Pastrana, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count29
Postal code6514
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)86.35 km2 (33.34 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,002
Density (2015)208 / km2 (540 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 8' North, 124° 53' East (11.1367, 124.8861)
Estimated elevation above sea level38.4 meters (126.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 86.35 square kilometers or 33.34 square miles which constitutes 1.37% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,002. This represented 1.04% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.41% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 208 inhabitants per square kilometer or 540 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pastrana has 29 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)
Arabunog1.92%3453382.07%0.39%
Aringit2.58%4654581.53%0.29%
Bahay3.29%59249419.84%3.51%
Cabaohan1.74%313328-4.57%-0.89%
Calsadahay4.38%78971011.13%2.03%
Cancaraja2.59%46641811.48%2.09%
Caninoan3.34%6015538.68%1.60%
Capilla1.15%207216-4.17%-0.81%
Colawen5.08%91479914.39%2.59%
District 12.22%3993931.53%0.29%
District 25.67%1,0219932.82%0.53%
District 33.75%6756336.64%1.23%
District 45.40%9738879.70%1.78%
Dumarag2.73%491531-7.53%-1.48%
Guindapunan3.09%55645921.13%3.72%
Halaba2.56%4604326.48%1.20%
Jones4.13%7436848.63%1.59%
Lanawan5.44%98079523.27%4.06%
Lima3.22%57950913.75%2.48%
Lourdes2.83%51045911.11%2.03%
Macalpiay2.49%449465-3.44%-0.66%
Malitbogay3.36%60552415.46%2.77%
Manaybanay5.57%1,0029475.81%1.08%
Maricum3.18%5735425.72%1.06%
Patong2.73%4924499.58%1.76%
Sapsap2.93%52744418.69%3.32%
Socsocon2.63%47440915.89%2.85%
Tingib3.81%685760-9.87%-1.96%
Yapad6.20%1,1161,0209.41%1.73%
Pastrana Total18,00216,6498.13%1.50%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pastrana for the fiscal year of 2016 was 60,685,314.39.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200934,148,952.38
201036,391,371.816.57%
201139,389,009.798.24%
201237,768,674.62-4.11%
201342,736,840.9113.15%
201448,130,235.6112.62%
201554,753,975.5313.76%
201660,685,314.3910.83%

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 Pastrana is 5 to 9, with 2,200 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 110 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1443
1 to 41,880
5 to 92,200
10 to 141,921
15 to 191,933
20 to 241,772
25 to 291,413
30 to 341,206
35 to 391,018
40 to 44936
45 to 49830
50 to 54657
55 to 59508
60 to 64465
65 to 69349
70 to 74218
75 to 79143
80 and over110
Total18,002

Historical population

The population of Pastrana grew from 8,794 in 1960 to 18,002 in 2015, an increase of 9,208 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.50%, or an increase of 1,353 people, from the previous population of 16,649 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,794
9,6760.94%
10,7462.13%
10,8540.20%
12,5651.47%
14,4422.64%
14,351-0.14%
16,0081.52%
16,6491.44%
18,0021.50%

Location

The municipal center of Pastrana is situated at approximately 11° 8' North, 124° 53' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.4 meters or 126.1 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 Pastrana are Tacloban, Ormoc, Baybay, Catbalogan, Borongan, and Bogo. The nearest municipalities are Santa Fe, Dagami, Alangalang, Palo, Jaro, and Tabontabon. Its distance from the national capital is 570.71 kilometers (354.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Santa Fe, Leyte, 6.30 kilometers (3.92 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Dagami, Leyte, 8.49 kilometers (5.28 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)
  • Alangalang, Leyte, 8.90 kilometers (5.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Palo, Leyte, 11.65 kilometers (7.24 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • Jaro, Leyte, 12.72 kilometers (7.90 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)
  • Tabontabon, Leyte, 13.54 kilometers (8.41 miles) to the Southeast (S39°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tacloban, 17.77 kilometers (11.04 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 33.78 kilometers (20.99 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S64°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 51.76 kilometers (32.16 miles) to the South (S11°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 70.64 kilometers (43.89 miles) to the North (N0°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 79.52 kilometers (49.41 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 96.05 kilometers (59.69 miles) to the West (S85°W)

Distance from Manila: 570.71 kilometers (354.62 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,002, ranked 1,276 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.34 square kilometers, ranked 1,083 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 208 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 907 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.50%, ranked 1,563 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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