Dauin, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count23
Postal code6217
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)114.10 km2 (44.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,786
Density (2015)244 / km2 (631 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 11' North, 123° 16' East (9.1911, 123.2655)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.2 meters (66.1 feet)

Dauin is a coastal municipality in the province of Negros Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 114.10 square kilometers or 44.05 square miles which constitutes 2.12% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,786. This represented 2.05% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.38% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 244 inhabitants per square kilometer or 631 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dauin has 23 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)
Anahawan1.36%378463-18.36%-3.79%
Apo Island2.96%823918-10.35%-2.06%
Bagacay2.99%8327599.62%1.76%
Baslay2.55%70862114.01%2.53%
Batuhon Dacu2.10%5845457.16%1.32%
Boloc‑boloc2.43%6746523.37%0.63%
Bulak5.67%1,5761,34916.83%3.01%
Bunga3.02%8408113.58%0.67%
Casile3.12%86871820.89%3.68%
Libjo2.37%65959510.76%1.96%
Lipayo9.01%2,5032,3317.38%1.36%
Maayongtubig12.02%3,3403,1157.22%1.34%
Mag‑aso3.20%89078513.38%2.42%
Magsaysay4.64%1,2901,2116.52%1.21%
Malongcay Dacu4.44%1,2341,1289.40%1.72%
Masaplod Norte5.21%1,4481,25915.01%2.70%
Masaplod Sur5.49%1,5261,4614.45%0.83%
Panubtuban3.37%9378875.64%1.05%
Poblacion I5.41%1,5021,35111.18%2.04%
Poblacion II4.23%1,1751,183-0.68%-0.13%
Poblacion III4.68%1,29992540.43%6.68%
Tugawe6.39%1,7761,47020.82%3.67%
Tunga‑tunga3.33%92470231.62%5.37%
Dauin Total27,78625,23910.09%1.85%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dauin for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,899,421.58.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,466,931.17
201056,970,854.596.55%
201157,598,975.461.10%
201256,333,997.22-2.20%
201362,312,383.7510.61%
201471,447,821.5114.66%
201581,737,310.3114.40%
201695,899,421.5817.33%

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 Dauin is 5 to 9, with 2,556 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 411 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1472
1 to 42,068
5 to 92,556
10 to 142,474
15 to 192,542
20 to 242,481
25 to 292,194
30 to 341,946
35 to 391,697
40 to 441,652
45 to 491,568
50 to 541,520
55 to 591,297
60 to 641,097
65 to 69777
70 to 74544
75 to 79411
80 and over490
Total27,786

Historical population

The population of Dauin grew from 13,175 in 1960 to 27,786 in 2015, an increase of 14,611 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 2,547 people, from the previous population of 25,239 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,175
13,5330.26%
14,9712.05%
14,9920.03%
17,5131.57%
19,6092.14%
21,0771.56%
23,6811.62%
25,2392.35%
27,7861.85%

Location

The municipal center of Dauin is situated at approximately 9° 11' North, 123° 16' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.2 meters or 66.1 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 Dauin are Dumaguete, Tanjay, Bais, Bayawan, Dapitan, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Bacong, Valencia, Zamboanguita, Sibulan, San Jose, and San Juan. Its distance from the national capital is 647.09 kilometers (402.08 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 647.09 kilometers (402.08 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,786, ranked 955 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.05 square kilometers, ranked 903 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 244 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 804 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 388 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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