Maydolong, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
Barangay count20
Postal code6802
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)399.63 km2 (154.30 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,743
Density (2015)37 / km2 (96 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 30' North, 125° 30' East (11.5010, 125.5019)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.7 feet)

Maydolong is a coastal municipality in the province of Eastern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 399.63 square kilometers or 154.30 square miles which constitutes 8.57% of Eastern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,743. This represented 3.16% of the total population of Eastern Samar province, or 0.33% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 37 inhabitants per square kilometer or 96 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maydolong has 20 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)
Barangay Poblacion 16.76%9969821.43%0.27%
Barangay Poblacion 23.85%5685385.58%1.04%
Barangay Poblacion 37.56%1,11492220.82%3.67%
Barangay Poblacion 410.15%1,4961,35110.73%1.96%
Barangay Poblacion 55.78%8528134.80%0.90%
Barangay Poblacion 65.22%7697581.45%0.27%
Barangay Poblacion 75.98%88277114.40%2.59%
Camada6.93%1,02282124.48%4.26%
Campakerit4.37%64454617.95%3.19%
Canloterio3.99%588608-3.29%-0.63%
Del Pilar2.82%416465-10.54%-2.10%
Guindalitan2.95%435541-19.59%-4.07%
Lapgap2.19%323340-5.00%-0.97%
Malobago3.26%48038425.00%4.34%
Maybocog11.72%1,7281,49715.43%2.77%
Maytigbao1.11%164189-13.23%-2.67%
Omawas7.23%1,0661,0135.23%0.98%
Patag3.20%47239021.03%3.70%
San Gabriel2.96%4374048.17%1.51%
Tagaslian1.97%2912813.56%0.67%
Maydolong Total14,74313,6148.29%1.53%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Maydolong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,085,424.81.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,130,825.63
201057,022,527.237.32%
201161,675,718.848.16%
201259,972,702.99-2.76%
201366,621,422.5011.09%
201475,105,019.7412.73%
201585,723,296.3414.14%
201695,085,424.8110.92%

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 Maydolong is 15 to 19, with 1,777 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 170 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1309
1 to 41,304
5 to 91,674
10 to 141,740
15 to 191,777
20 to 241,408
25 to 29975
30 to 34845
35 to 39785
40 to 44743
45 to 49660
50 to 54596
55 to 59484
60 to 64389
65 to 69365
70 to 74286
75 to 79170
80 and over233
Total14,743

Historical population

The population of Maydolong grew from 7,827 in 1960 to 14,743 in 2015, an increase of 6,916 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.53%, or an increase of 1,129 people, from the previous population of 13,614 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,827
8,4240.72%
12,3177.92%
11,353-1.62%
10,656-0.63%
12,2012.57%
11,741-0.82%
12,7661.16%
13,6142.37%
14,7431.53%

Location

The municipal center of Maydolong is situated at approximately 11° 30' North, 125° 30' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 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 Maydolong are Borongan, Tacloban, Catbalogan, Ormoc, Calbayog, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Balangkayan, Llorente, Hernani, San Julian, General MacArthur, and Sulat. Its distance from the national capital is 597.77 kilometers (371.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 14.34 kilometers (8.91 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • Tacloban, 60.99 kilometers (37.90 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S62°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 74.01 kilometers (45.98 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N66°W)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 112.05 kilometers (69.63 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 117.03 kilometers (72.72 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N57°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 119.32 kilometers (74.14 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)

Distance from Manila: 597.77 kilometers (371.44 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,743, ranked 1,408 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 154.30 square kilometers, ranked 212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 37 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,550 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.53%, ranked 812 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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