Hindang, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count20
Postal code6523
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCamotes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)50.04 km2 (19.32 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,924
Density (2015)418 / km2 (1,083 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 26' North, 124° 44' East (10.4338, 124.7263)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.7 meters (15.3 feet)

Hindang is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 50.04 square kilometers or 19.32 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,924. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.47% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 418 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,083 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hindang 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)
Anahaw2.13%4464450.22%0.04%
Anolon3.00%62752718.98%3.36%
Baldoza1.27%265308-13.96%-2.82%
Bontoc7.83%1,6391,6141.55%0.29%
Bulacan4.21%8808394.89%0.91%
Canha‑ayon2.59%5425282.65%0.50%
Capudlosan2.96%6195757.65%1.41%
Doos del Norte5.98%1,2521,2391.05%0.20%
Doos del Sur8.26%1,7291,745-0.92%-0.18%
Himacugo1.50%314320-1.88%-0.36%
Himokilan Island2.51%5255220.57%0.11%
Katipunan1.41%295304-2.96%-0.57%
Maasin6.92%1,4471,4062.92%0.55%
Mabagon3.39%7096942.16%0.41%
Mahilum1.52%3183160.63%0.12%
Poblacion 113.34%2,7912,6485.40%1.01%
Poblacion 26.54%1,3681,3550.96%0.18%
San Vicente3.88%812831-2.29%-0.44%
Tabok10.71%2,2412,0678.42%1.55%
Tagbibi10.06%2,1051,89611.02%2.01%
Hindang Total20,92420,1793.69%0.69%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hindang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 67,142,241.44.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,021,945.02
201040,127,939.055.54%
201143,568,418.338.57%
201243,593,742.260.06%
201347,750,025.639.53%
201453,752,570.0912.57%
201561,003,349.6713.49%
201667,142,241.4410.06%

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 Hindang is 10 to 14, with 2,229 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 318 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1365
1 to 41,604
5 to 92,161
10 to 142,229
15 to 192,111
20 to 241,554
25 to 291,380
30 to 341,243
35 to 391,270
40 to 441,232
45 to 491,215
50 to 541,048
55 to 59924
60 to 64784
65 to 69630
70 to 74508
75 to 79348
80 and over318
Total20,924

Historical population

The population of Hindang grew from 10,490 in 1960 to 20,924 in 2015, an increase of 10,434 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 745 people, from the previous population of 20,179 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,490
12,4451.69%
14,0882.52%
16,1632.79%
16,2720.07%
16,5670.34%
18,4932.39%
19,9271.04%
20,1790.46%
20,9240.69%

Location

The municipal center of Hindang is situated at approximately 10° 26' North, 124° 44' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.7 meters or 15.3 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 Hindang are Baybay, Maasin, Ormoc, Danao, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Hilongos, Inopacan, Bato, Matalom, Bontoc, and Sogod. Its distance from the national capital is 614.16 kilometers (381.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Baybay, Leyte, 28.00 kilometers (17.40 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 35.71 kilometers (22.19 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 64.44 kilometers (40.04 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 77.15 kilometers (47.94 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 86.16 kilometers (53.54 miles) to the West (S81°W)
  • Mandaue, 86.65 kilometers (53.84 miles) to the West (S82°W)

Distance from Manila: 614.16 kilometers (381.62 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,924, ranked 1,198 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.32 square kilometers, ranked 1,346 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 418 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 457 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.69%, ranked 1,609 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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