Lazi, Province of Siquijor

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceSiquijor
Barangay count18
Postal code6228
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Siquijor
Area (2007)70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,490
Density (2015)290 / km2 (751 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 8' North, 123° 38' East (9.1279, 123.6339)
Estimated elevation above sea level29.6 meters (97.2 feet)

Lazi is a coastal municipality in the island province of Siquijor.

The municipality has a land area of 70.64 square kilometers or 27.27 square miles which constitutes 20.93% of Siquijor's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,490. This represented 21.35% of the total population of Siquijor province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 290 inhabitants per square kilometer or 751 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lazi has 18 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)
Campalanas9.66%1,9791,8735.66%1.05%
Cangclaran2.63%5395331.13%0.21%
Cangomantong5.31%1,08892417.75%3.16%
Capalasanan5.59%1,1451,214-5.68%-1.11%
Catamboan7.97%1,6331,6170.99%0.19%
Gabayan9.61%1,9701,9341.86%0.35%
Kimba3.54%72565710.35%1.89%
Kinamandagan4.84%9929227.59%1.40%
Lower Cabangcalan4.65%9528669.93%1.82%
Nagerong6.57%1,3461,3132.51%0.47%
Po‑o3.44%704711-0.98%-0.19%
Simacolong8.67%1,7771,801-1.33%-0.26%
Tagmanocan4.52%9278538.68%1.60%
Talayong3.09%6346084.28%0.80%
Tigbawan7.83%1,6051,696-5.37%-1.04%
Tignao4.46%9148873.04%0.57%
Upper Cabangcalan3.08%631658-4.10%-0.79%
Ytaya4.53%929957-2.93%-0.56%
Lazi Total20,49020,0242.33%0.44%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lazi for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,417,923.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,862,010.39
201039,656,385.974.74%
201143,150,232.318.81%
201242,153,608.31-2.31%
201346,591,118.2110.53%
201453,119,197.2814.01%
201561,147,253.7815.11%
201666,417,923.308.62%

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 Lazi is 10 to 14, with 2,201 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 370 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1370
1 to 41,560
5 to 92,192
10 to 142,201
15 to 191,813
20 to 241,339
25 to 291,302
30 to 341,279
35 to 391,260
40 to 441,187
45 to 491,142
50 to 541,061
55 to 59956
60 to 64821
65 to 69646
70 to 74554
75 to 79421
80 and over386
Total20,490

Historical population

The population of Lazi grew from 13,288 in 1960 to 20,490 in 2015, an increase of 7,202 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.44%, or an increase of 466 people, from the previous population of 20,024 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,288
14,8751.11%
16,1491.66%
16,1490.00%
16,6720.32%
16,339-0.38%
18,3142.48%
19,4400.83%
20,0241.08%
20,4900.44%

Location

The municipal center of Lazi is situated at approximately 9° 8' North, 123° 38' East, in the island of Siquijor. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 29.6 meters or 97.2 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 Lazi are Dumaguete, Dapitan, Tagbilaran, Tanjay, Dipolog, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Maria, Larena, San Juan, Enrique Villanueva, Siquijor, and Bacong. Its distance from the national capital is 669.87 kilometers (416.24 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 669.87 kilometers (416.24 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,490, ranked 1,186 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,173 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 290 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 657 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.44%, ranked 162 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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