Canlaon, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count12
Postal code6223
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)170.93 km2 (66.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)54,509
Density (2015)319 / km2 (826 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 23' North, 123° 13' East (10.3865, 123.2245)
Estimated elevation above sea level474.1 meters (1,555.1 feet)

Canlaon is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Negros Oriental.

The city has a land area of 170.93 square kilometers or 66.00 square miles which constitutes 3.17% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 54,509. This represented 4.02% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 319 inhabitants per square kilometer or 826 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Canlaon has 12 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)
Bayog5.19%2,8312,6636.31%1.17%
Binalbagan4.30%2,3452,10911.19%2.04%
Bucalan5.28%2,8763,187-9.76%-1.94%
Budlasan8.16%4,4463,76817.99%3.20%
Linothangan6.81%3,7143,4069.04%1.66%
Lumapao5.38%2,9332,6809.44%1.73%
Mabigo22.49%12,26011,3567.96%1.47%
Malaiba7.41%4,0373,9562.05%0.39%
Masulog9.85%5,3695,2003.25%0.61%
Ninoy Aquino3.54%1,9291,67415.23%2.74%
Panubigan12.42%6,7686,10910.79%1.97%
Pula9.17%5,0014,51910.67%1.95%
Canlaon Total54,50950,6277.67%1.42%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Canlaon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 374,698,110.35.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009239,567,016.89
2010262,811,929.709.70%
2011293,110,881.3811.53%
2012248,322,282.60-15.28%
2013263,546,408.306.13%
2014296,668,817.2812.57%
2015340,374,313.4714.73%
2016374,698,110.3510.08%

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 Canlaon is 5 to 9, with 5,988 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 331 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,260
1 to 45,047
5 to 95,988
10 to 145,799
15 to 195,404
20 to 245,021
25 to 294,222
30 to 343,648
35 to 393,329
40 to 443,018
45 to 492,907
50 to 542,557
55 to 592,160
60 to 641,661
65 to 69953
70 to 74717
75 to 79487
80 and over331
Total54,509

Historical population

The population of Canlaon grew from 22,884 in 1960 to 54,509 in 2015, an increase of 31,625 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.42%, or an increase of 3,882 people, from the previous population of 50,627 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,884
23,5980.30%
29,1524.33%
28,785-0.25%
37,1652.59%
41,3342.01%
46,5482.58%
50,2081.05%
50,6270.30%
54,5091.42%

Location

The city center of Canlaon is situated at approximately 10° 23' North, 123° 13' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 474.1 meters or 1,555.1 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 Canlaon are San Carlos, Guihulngan, La Carlota, Bacolod, Toledo, and Bago. The nearest municipalities are Vallehermoso, Moises Padilla, Salvador Benedicto, La Castellana, Murcia, and Isabela. Its distance from the national capital is 525.17 kilometers (326.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 525.17 kilometers (326.33 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 54,509, ranked 436 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 66.00 square kilometers, ranked 626 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 319 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 593 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.42%, ranked 547 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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