Danao, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count42
Postal code6004
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)107.30 km2 (41.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)136,471
Density (2015)1,272 / km2 (3,294 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 31' North, 124° 2' East (10.5205, 124.0270)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.4 meters (21.1 feet)

Danao is a coastal component city in the island province of Cebu.

The city has a land area of 107.30 square kilometers or 41.43 square miles which constitutes 2.17% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 136,471. This represented 4.64% of the total population of Cebu province, or 1.84% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,272 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,294 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Danao has 42 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)
Baliang1.35%1,8431,7286.66%1.23%
Bayabas0.52%71460917.24%3.07%
Binaliw1.93%2,6352,34112.56%2.28%
Cabungahan1.70%2,3172,2015.27%0.98%
Cagat‑Lamac0.92%1,2531,02322.48%3.94%
Cahumayan3.05%4,1623,50618.71%3.32%
Cambanay2.58%3,5262,81825.12%4.36%
Cambubho0.69%94059458.25%9.13%
Cogon‑Cruz3.07%4,1883,03438.04%6.33%
Danasan0.99%1,3501,2666.64%1.23%
Dungga0.93%1,2731,01725.17%4.37%
Dunggoan4.62%6,3105,31318.77%3.33%
Guinacot3.56%4,8534,08918.68%3.32%
Guinsay6.71%9,1527,88716.04%2.87%
Ibo0.86%1,17196421.47%3.77%
Langosig0.75%1,02075036.00%6.03%
Lawaan1.23%1,6791,35224.19%4.21%
Licos1.36%1,8521,58117.14%3.06%
Looc6.99%9,5439,2003.73%0.70%
Magtagobtob0.33%45338218.59%3.30%
Malapoc0.92%1,25697428.95%4.96%
Manlayag1.20%1,6381,5783.80%0.71%
Mantija1.06%1,4471,23317.36%3.09%
Masaba2.26%3,0902,74312.65%2.29%
Maslog7.28%9,9299,8920.37%0.07%
Nangka0.30%413446-7.40%-1.45%
Oguis0.46%6346005.67%1.05%
Pili0.57%77767714.77%2.66%
Poblacion6.66%9,0908,7104.36%0.82%
Quisol1.07%1,4611,25516.41%2.94%
Sabang9.11%12,4319,94525.00%4.34%
Sacsac0.45%61851420.23%3.57%
Sandayong Norte1.09%1,4901,4542.48%0.47%
Sandayong Sur2.25%3,0692,8089.29%1.71%
Santa Rosa1.14%1,5591,15135.45%5.95%
Santican0.89%1,2181,01420.12%3.55%
Sibacan0.47%63551922.35%3.92%
Suba5.51%7,5236,78510.88%1.99%
Taboc4.02%5,4824,88012.34%2.24%
Taytay2.87%3,9143,6188.18%1.51%
Togonon1.19%1,6191,39416.14%2.89%
Tuburan Sur5.09%6,9445,40728.43%4.88%
Danao Total136,471119,25214.44%2.60%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Danao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 535,357,539.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009337,763,908.41
2010360,876,887.506.84%
2011391,234,200.498.41%
2012371,528,766.27-5.04%
2013380,757,676.702.48%
2014444,545,886.0116.75%
2015479,858,162.287.94%
2016535,357,539.8211.57%

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 Danao is 5 to 9, with 14,930 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 911 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,903
1 to 412,129
5 to 914,930
10 to 1413,890
15 to 1913,672
20 to 2414,293
25 to 2911,323
30 to 349,819
35 to 398,933
40 to 447,723
45 to 496,739
50 to 545,624
55 to 594,728
60 to 643,745
65 to 692,429
70 to 741,555
75 to 791,125
80 and over911
Total136,471

Historical population

The population of Danao grew from 32,826 in 1960 to 136,471 in 2015, an increase of 103,645 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.60%, or an increase of 17,219 people, from the previous population of 119,252 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,826
47,6623.72%
50,2601.07%
56,9672.54%
73,3582.56%
79,9321.62%
98,7814.64%
109,3541.41%
119,2523.20%
136,4712.60%

Location

The city center of Danao is situated at approximately 10° 31' North, 124° 2' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.4 meters or 21.1 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 Danao are Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, Talisay, Naga, and Toledo. The nearest municipalities are Compostela, Carmen, Liloan, Consolacion, Catmon, and Sogod. Its distance from the national capital is 558.87 kilometers (347.27 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Compostela, Cebu, 7.24 kilometers (4.50 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 7.44 kilometers (4.63 miles) to the North (N9°W)
  • Liloan, Cebu, 13.65 kilometers (8.48 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Consolacion, Cebu, 17.67 kilometers (10.98 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Catmon, Cebu, 22.29 kilometers (13.85 miles) to the North (N4°W)
  • Sogod, Cebu, 25.46 kilometers (15.82 miles) to the North (N6°W)

Nearest cities

  • Mandaue, 23.56 kilometers (14.64 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 24.69 kilometers (15.34 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Cebu City, 27.61 kilometers (17.16 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S32°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 36.31 kilometers (22.56 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 45.40 kilometers (28.21 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)
  • Toledo, Cebu, 45.71 kilometers (28.41 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S69°W)

Distance from Manila: 558.87 kilometers (347.27 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 136,471, ranked 100 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.43 square kilometers, ranked 983 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,272 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 122 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.60%, ranked 297 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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