Quinapondan, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
Barangay count25
Postal code6810
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLeyte Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)83.24 km2 (32.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,779
Density (2015)178 / km2 (460 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 9' North, 125° 31' East (11.1574, 125.5209)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.9 meters (16.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 83.24 square kilometers or 32.14 square miles which constitutes 1.79% of Eastern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,779. 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 178 inhabitants per square kilometer or 460 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Quinapondan has 25 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)
Alang‑alang2.16%31925624.61%4.28%
Anislag5.05%7467410.67%0.13%
Bagte9.26%1,36898938.32%6.37%
Barangay No. 14.69%693752-7.85%-1.54%
Barangay No. 23.04%449521-13.82%-2.79%
Barangay No. 32.46%364377-3.45%-0.67%
Barangay No. 41.41%209235-11.06%-2.21%
Barangay No. 54.96%73362617.09%3.05%
Barangay No. 64.49%66354022.78%3.98%
Barangay No. 76.06%89679612.56%2.28%
Buenavista6.25%9231,010-8.61%-1.70%
Caculangan1.26%18615916.98%3.03%
Cagdaja0.65%96135-28.89%-6.29%
Cambilla2.12%3142975.72%1.07%
Cantenio0.76%112136-17.65%-3.63%
Naga2.96%4374340.69%0.13%
Paco2.84%41937412.03%2.19%
Palactad3.32%49042315.84%2.84%
Rizal3.26%48240020.50%3.61%
San Isidro0.76%113130-13.08%-2.63%
San Pedro6.33%9368658.21%1.51%
San Vicente4.85%717749-4.27%-0.83%
Santa Cruz6.43%9508936.38%1.19%
Santa Margarita4.78%7076676.00%1.12%
Santo Niño9.86%1,4571,3369.06%1.66%
Quinapondan Total14,77913,8416.78%1.26%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Quinapondan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 57,032,520.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200930,482,708.09
201032,882,729.467.87%
201136,123,676.189.86%
201234,929,513.77-3.31%
201339,866,577.7314.13%
201444,596,936.0611.87%
201551,940,002.2116.47%
201657,032,520.539.80%

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 Quinapondan is 10 to 14, with 1,814 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 193 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1331
1 to 41,343
5 to 91,674
10 to 141,814
15 to 191,652
20 to 241,328
25 to 29993
30 to 34836
35 to 39805
40 to 44737
45 to 49692
50 to 54614
55 to 59532
60 to 64408
65 to 69351
70 to 74276
75 to 79200
80 and over193
Total14,779

Historical population

The population of Quinapondan grew from 9,173 in 1960 to 14,779 in 2015, an increase of 5,606 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 938 people, from the previous population of 13,841 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,173
9,1800.01%
10,5302.79%
11,3551.52%
10,986-0.33%
12,6442.67%
11,721-1.61%
12,3390.71%
13,8414.27%
14,7791.26%

Location

The municipal center of Quinapondan is situated at approximately 11° 9' North, 125° 31' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.9 meters or 16.2 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 Quinapondan are Borongan, Tacloban, Baybay, Catbalogan, Ormoc, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Giporlos, General MacArthur, Salcedo, Balangiga, Hernani, and Mercedes. Its distance from the national capital is 622.17 kilometers (386.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 622.17 kilometers (386.60 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,779, ranked 1,406 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.14 square kilometers, ranked 1,134 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 178 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,039 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.26%, ranked 117 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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