Oslob, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count21
Postal code6025
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)134.75 km2 (52.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,893
Density (2015)207 / km2 (536 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 31' North, 123° 26' East (9.5215, 123.4324)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.4 meters (24.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 134.75 square kilometers or 52.03 square miles which constitutes 2.73% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,893. This represented 0.95% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.38% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 207 inhabitants per square kilometer or 536 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Oslob has 21 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)
Alo5.00%1,3951,3890.43%0.08%
Bangcogon3.97%1,10895216.39%2.93%
Bonbon4.67%1,3031,2266.28%1.17%
Calumpang3.87%1,08094114.77%2.66%
Cañang3.74%1,0441,0103.37%0.63%
Canangca‑an2.12%591603-1.99%-0.38%
Cansalo‑ay2.09%58448719.92%3.52%
Can‑ukban1.87%522525-0.57%-0.11%
Daanlungsod5.78%1,6121,5563.60%0.68%
Gawi6.04%1,6851,50911.66%2.12%
Hagdan2.34%652670-2.69%-0.52%
Lagunde10.15%2,8302,8290.04%0.01%
Looc4.17%1,1631,04810.97%2.00%
Luka4.45%1,2411,10612.21%2.22%
Mainit5.00%1,3941,3126.25%1.16%
Manlum1.48%414456-9.21%-1.82%
Nueva Caceres4.05%1,12999113.93%2.51%
Poblacion15.14%4,2244,0374.63%0.87%
Pungtod5.57%1,5551,4219.43%1.73%
Tan‑awan5.12%1,4291,16922.24%3.90%
Tumalog3.36%9388796.71%1.24%
Oslob Total27,89326,1166.80%1.26%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Oslob for the fiscal year of 2016 was 188,164,597.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,522,172.60
201047,472,139.396.63%
201152,374,353.9510.33%
201270,363,979.0434.35%
201387,124,640.7623.82%
2014134,910,524.5854.85%
2015148,275,669.119.91%
2016188,164,597.5626.90%

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 Oslob is 10 to 14, with 3,040 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 390 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1533
1 to 42,252
5 to 92,962
10 to 143,040
15 to 192,692
20 to 242,363
25 to 292,039
30 to 341,769
35 to 391,669
40 to 441,439
45 to 491,388
50 to 541,271
55 to 591,137
60 to 641,031
65 to 69780
70 to 74654
75 to 79390
80 and over484
Total27,893

Historical population

The population of Oslob grew from 14,497 in 1960 to 27,893 in 2015, an increase of 13,396 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 1,777 people, from the previous population of 26,116 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,497
16,2901.15%
18,7992.92%
19,0530.27%
19,7820.38%
21,6861.74%
22,4720.77%
22,7320.16%
26,1165.18%
27,8931.26%

Location

The municipal center of Oslob is situated at approximately 9° 31' North, 123° 26' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.4 meters or 24.2 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 Oslob are Dumaguete, Tanjay, Bais, Tagbilaran, Carcar, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are Boljoon, Samboan, Ginatilan, Santander, Malabuyoc, and Alcoy. Its distance from the national capital is 621.05 kilometers (385.90 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Boljoon, Cebu, 12.70 kilometers (7.89 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N23°E)
  • Samboan, Cebu, 13.64 kilometers (8.48 miles) to the West (N86°W)
  • Ginatilan, Cebu, 13.91 kilometers (8.64 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)
  • Santander, Cebu, 15.69 kilometers (9.75 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)
  • Malabuyoc, Cebu, 18.69 kilometers (11.61 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)
  • Alcoy, Cebu, 22.29 kilometers (13.85 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N21°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 621.05 kilometers (385.90 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,893, ranked 979 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 52.03 square kilometers, ranked 808 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 207 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 940 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.26%, ranked 182 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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