Dagami, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count65
Postal code6515
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)161.65 km2 (62.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,147
Density (2015)217 / km2 (563 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 4' North, 124° 54' East (11.0617, 124.9026)
Estimated elevation above sea level26.6 meters (87.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 161.65 square kilometers or 62.41 square miles which constitutes 2.56% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,147. This represented 2.04% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.79% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 217 inhabitants per square kilometer or 563 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dagami has 65 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)
Abaca2.92%1,02689914.13%2.55%
Abre1.59%5585236.69%1.24%
Balilit3.44%1,21095127.23%4.69%
Balugo0.48%16713127.48%4.73%
Banayon1.34%4724583.06%0.57%
Bayabas0.85%30027110.70%1.95%
Bolirao1.53%53946515.91%2.85%
Buenavista0.07%242114.29%2.58%
Buntay3.16%1,11191022.09%3.87%
Caanislagan1.17%41134917.77%3.16%
Cabariwan1.41%49543613.53%2.45%
Cabuloran3.09%1,08694714.68%2.64%
Cabunga‑an0.67%2342177.83%1.45%
Calipayan3.00%1,05493512.73%2.31%
Calsadahay0.89%31328011.79%2.14%
Caluctogan1.64%5765475.30%0.99%
Calutan1.22%43033030.30%5.17%
Camono‑an1.13%396408-2.94%-0.57%
Candagara1.06%373375-0.53%-0.10%
Canlingga2.85%1,00384119.26%3.41%
Cansamada East1.33%469501-6.39%-1.25%
Cansamada West0.96%33926726.97%4.65%
Capulhan1.59%55944326.19%4.53%
Digahongan1.00%35127129.52%5.05%
Guinarona2.24%787795-1.01%-0.19%
Hiabangan3.27%1,15195820.15%3.56%
Hilabago1.46%51338035.00%5.88%
Hinabuyan1.67%586658-10.94%-2.18%
Hinologan2.14%75357930.05%5.13%
Hitumnog1.49%523555-5.77%-1.12%
Katipunan0.71%249258-3.49%-0.67%
Lapu‑lapu Poblacion2.47%86876613.32%2.41%
Lobe‑lobe0.39%138164-15.85%-3.23%
Lobe‑lobe East1.77%62356310.66%1.95%
Los Martires0.67%2342282.63%0.50%
Lusad Poblacion1.88%661732-9.70%-1.92%
Macaalang0.80%28225311.46%2.09%
Maliwaliw1.57%5525157.18%1.33%
Maragondong1.55%54546217.97%3.20%
Ormocay1.53%537229134.50%17.62%
Palacio1.25%43938912.85%2.33%
Panda1.01%356413-13.80%-2.79%
Paraiso3.00%1,05389118.18%3.23%
Patoc4.51%1,5861,4499.45%1.73%
Plaridel1.83%64452123.61%4.12%
Poponton1.31%46140713.27%2.40%
Rizal2.04%71662115.30%2.75%
Salvacion0.02%830-73.33%-22.25%
Sampaguita1.47%515643-19.91%-4.14%
Sampao East Poblacion2.03%71553334.15%5.75%
Sampao West Poblacion0.93%32828216.31%2.92%
San Antonio Poblacion1.88%6616167.31%1.35%
San Benito1.41%49644112.47%2.26%
San Jose Poblacion0.74%26021421.50%3.78%
San Roque Poblacion0.68%238264-9.85%-1.95%
Santa Mesa Poblacion1.79%6285749.41%1.73%
Santo Domingo0.98%34330811.36%2.07%
Sawahon1.07%37534010.29%1.88%
Sirab1.10%388390-0.51%-0.10%
Tagkip1.31%4594433.61%0.68%
Talinhugon1.19%42037212.90%2.34%
Tin‑ao1.53%53947313.95%2.52%
Tunga Poblacion0.77%271274-1.09%-0.21%
Tuya1.04%3673359.55%1.75%
Victoria1.09%383396-3.28%-0.63%
Dagami Total35,14731,49011.61%2.11%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dagami for the fiscal year of 2016 was 89,989,649.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,511,033.22
201054,888,115.536.56%
201159,682,268.708.73%
201257,732,620.10-3.27%
2013
201471,524,283.78
201582,221,650.9814.96%
201689,989,649.779.45%

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 Dagami is 5 to 9, with 4,301 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 263 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1945
1 to 43,621
5 to 94,301
10 to 144,020
15 to 193,848
20 to 243,220
25 to 292,468
30 to 342,144
35 to 391,900
40 to 441,723
45 to 491,620
50 to 541,499
55 to 591,142
60 to 64950
65 to 69646
70 to 74489
75 to 79348
80 and over263
Total35,147

Historical population

The population of Dagami grew from 18,777 in 1960 to 35,147 in 2015, an increase of 16,370 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.11%, or an increase of 3,657 people, from the previous population of 31,490 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,777
19,8460.54%
21,0261.17%
22,0210.93%
25,6061.52%
27,0391.03%
29,2401.69%
30,4510.56%
31,4901.23%
35,1472.11%

Location

The municipal center of Dagami is situated at approximately 11° 4' North, 124° 54' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.6 meters or 87.3 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 Dagami are Tacloban, Ormoc, Baybay, Catbalogan, Borongan, and Bogo. The nearest municipalities are Tabontabon, Pastrana, Burauen, Julita, Santa Fe, and Tanauan. Its distance from the national capital is 577.66 kilometers (358.94 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tabontabon, Leyte, 7.10 kilometers (4.41 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)
  • Pastrana, Leyte, 8.49 kilometers (5.28 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Burauen, Leyte, 9.75 kilometers (6.06 miles) to the South (S6°W)
  • Julita, Leyte, 11.78 kilometers (7.32 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Santa Fe, Leyte, 13.80 kilometers (8.57 miles) to the North (N6°E)
  • Tanauan, Leyte, 13.93 kilometers (8.66 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tacloban, 23.13 kilometers (14.37 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 32.86 kilometers (20.42 miles) to the West (S79°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 44.08 kilometers (27.39 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S15°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 78.97 kilometers (49.07 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 83.98 kilometers (52.18 miles) to the Northeast (N43°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 97.43 kilometers (60.54 miles) to the West (S90°W)

Distance from Manila: 577.66 kilometers (358.94 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,147, ranked 471 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 62.41 square kilometers, ranked 445 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 217 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 523 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.11%, ranked 1,623 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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