Aloguinsan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count15
Postal code6040
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)61.92 km2 (23.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,100
Density (2015)518 / km2 (1,343 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 13' North, 123° 33' East (10.2227, 123.5490)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.1 meters (16.8 feet)

Aloguinsan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 61.92 square kilometers or 23.91 square miles which constitutes 1.25% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,100. This represented 1.09% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 518 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,343 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aloguinsan 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)
Angilan8.21%2,6341,92636.76%6.14%
Bojo5.82%1,8691,60316.59%2.97%
Bonbon24.32%7,8076,61118.09%3.22%
Esperanza5.81%1,8661,7596.08%1.13%
Kandingan2.92%93784810.50%1.92%
Kantabogon5.29%1,6971,52611.21%2.04%
Kawasan6.98%2,2391,97513.37%2.42%
Olango3.59%1,1511,02612.18%2.21%
Poblacion10.57%3,3922,74723.48%4.10%
Punay4.81%1,5441,5310.85%0.16%
Rosario5.82%1,8681,8640.21%0.04%
Saksak3.60%1,1571,1391.58%0.30%
Tampa‑an6.30%2,0211,51333.58%5.67%
Toyokon2.16%6936801.91%0.36%
Zaragosa3.82%1,22590235.81%6.00%
Aloguinsan Total32,10027,65016.09%2.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Aloguinsan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 74,289,485.03.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,139,456.40
201042,638,341.176.23%
201146,695,739.239.52%
201246,315,651.32-0.81%
201351,384,485.9810.94%
201460,162,350.7317.08%
201567,408,041.3012.04%
201674,289,485.0310.21%

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 Aloguinsan is 5 to 9, with 3,873 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 295 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1693
1 to 42,996
5 to 93,873
10 to 143,397
15 to 193,208
20 to 243,069
25 to 292,625
30 to 342,207
35 to 391,967
40 to 441,732
45 to 491,457
50 to 541,277
55 to 591,056
60 to 64826
65 to 69629
70 to 74470
75 to 79323
80 and over295
Total32,100

Historical population

The population of Aloguinsan grew from 12,115 in 1960 to 32,100 in 2015, an increase of 19,985 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.88%, or an increase of 4,450 people, from the previous population of 27,650 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,115
13,1920.84%
13,7120.78%
15,7752.84%
19,2141.99%
21,4722.10%
24,1802.58%
26,3531.19%
27,6501.76%
32,1002.88%

Location

The municipal center of Aloguinsan is situated at approximately 10° 13' North, 123° 33' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.1 meters or 16.8 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 Aloguinsan are Carcar, Toledo, Naga, San Carlos, Guihulngan, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Pinamungajan, Barili, San Fernando, Dumanjug, Sibonga, and Minglanilla. Its distance from the national capital is 558.11 kilometers (346.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pinamungajan, Cebu, 6.58 kilometers (4.09 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)
  • Barili, Cebu, 12.76 kilometers (7.93 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S19°W)
  • San Fernando, Cebu, 18.36 kilometers (11.41 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S69°E)
  • Dumanjug, Cebu, 21.97 kilometers (13.65 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Sibonga, Cebu, 24.13 kilometers (14.99 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Minglanilla, Cebu, 27.22 kilometers (16.91 miles) to the East (N85°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 558.11 kilometers (346.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,100, ranked 867 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.91 square kilometers, ranked 1,286 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 518 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 355 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.88%, ranked 264 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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