%
Mabini3.65%1,01391111.20%2.04%
Pag‑ayon3.54%98181919.78%3.50%
Palaka Norte3.41%9459321.39%0.26%
Palaka Sur3.61%1,00290211.09%2.02%
Patic7.61%2,1111,79017.93%3.19%
Tapong4.21%1,1681,02513.95%2.52%
Ubay6.91%1,9161,8155.56%1.04%
Utod2.15%59649021.63%3.80%
Pulupandan Total27,73525,3509.41%1.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pulupandan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 70,731,445.68.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200954,992,945.95
201053,323,092.48-3.04%
201156,688,087.036.31%
201258,975,860.594.04%
201356,662,445.75-3.92%
201456,265,620.92-0.70%
201567,336,725.4919.68%
201670,731,445.685.04%

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 Pulupandan is 5 to 9, with 2,589 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 254 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1441
1 to 41,831
5 to 92,589
10 to 142,540
15 to 192,481
20 to 242,532
25 to 292,271
30 to 342,050
35 to 391,992
40 to 441,864
45 to 491,693
50 to 541,494
55 to 591,227
60 to 64991
65 to 69702
70 to 74435
75 to 79348
80 and over254
Total27,735

Historical population

The population of Pulupandan grew from 14,844 in 1960 to 27,735 in 2015, an increase of 12,891 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.73%, or an increase of 2,385 people, from the previous population of 25,350 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,844
19,4762.69%
23,6653.99%
24,8240.96%
22,983-0.77%
24,9321.54%
25,8490.78%
27,0720.64%
25,350-2.36%
27,7351.73%

Location

The municipal center of Pulupandan is situated at approximately 10° 31' North, 122° 48' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.8 meters or 25.7 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 Pulupandan are Bago, La Carlota, Bacolod, Talisay, Iloilo City, and Silay. The nearest municipalities are Valladolid, San Enrique, San Lorenzo, Pontevedra, Sibunag, and Buenavista. Its distance from the national capital is 492.10 kilometers (305.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 492.10 kilometers (305.77 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,735, ranked 956 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.88 square kilometers, ranked 1,540 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,206 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 123 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.73%, ranked 897 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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