Sagay, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Barangay count25
Postal code6122
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)330.34 km2 (127.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)146,264
Density (2015)443 / km2 (1,147 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 54' North, 123° 25' East (10.8960, 123.4154)
Estimated elevation above sea level37.6 meters (123.2 feet)

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

The city has a land area of 330.34 square kilometers or 127.54 square miles which constitutes 4.23% of Negros Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 146,264. This represented 5.86% of the total population of Negros Occidental province, or 1.94% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 443 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,147 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sagay has 25 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)
Andres Bonifacio2.70%3,9533,9150.97%0.18%
Bato4.20%6,1426,1240.29%0.06%
Baviera1.78%2,6012,5641.44%0.27%
Bulanon5.75%8,4167,36214.32%2.58%
Campo Himoga‑an1.53%2,2422,0897.32%1.35%
Campo Santiago1.95%2,8552,7892.37%0.45%
Colonia Divina2.07%3,0233,0070.53%0.10%
Fabrica3.39%4,9654,9620.06%0.01%
General Luna2.56%3,7473,7430.11%0.02%
Himoga‑an Baybay5.00%7,3077,3010.08%0.02%
Lopez Jaena3.77%5,5195,4281.68%0.32%
Makiling3.14%4,5934,5161.71%0.32%
Malubon2.77%4,0454,216-4.06%-0.79%
Molocaboc2.94%4,3024,2411.44%0.27%
Old Sagay8.96%13,10912,5214.70%0.88%
Paraiso11.45%16,74116,1903.40%0.64%
Plaridel1.80%2,6332,6240.34%0.07%
Poblacion I7.68%11,23110,4257.73%1.43%
Poblacion II7.08%10,3599,8135.56%1.04%
Puey2.30%3,3573,2842.22%0.42%
Rafaela Barrera2.87%4,2053,8788.43%1.55%
Rizal3.94%5,7694,93516.90%3.02%
Taba‑ao3.64%5,3305,1383.74%0.70%
Tadlong2.32%3,3893,3022.63%0.50%
Vito4.40%6,4316,3730.91%0.17%
Sagay Total146,264140,7403.92%0.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sagay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 637,717,302.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009324,047,547.41
2010464,058,096.6543.21%
2011503,471,158.138.49%
2012440,063,723.07-12.59%
2013457,229,352.193.90%
2014524,332,228.2414.68%
2015587,514,339.5112.05%
2016637,717,302.278.54%

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 Sagay is 5 to 9, with 16,896 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,237 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,983
1 to 412,973
5 to 916,896
10 to 1416,090
15 to 1914,754
20 to 2412,949
25 to 2910,862
30 to 349,390
35 to 398,693
40 to 448,122
45 to 497,420
50 to 546,550
55 to 595,743
60 to 644,887
65 to 692,975
70 to 742,214
75 to 791,526
80 and over1,237
Total146,264

Historical population

The population of Sagay grew from 71,335 in 1960 to 146,264 in 2015, an increase of 74,929 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.74%, or an increase of 5,524 people, from the previous population of 140,740 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
71,335
79,7021.09%
95,4213.68%
99,1180.76%
112,7001.29%
128,3742.47%
129,7650.23%
140,5111.10%
140,7400.06%
146,2640.74%

Location

The city center of Sagay is situated at approximately 10° 54' North, 123° 25' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.6 meters or 123.2 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 Sagay are Escalante, Cadiz, Victorias, San Carlos, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Toboso, Manapla, Calatrava, Salvador Benedicto, Bantayan, and Enrique B. Magalona. Its distance from the national capital is 486.81 kilometers (302.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 486.81 kilometers (302.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 146,264, ranked 83 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 127.54 square kilometers, ranked 264 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 443 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 421 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.74%, ranked 1,369 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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