Sibulan, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count15
Postal code6201
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait, Bohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)163.00 km2 (62.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)59,455
Density (2015)365 / km2 (945 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 22' North, 123° 17' East (9.3589, 123.2847)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.1 meters (29.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 163.00 square kilometers or 62.93 square miles which constitutes 3.03% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 59,455. This represented 4.39% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.80% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 365 inhabitants per square kilometer or 945 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sibulan has 15 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)
Agan‑an5.71%3,3923,01012.69%2.30%
Ajong5.76%3,4273,11310.09%1.85%
Balugo3.77%2,2392,1155.86%1.09%
Bolocboloc15.09%8,9717,53918.99%3.37%
Calabnugan2.81%1,6701,33924.72%4.30%
Cangmating9.14%5,4363,46356.97%8.96%
Enrique Villanueva2.24%1,3301,2853.50%0.66%
Looc7.44%4,4234,0668.78%1.62%
Magatas9.58%5,6974,82018.20%3.23%
Maningcao3.46%2,0551,9505.38%1.00%
Maslog9.79%5,8225,3009.85%1.80%
Poblacion9.24%5,4955,1456.80%1.26%
San Antonio4.67%2,7742,6415.04%0.94%
Tubigon1.81%1,0749997.51%1.39%
Tubtubon9.50%5,6504,73419.35%3.43%
Sibulan Total59,45551,51915.40%2.77%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sibulan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 144,587,520.76.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200982,142,743.67
201086,537,736.595.35%
201192,187,047.236.53%
201291,722,509.62-0.50%
2013102,496,352.6311.75%
2014115,011,997.7312.21%
2015131,736,840.3614.54%
2016144,587,520.769.75%

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 Sibulan is 15 to 19, with 5,989 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 583 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,065
1 to 44,382
5 to 95,510
10 to 145,279
15 to 195,989
20 to 245,861
25 to 295,176
30 to 344,635
35 to 394,129
40 to 443,399
45 to 493,287
50 to 542,896
55 to 592,434
60 to 642,058
65 to 691,356
70 to 74787
75 to 79629
80 and over583
Total59,455

Historical population

The population of Sibulan grew from 12,026 in 1960 to 59,455 in 2015, an increase of 47,429 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.77%, or an increase of 7,936 people, from the previous population of 51,519 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,026
16,8613.36%
20,1083.60%
23,1232.83%
27,1721.63%
31,2062.63%
37,5234.03%
47,1623.20%
51,5193.27%
59,4552.77%

Location

The municipal center of Sibulan is situated at approximately 9° 22' North, 123° 17' 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 Sibulan are Dumaguete, Tanjay, Bais, Bayawan, Tagbilaran, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are San Jose, Santander, Valencia, Bacong, Amlan, and Dauin. Its distance from the national capital is 630.80 kilometers (391.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 630.80 kilometers (391.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 59,455, ranked 378 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 62.93 square kilometers, ranked 663 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 365 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 518 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.77%, ranked 887 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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