Jimalalud, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count28
Postal code6212
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)139.50 km2 (53.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,945
Density (2015)222 / km2 (575 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 59' North, 123° 12' East (9.9791, 123.2003)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.1 meters (29.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 139.50 square kilometers or 53.86 square miles which constitutes 2.59% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,945. This represented 2.28% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 222 inhabitants per square kilometer or 575 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jimalalud has 28 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)
Aglahug2.53%78463922.69%3.97%
Agutayon1.56%4824468.07%1.49%
Apanangon7.25%2,2422,1772.99%0.56%
Bae2.88%890929-4.20%-0.81%
Bala‑as1.75%5434979.26%1.70%
Bangcal3.64%1,1261,01710.72%1.96%
Banog2.66%822862-4.64%-0.90%
Buto2.44%75456333.93%5.72%
Cabang1.73%53443821.92%3.85%
Camandayon3.02%93475423.87%4.16%
Cangharay4.07%1,2591,387-9.23%-1.83%
Canlahao1.73%53548111.23%2.05%
Dayoyo5.74%1,7761,6239.43%1.73%
Eli5.40%1,6701,48812.23%2.22%
Lacaon3.92%1,2141,281-5.23%-1.02%
Mahanlud2.93%9078457.34%1.36%
Malabago1.54%47840218.91%3.35%
Mambaid2.51%7787405.14%0.96%
Mongpong2.78%8618017.49%1.38%
North Poblacion3.71%1,1481,211-5.20%-1.01%
Owacan4.61%1,4271,3674.39%0.82%
Pacuan6.14%1,9001,59918.82%3.34%
Panglaya‑an3.50%1,0841,098-1.28%-0.24%
Polopantao4.14%1,2801,307-2.07%-0.40%
Sampiniton4.88%1,5101,4424.72%0.88%
South Poblacion6.02%1,8621,60615.94%2.86%
Talamban2.25%696725-4.00%-0.77%
Tamao4.68%1,4491,3199.86%1.81%
Jimalalud Total30,94529,0446.55%1.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jimalalud for the fiscal year of 2016 was 86,004,882.49.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,758,420.76
201050,089,302.214.88%
201154,167,371.708.14%
201252,681,345.06-2.74%
201359,197,991.4412.37%
201466,915,937.6813.04%
201576,127,246.1913.77%
201686,004,882.4912.98%

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 Jimalalud is 5 to 9, with 3,380 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 334 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1621
1 to 42,823
5 to 93,380
10 to 143,337
15 to 193,097
20 to 242,957
25 to 292,370
30 to 341,998
35 to 391,750
40 to 441,590
45 to 491,515
50 to 541,457
55 to 591,204
60 to 64956
65 to 69701
70 to 74504
75 to 79351
80 and over334
Total30,945

Historical population

The population of Jimalalud grew from 16,572 in 1960 to 30,945 in 2015, an increase of 14,373 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.21%, or an increase of 1,901 people, from the previous population of 29,044 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,572
18,5681.12%
19,0360.50%
18,863-0.18%
22,0891.59%
23,5141.18%
26,7562.81%
27,7280.49%
29,0441.70%
30,9451.21%

Location

The municipal center of Jimalalud is situated at approximately 9° 59' North, 123° 12' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.1 meters or 29.9 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 Jimalalud are Guihulngan, Himamaylan, Kabankalan, Bais, Canlaon, and Carcar. The nearest municipalities are La Libertad, Tayasan, Ayungon, Moalboal, Alcantara, and Ronda. Its distance from the national capital is 564.41 kilometers (350.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 564.41 kilometers (350.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,945, ranked 865 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 53.86 square kilometers, ranked 766 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 222 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 865 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.21%, ranked 812 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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