Ginatilan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count14
Postal code6028
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)70.10 km2 (27.07 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,919
Density (2015)227 / km2 (588 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 34' North, 123° 19' East (9.5687, 123.3150)
Estimated elevation above sea level35.0 meters (114.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 70.10 square kilometers or 27.07 square miles which constitutes 1.42% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,919. This represented 0.54% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 227 inhabitants per square kilometer or 588 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ginatilan has 14 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)
Anao2.69%428534-19.85%-4.13%
Cagsing7.66%1,2191,1624.91%0.92%
Calabawan3.47%5535382.79%0.52%
Cambagte3.25%518577-10.23%-2.03%
Campisong2.78%443459-3.49%-0.67%
Canorong5.06%805819-1.71%-0.33%
Guiwanon6.58%1,0479688.16%1.50%
Looc6.73%1,0711,0502.00%0.38%
Malatbo5.04%802815-1.60%-0.31%
Mangaco8.04%1,2801,2185.09%0.95%
Palanas15.12%2,4071,97022.18%3.89%
Poblacion19.66%3,1303,0452.79%0.53%
Salamanca4.15%6606403.13%0.59%
San Roque9.77%1,5561,5321.57%0.30%
Ginatilan Total15,91915,3273.86%0.72%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ginatilan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 57,545,949.08.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200932,261,761.66
201034,020,244.185.45%
201137,658,277.0810.69%
201236,006,096.60-4.39%
201340,850,164.7613.45%
201446,196,683.6813.09%
201552,319,753.1413.25%
201657,545,949.089.99%

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 Ginatilan is 5 to 9, with 1,644 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 259 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1262
1 to 41,268
5 to 91,644
10 to 141,556
15 to 191,596
20 to 241,498
25 to 291,204
30 to 341,013
35 to 39945
40 to 44834
45 to 49817
50 to 54701
55 to 59619
60 to 64553
65 to 69462
70 to 74399
75 to 79289
80 and over259
Total15,919

Historical population

The population of Ginatilan grew from 8,150 in 1960 to 15,919 in 2015, an increase of 7,769 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.72%, or an increase of 592 people, from the previous population of 15,327 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,150
9,0361.01%
10,0552.17%
10,5661.00%
11,1600.55%
11,9241.25%
14,0733.62%
13,654-0.42%
15,3274.30%
15,9190.72%

Location

The municipal center of Ginatilan is situated at approximately 9° 34' North, 123° 19' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 35.0 meters or 114.7 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 Ginatilan are Tanjay, Bais, Dumaguete, Tagbilaran, Bayawan, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are Samboan, Malabuyoc, Oslob, Amlan, Santander, and Alegria. Its distance from the national capital is 610.91 kilometers (379.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 610.91 kilometers (379.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,919, ranked 1,374 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.07 square kilometers, ranked 1,227 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 227 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 877 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.72%, ranked 125 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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