Alangalang, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count54
Postal code6517
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)150.54 km2 (58.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)55,235
Density (2015)367 / km2 (950 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 12' North, 124° 51' East (11.2066, 124.8457)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.6 meters (136.6 feet)

Alangalang is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 150.54 square kilometers or 58.12 square miles which constitutes 2.38% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 55,235. This represented 3.20% of the total population of Leyte province, or 1.24% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 367 inhabitants per square kilometer or 950 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alangalang has 54 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)
Aslum1.12%62156410.11%1.85%
Astorga2.13%1,1761,03014.17%2.56%
Bato0.52%28523222.84%4.00%
Binongto‑an4.12%2,2772,00513.57%2.45%
Binotong1.08%59450916.70%2.98%
Blumentritt1.10%606748-18.98%-3.93%
Bobonon1.65%91379414.99%2.69%
Borseth2.90%1,6001,5910.57%0.11%
Buenavista0.99%54644722.15%3.88%
Bugho2.70%1,4921,20823.51%4.10%
Buri0.59%32626722.10%3.87%
Cabadsan3.05%1,6861,5488.91%1.64%
Calaasan1.88%1,03770347.51%7.68%
Cambahanon1.55%85772118.86%3.34%
Cambolao1.11%61154611.90%2.16%
Canvertudes1.61%88871923.50%4.10%
Capiz1.16%64255216.30%2.92%
Cavite1.70%94079218.69%3.32%
Cogon1.54%84966427.86%4.79%
Dapdap3.12%1,7211,6007.56%1.40%
Divisoria0.82%4554286.31%1.17%
Ekiran1.88%1,03678731.64%5.37%
Hinapolan0.85%46831847.17%7.63%
Holy Child I2.64%1,4601,30212.14%2.20%
Holy Child II1.21%6686325.70%1.06%
Hubang2.92%1,6131,29025.04%4.35%
Hupit1.30%71953933.40%5.64%
Langit2.54%1,405644118.17%16.01%
Lingayon3.25%1,7941,44624.07%4.19%
Lourdes1.65%91370230.06%5.13%
Lukay2.21%1,2211,00421.61%3.80%
Magsaysay1.55%85469423.05%4.03%
Milagrosa2.05%1,13392921.96%3.85%
Mudboron4.19%2,3131,96018.01%3.20%
P. Barrantes2.57%1,4211,17920.53%3.62%
Peñalosa1.40%77162423.56%4.11%
Pepita0.53%29024319.34%3.42%
Salvacion3.06%1,6921,25534.82%5.85%
Salvacion Poblacion2.47%1,3671,3064.67%0.87%
San Antonio2.68%1,4821,4561.79%0.34%
San Antonio Poblacion2.86%1,5811,5055.05%0.94%
San Diego2.43%1,34295939.94%6.61%
San Francisco East1.06%58548121.62%3.80%
San Francisco West0.89%49238926.48%4.57%
San Isidro1.34%73963915.65%2.81%
San Pedro1.43%78960231.06%5.29%
San Roque2.39%1,3211,2386.70%1.24%
San Vicente4.05%2,2371,93415.67%2.81%
Santiago0.58%31925425.59%4.43%
Santo Niño0.84%462485-4.74%-0.92%
Santol1.13%62450024.80%4.31%
Tabangohay1.15%63742549.88%8.01%
Tombo1.29%71454231.73%5.39%
Veteranos1.18%65148035.63%5.97%
Alangalang Total55,23546,41119.01%3.37%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Alangalang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 120,721,498.11.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009714,939.36
20103,467,157.49384.96%
201176,009,683.412,092.28%
201274,339,785.97-2.20%
2013340,459,389.46357.98%
201490,686,331.40-73.36%
2015108,435,376.2319.57%
2016120,721,498.1111.33%

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 Alangalang is 5 to 9, with 6,604 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 378 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,327
1 to 45,399
5 to 96,604
10 to 146,561
15 to 196,088
20 to 245,233
25 to 294,047
30 to 343,428
35 to 393,121
40 to 442,735
45 to 492,567
50 to 542,211
55 to 591,885
60 to 641,392
65 to 691,066
70 to 74751
75 to 79442
80 and over378
Total55,235

Historical population

The population of Alangalang grew from 22,448 in 1960 to 55,235 in 2015, an increase of 32,787 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.37%, or an increase of 8,824 people, from the previous population of 46,411 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,448
25,2231.15%
27,1351.48%
29,4531.65%
33,3751.26%
38,8532.89%
41,2451.29%
43,6910.80%
46,4112.22%
55,2353.37%

Location

The municipal center of Alangalang is situated at approximately 11° 12' North, 124° 51' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.6 meters or 136.6 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 Alangalang are Tacloban, Ormoc, Baybay, Catbalogan, Borongan, and Bogo. The nearest municipalities are Jaro, Santa Fe, Pastrana, San Miguel, Tunga, and Palo. Its distance from the national capital is 562.24 kilometers (349.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Jaro, Leyte, 7.22 kilometers (4.48 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S74°W)
  • Santa Fe, Leyte, 7.95 kilometers (4.94 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Pastrana, Leyte, 8.90 kilometers (5.53 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)
  • San Miguel, Leyte, 9.72 kilometers (6.04 miles) to the North (N9°W)
  • Tunga, Leyte, 11.18 kilometers (6.95 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Palo, Leyte, 16.59 kilometers (10.31 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tacloban, 18.19 kilometers (11.30 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 34.31 kilometers (21.32 miles) to the Southwest (S49°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 58.81 kilometers (36.54 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 63.04 kilometers (39.17 miles) to the North (N4°E)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 78.20 kilometers (48.59 miles) to the Northeast (N55°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 92.75 kilometers (57.63 miles) to the West (S79°W)

Distance from Manila: 562.24 kilometers (349.36 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 55,235, ranked 272 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 58.12 square kilometers, ranked 454 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 367 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 263 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.37%, ranked 1,188 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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