Tayasan, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
Barangay count28
Postal code6211
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Area (2007)154.20 km2 (59.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,470
Density (2015)230 / km2 (596 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 55' North, 123° 10' East (9.9231, 123.1723)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 154.20 square kilometers or 59.54 square miles which constitutes 2.86% of Negros Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,470. This represented 2.62% of the total population of Negros Oriental province, or 0.48% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 230 inhabitants per square kilometer or 596 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tayasan 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)
Bacong1.09%387419-7.64%-1.50%
Bago8.28%2,9382,50217.43%3.11%
Banga2.77%9839721.13%0.21%
Cabulotan2.64%9369191.85%0.35%
Cambaye2.89%1,0261,0151.08%0.21%
Dalaupon2.25%797819-2.69%-0.52%
Guincalaban6.07%2,1542,1241.41%0.27%
Ilaya‑Tayasan2.48%8798138.12%1.50%
Jilabangan3.46%1,2281,1625.68%1.06%
Lag‑it4.64%1,6451,46112.59%2.28%
Linao3.28%1,1651,1521.13%0.21%
Lutay3.12%1,1061,224-9.64%-1.91%
Maglihe1.63%578639-9.55%-1.89%
Magtuhao1.62%57550813.19%2.39%
Matauta1.73%6135795.87%1.09%
Matuog5.81%2,0601,9386.30%1.17%
Numnum1.27%451474-4.85%-0.94%
Palaslan4.97%1,7621,6059.78%1.79%
Pinalubngan2.58%9161,539-40.48%-9.41%
Pindahan5.93%2,1041,71622.61%3.96%
Pinocawan5.44%1,9281,64816.99%3.03%
Poblacion6.14%2,1792,0705.27%0.98%
Santa Cruz2.03%7216924.19%0.78%
Saying1.52%539547-1.46%-0.28%
Suquib2.13%7577283.98%0.75%
Tamao4.07%1,4451,4102.48%0.47%
Tambulan7.14%2,5322,5150.68%0.13%
Tanlad3.01%1,0661,419-24.88%-5.30%
Tayasan Total35,47034,6092.49%0.47%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tayasan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,941,141.00.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,837,583.81
201057,569,051.516.93%
201162,218,042.128.08%
201260,617,346.74-2.57%
201368,834,354.6013.56%
201476,830,379.7811.62%
201587,367,774.6413.72%
201695,941,141.009.81%

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 Tayasan is 5 to 9, with 4,263 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 393 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1830
1 to 43,313
5 to 94,263
10 to 143,993
15 to 193,242
20 to 242,899
25 to 292,434
30 to 342,283
35 to 391,941
40 to 441,857
45 to 491,842
50 to 541,763
55 to 591,429
60 to 641,148
65 to 69783
70 to 74616
75 to 79441
80 and over393
Total35,470

Historical population

The population of Tayasan grew from 19,579 in 1960 to 35,470 in 2015, an increase of 15,891 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.47%, or an increase of 861 people, from the previous population of 34,609 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,579
20,1320.27%
21,0340.88%
21,4730.41%
25,7491.83%
31,5673.89%
30,795-0.53%
32,3830.70%
34,6092.45%
35,4700.47%

Location

The municipal center of Tayasan is situated at approximately 9° 55' North, 123° 10' East, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.2 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 Tayasan are Guihulngan, Bais, Himamaylan, Kabankalan, Tanjay, and Canlaon. The nearest municipalities are Jimalalud, Ayungon, La Libertad, Bindoy, Moalboal, and Badian. Its distance from the national capital is 568.74 kilometers (353.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 568.74 kilometers (353.40 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,470, ranked 747 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 59.54 square kilometers, ranked 697 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 230 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 842 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.47%, ranked 685 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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