Samboan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count15
Postal code6027
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)45.16 km2 (17.44 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,884
Density (2015)462 / km2 (1,197 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 32' North, 123° 19' East (9.5310, 123.3085)
Estimated elevation above sea level49.7 meters (162.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 45.16 square kilometers or 17.44 square miles which constitutes 0.91% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,884. This represented 0.71% 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 462 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,197 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Samboan 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)
Basak5.09%1,0641,0273.60%0.68%
Bonbon2.91%60854012.59%2.28%
Bulangsuran5.37%1,1211,0992.00%0.38%
Calatagan6.56%1,3711,12621.76%3.82%
Cambigong3.74%78267016.72%2.99%
Camburoy3.84%802870-7.82%-1.54%
Canorong5.20%1,08592617.17%3.06%
Colase5.20%1,08696812.19%2.21%
Dalahikan6.60%1,3791,18516.37%2.93%
Jumangpas7.26%1,5171,4008.36%1.54%
Monteverde3.51%7347024.56%0.85%
Poblacion18.81%3,9283,9010.69%0.13%
San Sebastian10.52%2,1972,1671.38%0.26%
Suba9.33%1,948952104.62%14.61%
Tangbo6.04%1,2621,08016.85%3.01%
Samboan Total20,88418,61312.20%2.22%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Samboan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 65,289,776.73.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,672,517.88
201037,429,893.802.07%
201142,804,186.7914.36%
201241,461,330.52-3.14%
201346,077,023.6811.13%
201452,834,378.3714.67%
201560,025,844.3613.61%
201665,289,776.738.77%

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 Samboan is 5 to 9, with 2,245 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 370 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1396
1 to 41,699
5 to 92,245
10 to 142,137
15 to 192,009
20 to 241,854
25 to 291,565
30 to 341,295
35 to 391,189
40 to 441,109
45 to 491,090
50 to 54951
55 to 59836
60 to 64726
65 to 69544
70 to 74472
75 to 79370
80 and over397
Total20,884

Historical population

The population of Samboan grew from 11,065 in 1960 to 20,884 in 2015, an increase of 9,819 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.22%, or an increase of 2,271 people, from the previous population of 18,613 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,065
11,8040.63%
13,5862.86%
14,7981.72%
15,0050.14%
15,7700.94%
16,6591.18%
18,1401.18%
18,6130.94%
20,8842.22%

Location

The municipal center of Samboan is situated at approximately 9° 32' North, 123° 19' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 49.7 meters or 162.9 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 Samboan are Tanjay, Bais, Dumaguete, Bayawan, Tagbilaran, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are Ginatilan, Amlan, Santander, Malabuyoc, Oslob, and San Jose. Its distance from the national capital is 614.42 kilometers (381.78 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 614.42 kilometers (381.78 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,884, ranked 1,226 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.44 square kilometers, ranked 1,418 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 462 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 412 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.22%, ranked 499 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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