Jipapad, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
Barangay count13
Postal code6819
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)234.80 km2 (90.66 sq mi)
Population (2015)7,885
Density (2015)34 / km2 (87 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 17' North, 125° 14' East (12.2860, 125.2352)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.3 meters (53.5 feet)

Jipapad is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Eastern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 234.80 square kilometers or 90.66 square miles which constitutes 5.04% of Eastern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 7,885. This represented 1.69% of the total population of Eastern Samar province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 34 inhabitants per square kilometer or 87 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Jipapad has 13 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)
Agsaman6.95%5485009.60%1.76%
Barangay 110.11%7977812.05%0.39%
Barangay 25.87%463487-4.93%-0.96%
Barangay 311.55%9118803.52%0.66%
Barangay 420.61%1,6251,5812.78%0.52%
Cagmanaba12.11%95583813.96%2.52%
Dorillo3.77%29721637.50%6.25%
Jewaran3.45%2722556.67%1.24%
Mabuhay5.87%46340813.48%2.44%
Magsaysay3.84%30325916.99%3.03%
Recare5.42%42738211.78%2.14%
Roxas2.93%23116837.50%6.25%
San Roque7.52%593642-7.63%-1.50%
Jipapad Total7,8857,3976.60%1.22%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Jipapad for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,765,851.26.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,120,156.33
201038,486,560.256.55%
201141,314,792.127.35%
201240,048,137.19-3.07%
201344,864,387.3812.03%
201450,735,244.6213.09%
201557,792,612.6613.91%
201663,765,851.2610.34%

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 Jipapad is 5 to 9, with 1,156 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 63 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1166
1 to 4782
5 to 91,156
10 to 141,091
15 to 19783
20 to 24572
25 to 29592
30 to 34464
35 to 39461
40 to 44436
45 to 49343
50 to 54284
55 to 59226
60 to 64170
65 to 69134
70 to 7498
75 to 7964
80 and over63
Total7,885

Historical population

The population of Jipapad grew from 2,201 in 1960 to 7,885 in 2015, an increase of 5,684 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 488 people, from the previous population of 7,397 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,201
3,7695.40%
4,4973.61%
4,5860.39%
5,2071.28%
6,2223.39%
6,5961.26%
6,8820.59%
7,3972.66%
7,8851.22%

Location

The municipal center of Jipapad is situated at approximately 12° 17' North, 125° 14' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.3 meters or 53.5 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 Jipapad are Catbalogan, Calbayog, Borongan, Tacloban, Sorsogon City, and Ormoc. The nearest municipalities are Lapinig, Gamay, Maslog, Arteche, Mapanas, and Las Navas. Its distance from the national capital is 526.61 kilometers (327.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Catbalogan, Samar, 68.29 kilometers (42.43 miles) to the Southwest (S34°W)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 73.81 kilometers (45.86 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 77.67 kilometers (48.26 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)
  • Tacloban, 118.00 kilometers (73.32 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • Sorsogon City, Sorsogon, 153.61 kilometers (95.45 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 157.43 kilometers (97.82 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S26°W)

Distance from Manila: 526.61 kilometers (327.22 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 7,885, ranked 1,551 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 90.66 square kilometers, ranked 456 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 34 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,561 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.22%, ranked 1,590 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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