Siaton, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count26
Postal code6219
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDipolog Strait, Sulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)335.90 km2 (129.69 sq mi)
Population (2015)77,696
Density (2015)231 / km2 (599 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 4' North, 123° 2' East (9.0641, 123.0323)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.7 meters (51.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 335.90 square kilometers or 129.69 square miles which constitutes 6.24% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 77,696. This represented 5.73% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 1.05% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 231 inhabitants per square kilometer or 599 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Siaton has 26 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)
Albiga2.25%1,7471,51615.24%2.74%
Apoloy3.14%2,4392,3374.36%0.82%
Bonawon11.94%9,2779,0782.19%0.41%
Bonbonon2.57%2,0001,9611.99%0.38%
Cabangahan4.52%3,5103,5030.20%0.04%
Canaway4.64%3,6063,5122.68%0.50%
Casala‑an4.96%3,8533,5578.32%1.53%
Caticugan3.18%2,4732,4471.06%0.20%
Datag2.51%1,9491,7789.62%1.76%
Giliga‑on6.48%5,0344,8164.53%0.85%
Inalad2.50%1,9461,8694.12%0.77%
Malabuhan4.15%3,2283,0804.81%0.90%
Maloh7.22%5,6075,3145.51%1.03%
Mantiquil3.27%2,5432,3607.75%1.43%
Mantuyop2.69%2,0921,84213.57%2.45%
Napacao3.62%2,8122,43615.44%2.77%
Poblacion I2.68%2,0821,9307.88%1.45%
Poblacion II2.96%2,3032,05412.12%2.20%
Poblacion III3.75%2,9102,58912.40%2.25%
Poblacion IV2.59%2,0111,81011.10%2.03%
Salag3.63%2,8192,7761.55%0.29%
San Jose1.25%9719353.85%0.72%
Sandulot4.33%3,3653,3340.93%0.18%
Si‑it2.77%2,1522,1042.28%0.43%
Sumaliring2.72%2,1111,9796.67%1.24%
Tayak3.68%2,8562,36820.61%3.63%
Siaton Total77,69673,2856.02%1.12%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Siaton for the fiscal year of 2016 was 176,902,633.02.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200994,629,185.56
2010101,486,349.197.25%
2011111,121,126.599.49%
2012107,988,708.08-2.82%
2013122,985,562.3113.89%
2014139,413,105.1913.36%
2015161,328,346.6915.72%
2016176,902,633.029.65%

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 Siaton is 5 to 9, with 9,127 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 836 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,645
1 to 47,162
5 to 99,127
10 to 148,926
15 to 197,838
20 to 246,353
25 to 295,332
30 to 344,778
35 to 394,592
40 to 444,291
45 to 494,021
50 to 543,601
55 to 593,014
60 to 642,435
65 to 691,594
70 to 741,202
75 to 79949
80 and over836
Total77,696

Historical population

The population of Siaton grew from 22,467 in 1960 to 77,696 in 2015, an increase of 55,229 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 4,411 people, from the previous population of 73,285 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,467
26,9631.80%
34,3164.96%
38,6122.39%
48,9822.41%
57,3132.99%
64,2582.48%
67,9430.77%
73,2852.79%
77,6961.12%

Location

The municipal center of Siaton is situated at approximately 9° 4' North, 123° 2' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.7 meters or 51.4 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 Siaton are Dumaguete, Bayawan, Tanjay, Bais, Dapitan, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Zamboanguita, Dauin, Valencia, Santa Catalina, Bacong, and Sibulan. Its distance from the national capital is 650.94 kilometers (404.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 650.94 kilometers (404.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 77,696, ranked 243 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 129.69 square kilometers, ranked 257 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 231 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 839 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 304 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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