Santa Fe, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count10
Postal code6047
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Bantayan
Area (2007)28.05 km2 (10.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,603
Density (2015)1,020 / km2 (2,641 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 9' North, 123° 48' East (11.1555, 123.8050)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (23.9 feet)

Santa Fe is a coastal municipality in the island province of Cebu.

The municipality has a land area of 28.05 square kilometers or 10.83 square miles which constitutes 0.57% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,603. This represented 0.97% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,020 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,641 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Fe has 10 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)
Balidbid6.48%1,8531,59216.39%2.93%
Hagdan12.19%3,4863,545-1.66%-0.32%
Hilantagaan13.03%3,7263,6512.05%0.39%
Kinatarkan5.83%1,6671,763-5.45%-1.06%
Langub7.18%2,0552,082-1.30%-0.25%
Maricaban11.49%3,2862,9999.57%1.76%
Okoy13.69%3,9163,53210.87%1.98%
Poblacion8.59%2,4582,3454.82%0.90%
Pooc11.47%3,2802,88313.77%2.49%
Talisay10.05%2,8762,878-0.07%-0.01%
Santa Fe Total28,60327,2704.89%0.91%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Fe for the fiscal year of 2016 was 77,746,630.49.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,561,060.24
201044,314,605.254.12%
201148,716,148.579.93%
201247,914,630.41-1.65%
201354,486,264.6813.72%
201459,288,103.068.81%
201570,622,330.9319.12%
201677,746,630.4910.09%

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 Santa Fe is 5 to 9, with 3,740 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 210 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1778
1 to 42,870
5 to 93,740
10 to 143,724
15 to 192,810
20 to 242,261
25 to 291,986
30 to 341,809
35 to 391,671
40 to 441,492
45 to 491,296
50 to 541,153
55 to 59859
60 to 64725
65 to 69582
70 to 74383
75 to 79254
80 and over210
Total28,603

Historical population

The population of Santa Fe grew from 11,542 in 1960 to 28,603 in 2015, an increase of 17,061 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.91%, or an increase of 1,333 people, from the previous population of 27,270 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,542
13,0961.24%
15,5013.44%
15,7870.37%
20,8382.82%
21,7200.78%
22,9561.19%
26,8262.17%
27,2700.60%
28,6030.91%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Fe is situated at approximately 11° 9' North, 123° 48' East, in the island of Bantayan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 23.9 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 Santa Fe are Bogo, Escalante, Sagay, Cadiz, Danao, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Bantayan, San Remigio, Madridejos, Medellin, Daanbantayan, and Tabogon. Its distance from the national capital is 488.27 kilometers (303.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bantayan, Cebu, 9.35 kilometers (5.81 miles) to the West (N82°W)
  • San Remigio, Cebu, 16.56 kilometers (10.29 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S60°E)
  • Madridejos, Cebu, 17.52 kilometers (10.89 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • Medellin, Cebu, 17.44 kilometers (10.83 miles) to the East (S80°E)
  • Daanbantayan, Cebu, 23.73 kilometers (14.74 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N64°E)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 34.10 kilometers (21.19 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 488.27 kilometers (303.40 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,603, ranked 961 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.83 square kilometers, ranked 1,539 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,020 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 162 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.91%, ranked 286 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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