Ronda, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count14
Postal code6034
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)57.10 km2 (22.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,360
Density (2015)357 / km2 (923 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 0' North, 123° 25' East (10.0000, 123.4103)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.2 meters (26.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 57.10 square kilometers or 22.05 square miles which constitutes 1.16% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,360. This represented 0.69% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 357 inhabitants per square kilometer or 923 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ronda 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)
Butong7.94%1,6171,6100.43%0.08%
Can‑abuhon4.57%93078019.23%3.41%
Canduling6.65%1,3531,3291.81%0.34%
Cansalonoy4.16%84670919.32%3.42%
Cansayahon9.56%1,9471,7998.23%1.52%
Ilaya8.01%1,6301,45512.03%2.19%
Langin6.20%1,2621,2510.88%0.17%
Libo‑o5.88%1,19893128.68%4.92%
Malalay5.72%1,16597419.61%3.47%
Palanas8.54%1,7391,50415.63%2.80%
Poblacion9.78%1,9921,9900.10%0.02%
Santa Cruz15.83%3,2242,76816.47%2.95%
Tupas2.91%592711-16.74%-3.43%
Vive4.25%86577112.19%2.21%
Ronda Total20,36018,5829.57%1.76%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ronda for the fiscal year of 2016 was 62,258,066.06.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,927,743.83
201035,688,393.675.19%
201139,434,737.4410.50%
201238,759,961.62-1.71%
201344,070,441.7413.70%
201451,483,428.8216.82%
201556,312,305.379.38%
201662,258,066.0610.56%

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 Ronda is 10 to 14, with 2,090 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 299 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1401
1 to 41,683
5 to 92,080
10 to 142,090
15 to 191,999
20 to 241,814
25 to 291,669
30 to 341,258
35 to 391,214
40 to 441,139
45 to 491,040
50 to 54912
55 to 59813
60 to 64644
65 to 69518
70 to 74456
75 to 79299
80 and over331
Total20,360

Historical population

The population of Ronda grew from 10,565 in 1960 to 20,360 in 2015, an increase of 9,795 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.75%, or an increase of 1,778 people, from the previous population of 18,582 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,565
11,5350.86%
12,0060.81%
12,9391.51%
15,2641.67%
16,5611.54%
16,8080.32%
17,2140.33%
18,5822.82%
20,3601.75%

Location

The municipal center of Ronda is situated at approximately 10° 0' North, 123° 25' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.2 meters or 26.8 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 Ronda are Guihulngan, Carcar, Naga, Canlaon, Toledo, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Alcantara, Dumanjug, Moalboal, Badian, Barili, and La Libertad. Its distance from the national capital is 572.50 kilometers (355.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 572.50 kilometers (355.73 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,360, ranked 1,243 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.05 square kilometers, ranked 1,323 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 357 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 548 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.76%, ranked 277 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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