Sogod, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count18
Postal code6007
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Area (2007)119.23 km2 (46.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,108
Density (2015)294 / km2 (763 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 45' North, 124° 0' East (10.7495, 124.0037)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.7 meters (22.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 119.23 square kilometers or 46.03 square miles which constitutes 2.41% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,108. This represented 1.19% of the total population of Cebu province, or 0.47% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 294 inhabitants per square kilometer or 763 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sogod has 18 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)
Ampongol2.79%97978924.08%4.19%
Bagakay2.07%7286816.90%1.28%
Bagatayam6.82%2,3962,11013.55%2.45%
Bawo7.63%2,6792,33814.59%2.63%
Cabalawan8.06%2,8292,7931.29%0.24%
Cabangahan2.94%1,03187617.69%3.15%
Calumboyan8.25%2,8962,47916.82%3.00%
Dakit2.39%8401,056-20.45%-4.26%
Damolog9.78%3,4332,91217.89%3.18%
Ibabao6.96%2,4441,53559.22%9.26%
Liki5.44%1,9111,62517.60%3.13%
Lubo2.85%1,00080723.92%4.17%
Mohon3.30%1,15897219.14%3.39%
Nahus‑an3.04%1,0689769.43%1.73%
Pansoy4.52%1,5861,4559.00%1.65%
Poblacion9.89%3,4723,08612.51%2.27%
Tabunok10.08%3,5393,14712.46%2.26%
Takay3.19%1,11998913.14%2.38%
Sogod Total35,10830,62614.63%2.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sogod for the fiscal year of 2016 was 92,312,499.93.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,640,700.42
201054,144,557.866.92%
201158,771,560.498.55%
201259,082,578.960.53%
201365,659,747.2011.13%
201475,259,648.6914.62%
201583,929,913.6611.52%
201692,312,499.939.99%

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 Sogod is 5 to 9, with 4,080 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 448 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1692
1 to 43,201
5 to 94,080
10 to 143,588
15 to 193,123
20 to 242,984
25 to 292,621
30 to 342,421
35 to 392,186
40 to 441,900
45 to 491,748
50 to 541,659
55 to 591,375
60 to 641,233
65 to 69869
70 to 74531
75 to 79448
80 and over449
Total35,108

Historical population

The population of Sogod grew from 16,798 in 1960 to 35,108 in 2015, an increase of 18,310 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.63%, or an increase of 4,482 people, from the previous population of 30,626 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,798
18,7311.07%
19,6170.93%
20,6261.01%
23,4261.28%
25,1861.37%
27,4321.85%
28,9550.75%
30,6262.06%
35,1082.63%

Location

The municipal center of Sogod is situated at approximately 10° 45' North, 124° 0' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.7 meters or 22.0 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 Sogod are Danao, Bogo, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu City, and Escalante. The nearest municipalities are Catmon, Borbon, Tabuelan, Carmen, Tuburan, and Tabogon. Its distance from the national capital is 537.04 kilometers (333.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Catmon, Cebu, 3.27 kilometers (2.03 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)
  • Borbon, Cebu, 9.93 kilometers (6.17 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)
  • Tabuelan, Cebu, 16.76 kilometers (10.41 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N61°W)
  • Carmen, Cebu, 18.03 kilometers (11.20 miles) to the South (S4°E)
  • Tuburan, Cebu, 19.79 kilometers (12.30 miles) to the West (S84°W)
  • Tabogon, Cebu, 21.37 kilometers (13.28 miles) to the North (N7°E)

Nearest cities

  • Danao, Cebu, 25.46 kilometers (15.82 miles) to the South (S6°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 33.58 kilometers (20.87 miles) to the North (N1°E)
  • Mandaue, 47.48 kilometers (29.50 miles) to the South (S8°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 48.88 kilometers (30.37 miles) to the South (S7°W)
  • Cebu City, 50.21 kilometers (31.20 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)
  • Escalante, Negros Occidental, 56.10 kilometers (34.86 miles) to the West (N79°W)

Distance from Manila: 537.04 kilometers (333.70 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,108, ranked 785 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.03 square kilometers, ranked 897 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 294 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 676 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.63%, ranked 214 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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