San Isidro, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count19
Postal code6535
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)122.50 km2 (47.30 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,641
Density (2015)258 / km2 (669 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 24' North, 124° 21' East (11.4054, 124.3523)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.7 feet)

San Isidro is a coastal municipality in the province of Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 122.50 square kilometers or 47.30 square miles which constitutes 1.94% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,641. This represented 1.83% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 258 inhabitants per square kilometer or 669 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Isidro has 19 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)
Banat‑e9.30%2,9442,61512.58%2.28%
Basud8.13%2,5712,33110.30%1.88%
Bawod4.46%1,4111,431-1.40%-0.27%
Biasong9.22%2,9182,64710.24%1.87%
Bunacan3.21%1,01586317.61%3.14%
Busay6.00%1,8981,68712.51%2.27%
Cabungaan3.54%1,1201,0665.07%0.95%
Capiñahan7.48%2,3681,73936.17%6.05%
Crossing6.81%2,1541,88514.27%2.57%
Daja‑daku5.99%1,8961,61017.76%3.16%
Daja‑diot5.19%1,6431,5784.12%0.77%
Hacienda Maria6.42%2,0321,59927.08%4.67%
Linao4.75%1,5031,4950.54%0.10%
Matungao2.63%83174711.24%2.05%
Paril3.57%1,1301,199-5.75%-1.12%
San Jose3.60%1,13891025.05%4.35%
San Miguel2.56%81173210.79%1.97%
Taglawigan3.52%1,1141,369-18.63%-3.85%
Tinago3.62%1,1441,0518.85%1.63%
San Isidro Total31,64128,55410.81%1.97%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Isidro for the fiscal year of 2016 was 82,802,224.58.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,886,119.89
201050,967,626.236.44%
201156,078,496.6610.03%
201255,442,552.84-1.13%
201359,893,722.148.03%
201467,812,447.4213.22%
201577,791,401.4114.72%
201682,802,224.586.44%

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 San Isidro is 5 to 9, with 3,665 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 378 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1657
1 to 42,831
5 to 93,665
10 to 143,455
15 to 193,137
20 to 242,555
25 to 292,138
30 to 341,830
35 to 391,647
40 to 441,690
45 to 491,585
50 to 541,539
55 to 591,391
60 to 641,185
65 to 69798
70 to 74677
75 to 79483
80 and over378
Total31,641

Historical population

The population of San Isidro grew from 25,017 in 1960 to 31,641 in 2015, an increase of 6,624 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.97%, or an increase of 3,087 people, from the previous population of 28,554 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
25,017
23,569-0.58%
23,9260.30%
22,285-1.41%
24,4420.93%
33,2045.91%
29,410-2.57%
29,6550.11%
28,554-1.37%
31,6411.97%

Location

The municipal center of San Isidro is situated at approximately 11° 24' North, 124° 21' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.7 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 San Isidro are Ormoc, Bogo, Catbalogan, Tacloban, Calbayog, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Calubian, Tabango, Biliran, Leyte, Naval, and Villaba. Its distance from the national capital is 507.92 kilometers (315.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Calubian, Leyte, 9.40 kilometers (5.84 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)
  • Tabango, Leyte, 11.16 kilometers (6.93 miles) to the South (S11°E)
  • Biliran, Biliran, 15.02 kilometers (9.33 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N63°E)
  • Leyte, Leyte, 15.19 kilometers (9.44 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • Naval, Biliran, 18.10 kilometers (11.25 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Villaba, Leyte, 21.75 kilometers (13.51 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

Nearest cities

  • Ormoc, Leyte, 52.39 kilometers (32.55 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)
  • Bogo, Cebu, 53.93 kilometers (33.51 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 70.87 kilometers (44.04 miles) to the Northeast (N55°E)
  • Tacloban, 73.81 kilometers (45.86 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S76°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 77.80 kilometers (48.34 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 94.08 kilometers (58.46 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)

Distance from Manila: 507.92 kilometers (315.61 miles) to the Northwest (N46°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,641, ranked 853 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 47.30 square kilometers, ranked 850 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 258 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 768 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.97%, ranked 344 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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