Trinidad, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count20
Postal code6324
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)195.30 km2 (75.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,956
Density (2015)164 / km2 (424 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 5' North, 124° 21' East (10.0773, 124.3434)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.4 meters (37.5 feet)

Trinidad is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 195.30 square kilometers or 75.41 square miles which constitutes 4.05% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,956. This represented 2.43% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 164 inhabitants per square kilometer or 424 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Trinidad 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)
Banlasan3.73%1,1931,07311.18%2.04%
Bongbong3.66%1,1711,1482.00%0.38%
Catoogan3.03%96782617.07%3.05%
Guinobatan6.38%2,0382,0111.34%0.25%
Hinlayagan Ilaud3.55%1,1341,0953.56%0.67%
Hinlayagan Ilaya6.81%2,1751,82519.18%3.40%
Kauswagan7.51%2,4012,2138.50%1.56%
Kinan‑oan4.58%1,4621,31111.52%2.10%
La Union6.24%1,9951,74714.20%2.56%
La Victoria5.04%1,6111,5186.13%1.14%
Mabuhay Cabigohan3.79%1,2111,1336.88%1.28%
Mahagbu3.63%1,1611,04810.78%1.97%
Manuel M. Roxas3.56%1,1381,01711.90%2.16%
Poblacion11.19%3,5762,93621.80%3.83%
San Isidro1.57%501629-20.35%-4.24%
San Vicente6.13%1,9581,7998.84%1.63%
Santo Tomas3.44%1,1001,0138.59%1.58%
Soom6.23%1,9911,71616.03%2.87%
Tagum Norte5.05%1,6141,35818.85%3.34%
Tagum Sur4.88%1,5591,41210.41%1.90%
Trinidad Total31,95628,82810.85%1.98%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Trinidad for the fiscal year of 2016 was 133,419,626.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200958,140,701.16
201063,027,748.048.41%
201171,453,175.5613.37%
201271,095,587.22-0.50%
201382,883,184.8616.58%
201491,826,025.7910.79%
2015121,226,739.5632.02%
2016133,419,626.2910.06%

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 Trinidad is 10 to 14, with 3,759 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 319 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1710
1 to 42,896
5 to 93,703
10 to 143,759
15 to 193,230
20 to 242,599
25 to 292,410
30 to 342,036
35 to 391,797
40 to 441,672
45 to 491,534
50 to 541,374
55 to 591,183
60 to 64990
65 to 69764
70 to 74587
75 to 79393
80 and over319
Total31,956

Historical population

The population of Trinidad grew from 16,428 in 1960 to 31,956 in 2015, an increase of 15,528 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.98%, or an increase of 3,128 people, from the previous population of 28,828 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,428
11,461-3.46%
13,8673.90%
15,5012.25%
19,9452.55%
20,8930.87%
25,6834.53%
27,5800.99%
28,8281.62%
31,9561.98%

Location

The municipal center of Trinidad is situated at approximately 10° 5' North, 124° 21' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.4 meters or 37.5 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 Trinidad are Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Maasin, Cebu City, Talisay, and Danao. The nearest municipalities are Bien Unido, Talibon, San Miguel, Ubay, Dagohoy, and Danao. Its distance from the national capital is 618.90 kilometers (384.57 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bien Unido, Bohol, 7.73 kilometers (4.80 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Talibon, Bohol, 8.20 kilometers (5.09 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • San Miguel, Bohol, 10.08 kilometers (6.26 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Ubay, Bohol, 14.22 kilometers (8.84 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 15.90 kilometers (9.88 miles) to the South (S11°W)
  • Danao, Bohol, 19.80 kilometers (12.30 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 50.31 kilometers (31.26 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N59°W)
  • Mandaue, 51.71 kilometers (32.13 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 55.44 kilometers (34.45 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Cebu City, 55.61 kilometers (34.55 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 57.43 kilometers (35.68 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 60.04 kilometers (37.30 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

Distance from Manila: 618.90 kilometers (384.57 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,956, ranked 880 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 75.41 square kilometers, ranked 563 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 164 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,104 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.98%, ranked 1,265 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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