Dulag, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count45
Postal code6505
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLeyte Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)110.70 km2 (42.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,300
Density (2015)427 / km2 (1,107 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 57' North, 125° 2' East (10.9528, 125.0321)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.2 meters (17.0 feet)

Dulag is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 110.70 square kilometers or 42.74 square miles which constitutes 1.75% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,300. This represented 2.74% of the total population of Leyte province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 427 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,107 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dulag has 45 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)
Alegre2.26%1,0681,0313.59%0.67%
Arado0.74%3513325.72%1.07%
Barbo1.99%94179618.22%3.24%
Batug1.31%61950522.57%3.95%
Bolongtohan1.31%61949225.81%4.47%
Bulod1.58%74563118.07%3.21%
Buntay2.68%1,2681,2580.79%0.15%
Cabacungan7.05%3,3372,99311.49%2.09%
Cabarasan1.21%57246024.35%4.24%
Cabato‑an2.31%1,09294715.31%2.75%
Calipayan1.41%66758813.44%2.43%
Calubian2.76%1,3071,05723.65%4.12%
Cambula District0.92%434440-1.36%-0.26%
Camitoc0.77%36531017.74%3.16%
Camote1.89%89577815.04%2.70%
Candao1.17%5555069.68%1.78%
Catmonan1.23%5825653.01%0.57%
Combis2.65%1,2531,03021.65%3.80%
Dacay1.35%63853219.92%3.52%
Del Carmen1.11%52644219.00%3.37%
Del Pilar2.08%98588411.43%2.08%
Fatima1.74%82369618.25%3.24%
General Roxas1.37%64756514.51%2.61%
Highway3.69%1,7441,44220.94%3.69%
Luan1.57%7427242.49%0.47%
Magsaysay1.54%72859622.15%3.88%
Maricum0.59%28025211.11%2.03%
Market Site0.95%4474421.13%0.21%
Rawis3.06%1,4471,29012.17%2.21%
Rizal4.77%2,2552,04910.05%1.84%
Romualdez1.39%65854021.85%3.83%
Sabang Daguitan1.12%53242226.07%4.51%
Salvacion2.53%1,1951,1028.44%1.55%
San Agustin2.69%1,2721,09116.59%2.97%
San Antonio1.21%57246223.81%4.15%
San Isidro1.74%82273012.60%2.29%
San Jose9.28%4,3883,93611.48%2.09%
San Miguel3.59%1,6971,53510.55%1.93%
San Rafael4.44%2,1021,66826.02%4.50%
San Vicente1.81%858893-3.92%-0.76%
Serrano1.11%525554-5.23%-1.02%
Sungi2.98%1,4101,3018.38%1.54%
Tabu2.78%1,3161,14015.44%2.77%
Tigbao2.68%1,2671,09315.92%2.85%
Victory1.59%75465714.76%2.66%
Dulag Total47,30041,75713.27%2.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dulag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 109,194,521.04.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,532,620.42
201065,076,289.097.51%
201170,369,164.268.13%
201272,246,678.952.67%
201374,707,953.573.41%
201481,950,607.689.69%
201596,312,362.5617.52%
2016109,194,521.0413.38%

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 Dulag is 5 to 9, with 5,383 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 445 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,005
1 to 44,417
5 to 95,383
10 to 145,153
15 to 194,986
20 to 244,456
25 to 293,638
30 to 343,046
35 to 392,717
40 to 442,330
45 to 492,354
50 to 542,123
55 to 591,697
60 to 641,230
65 to 691,129
70 to 74713
75 to 79478
80 and over445
Total47,300

Historical population

The population of Dulag grew from 24,292 in 1960 to 47,300 in 2015, an increase of 23,008 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.40%, or an increase of 5,543 people, from the previous population of 41,757 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,292
26,7700.95%
26,674-0.07%
28,2191.13%
33,0201.58%
34,7420.96%
38,8972.45%
40,5700.58%
41,7571.06%
47,3002.40%

Location

The municipal center of Dulag is situated at approximately 10° 57' North, 125° 2' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.2 meters or 17.0 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 Dulag are Tacloban, Baybay, Ormoc, Borongan, Catbalogan, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Mayorga, Julita, La Paz, Tolosa, Tabontabon, and MacArthur. Its distance from the national capital is 596.22 kilometers (370.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Mayorga, Leyte, 6.23 kilometers (3.87 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Julita, Leyte, 7.97 kilometers (4.95 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)
  • La Paz, Leyte, 10.64 kilometers (6.61 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Tolosa, Leyte, 12.03 kilometers (7.47 miles) to the North (N3°E)
  • Tabontabon, Leyte, 12.32 kilometers (7.65 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)
  • MacArthur, Leyte, 13.64 kilometers (8.47 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 596.22 kilometers (370.48 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,300, ranked 532 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.74 square kilometers, ranked 938 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 427 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 442 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.40%, ranked 1,566 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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