Caibiran, Province of Biliran

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceBiliran
Barangay count17
Postal code6548
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Biliran
Area (2007)83.55 km2 (32.26 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,524
Density (2015)270 / km2 (698 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 34' North, 124° 35' East (11.5723, 124.5813)
Estimated elevation above sea level2.5 meters (8.3 feet)

Caibiran is a coastal municipality in the island province of Biliran.

The municipality has a land area of 83.55 square kilometers or 32.26 square miles which constitutes 15.50% of Biliran's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,524. This represented 13.12% of the total population of Biliran province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 270 inhabitants per square kilometer or 698 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caibiran has 17 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)
Alegria3.48%7847435.52%1.03%
Asug2.48%5585432.76%0.52%
Bari‑is5.58%1,2571,2123.71%0.70%
Binohangan4.64%1,0441,059-1.42%-0.27%
Cabibihan7.59%1,7101,40521.71%3.81%
Caulangohan2.46%5545079.27%1.70%
Kawayanon1.91%430525-18.10%-3.73%
Looc3.12%703732-3.96%-0.77%
Manlabang9.12%2,0551,70820.32%3.58%
Maurang8.34%1,8781,68311.59%2.11%
Palanay4.83%1,0891,138-4.31%-0.83%
Palengke6.02%1,3571,601-15.24%-3.10%
Tomalistis4.20%9469163.28%0.62%
Union4.95%1,1161,0268.77%1.61%
Uson8.94%2,0131,8886.62%1.23%
Victory18.21%4,1024,0132.22%0.42%
Villa Vicenta4.12%92877419.90%3.52%
Caibiran Total22,52421,4734.89%0.91%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Caibiran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,804,603.63.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,192,183.06
201039,785,186.654.17%
201142,934,238.217.92%
201241,589,107.04-3.13%
201346,737,250.4912.38%
201454,802,659.0017.26%
201564,957,587.0118.53%
201666,804,603.632.84%

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 Caibiran is 5 to 9, with 2,897 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 248 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1512
1 to 42,313
5 to 92,897
10 to 142,893
15 to 192,462
20 to 241,707
25 to 291,347
30 to 341,205
35 to 391,166
40 to 441,156
45 to 491,028
50 to 54978
55 to 59798
60 to 64650
65 to 69506
70 to 74385
75 to 79273
80 and over248
Total22,524

Historical population

The population of Caibiran grew from 16,963 in 1960 to 22,524 in 2015, an increase of 5,561 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.91%, or an increase of 1,051 people, from the previous population of 21,473 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,963
14,221-1.71%
16,4002.90%
17,0040.73%
17,5960.34%
18,5821.03%
19,6061.16%
20,6160.70%
21,4731.49%
22,5240.91%

Location

The municipal center of Caibiran is situated at approximately 11° 34' North, 124° 35' East, in the island of Biliran. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.5 meters or 8.3 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 Caibiran are Catbalogan, Calbayog, Tacloban, Ormoc, Bogo, and Borongan. The nearest municipalities are Culaba, Cabucgayan, Biliran, Naval, Calubian, and Almeria. Its distance from the national capital is 513.81 kilometers (319.27 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Catbalogan, Samar, 39.82 kilometers (24.74 miles) to the Northeast (N55°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 54.73 kilometers (34.01 miles) to the North (N2°E)
  • Tacloban, 59.13 kilometers (36.74 miles) to the Southeast (S52°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 62.88 kilometers (39.07 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 84.71 kilometers (52.64 miles) to the Southwest (S47°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 93.00 kilometers (57.79 miles) to the East (N87°E)

Distance from Manila: 513.81 kilometers (319.27 miles) to the Northwest (N49°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,524, ranked 1,185 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.26 square kilometers, ranked 1,144 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 270 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 756 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.91%, ranked 1,592 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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