Amlan, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count8
Postal code6203
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)111.85 km2 (43.19 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,624
Density (2015)211 / km2 (547 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 28' North, 123° 14' East (9.4636, 123.2266)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.3 meters (27.1 feet)

Amlan, formerly known as Ayuquitan, is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 111.85 square kilometers or 43.19 square miles which constitutes 2.08% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,624. This represented 1.74% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 211 inhabitants per square kilometer or 547 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Amlan has 8 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)
Bio‑os15.40%3,6393,23512.49%2.27%
Jantianon12.67%2,9932,7917.24%1.34%
Jugno16.63%3,9293,8322.53%0.48%
Mag‑abo8.19%1,9351,7798.77%1.61%
Poblacion6.48%1,5311,4257.44%1.38%
Silab15.26%3,6063,24910.99%2.00%
Tambojangin9.81%2,3172,2572.66%0.50%
Tandayag15.55%3,6743,6380.99%0.19%
Amlan Total23,62422,2066.39%1.19%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Amlan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 80,834,703.92.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,571,594.24
201046,805,045.685.01%
201151,433,566.309.89%
201251,530,118.170.19%
201358,048,931.5412.65%
201463,277,311.189.01%
201572,141,575.1514.01%
201680,834,703.9212.05%

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 Amlan is 5 to 9, with 2,354 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 331 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1478
1 to 41,870
5 to 92,354
10 to 142,223
15 to 192,130
20 to 242,008
25 to 291,762
30 to 341,569
35 to 391,573
40 to 441,363
45 to 491,285
50 to 541,249
55 to 591,135
60 to 64857
65 to 69671
70 to 74429
75 to 79331
80 and over337
Total23,624

Historical population

The population of Amlan grew from 9,399 in 1960 to 23,624 in 2015, an increase of 14,225 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 1,418 people, from the previous population of 22,206 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,399
11,5472.03%
12,4571.53%
13,6381.83%
16,1451.70%
16,5730.49%
19,2273.24%
22,1731.99%
22,2060.05%
23,6241.19%

Location

The municipal center of Amlan is situated at approximately 9° 28' North, 123° 14' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.3 meters or 27.1 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 Amlan are Tanjay, Bais, Dumaguete, Bayawan, Tagbilaran, and Guihulngan. The nearest municipalities are San Jose, Samboan, Pamplona, Santander, Sibulan, and Ginatilan. Its distance from the national capital is 617.64 kilometers (383.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 617.64 kilometers (383.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,624, ranked 1,105 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.19 square kilometers, ranked 923 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 211 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 894 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.19%, 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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