San Remigio, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count27
Postal code6011
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait, Visayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)95.27 km2 (36.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)57,557
Density (2015)604 / km2 (1,565 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 5' North, 123° 56' East (11.0810, 123.9365)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.3 meters (37.1 feet)

San Remigio is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 95.27 square kilometers or 36.78 square miles which constitutes 1.93% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 57,557. This represented 1.96% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.78% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 604 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,565 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Remigio has 27 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)
Anapog3.39%1,9511,8167.43%1.37%
Argawanon7.15%4,1183,9963.05%0.57%
Bagtic1.87%1,07893415.42%2.77%
Bancasan2.86%1,6441,42315.53%2.79%
Batad2.59%1,4881,3778.06%1.49%
Busogon2.77%1,5921,44510.17%1.86%
Calambua2.52%1,4501,3507.41%1.37%
Canagahan2.59%1,4891,3778.13%1.50%
Dapdap3.17%1,8251,41528.98%4.96%
Gawaygaway2.47%1,4231,426-0.21%-0.04%
Hagnaya7.17%4,1273,52717.01%3.04%
Kayam2.35%1,3501,3073.29%0.62%
Kinawahan1.51%869896-3.01%-0.58%
Lambusan4.33%2,4952,15815.62%2.80%
Lawis2.17%1,2511,07915.94%2.86%
Libaong2.11%1,2131,1327.16%1.32%
Looc3.82%2,2012,0218.91%1.64%
Luyang4.07%2,3432,1528.88%1.63%
Mano6.42%3,6983,17916.33%2.92%
Poblacion9.31%5,3564,30924.30%4.23%
Punta5.51%3,1742,65919.37%3.43%
Sab‑a1.82%1,0451,169-10.61%-2.11%
San Miguel2.96%1,7061,5688.80%1.62%
Tacup4.09%2,3542,2693.75%0.70%
Tambongon5.39%3,1002,72713.68%2.47%
To‑ong2.27%1,3071,16312.38%2.25%
Victoria3.32%1,9101,52025.66%4.44%
San Remigio Total57,55751,39411.99%2.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Remigio for the fiscal year of 2016 was 129,864,366.92.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200965,106,282.08
201068,220,568.844.78%
201174,406,723.429.07%
201271,609,295.15-3.76%
201382,728,604.8015.53%
201493,866,934.2513.46%
2015108,533,491.1815.62%
2016129,864,366.9219.65%

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 San Remigio is 5 to 9, with 6,780 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 662 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,300
1 to 45,216
5 to 96,780
10 to 145,900
15 to 195,390
20 to 244,938
25 to 294,395
30 to 343,749
35 to 393,375
40 to 443,245
45 to 492,927
50 to 542,621
55 to 592,265
60 to 641,888
65 to 691,290
70 to 74945
75 to 79662
80 and over671
Total57,557

Historical population

The population of San Remigio grew from 24,113 in 1960 to 57,557 in 2015, an increase of 33,444 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.18%, or an increase of 6,163 people, from the previous population of 51,394 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,113
25,5690.58%
26,6890.86%
29,4121.96%
36,1242.08%
38,5011.20%
44,0282.92%
48,5161.35%
51,3942.12%
57,5572.18%

Location

The municipal center of San Remigio is situated at approximately 11° 5' North, 123° 56' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.3 meters or 37.1 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 San Remigio are Bogo, Escalante, Sagay, Danao, Cadiz, and Ormoc. The nearest municipalities are Medellin, Santa Fe, Tabogon, Daanbantayan, Bantayan, and Borbon. Its distance from the national capital is 503.71 kilometers (312.99 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Medellin, Cebu, 5.86 kilometers (3.64 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)
  • Santa Fe, Cebu, 16.56 kilometers (10.29 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 18.51 kilometers (11.50 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Daanbantayan, Cebu, 19.97 kilometers (12.41 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)
  • Bantayan, Cebu, 25.46 kilometers (15.82 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)
  • Borbon, Cebu, 28.84 kilometers (17.92 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 503.71 kilometers (312.99 miles) to the Northwest (N39°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 57,557, ranked 422 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.78 square kilometers, ranked 1,059 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 604 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 300 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.18%, ranked 419 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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