San Miguel, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
Barangay count21
Postal code6518
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)145.11 km2 (56.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,420
Density (2015)134 / km2 (347 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 18' North, 124° 50' East (11.2934, 124.8318)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.0 meters (49.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 145.11 square kilometers or 56.03 square miles which constitutes 2.30% of Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,420. This represented 1.13% of the total population of Leyte province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 134 inhabitants per square kilometer or 347 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Miguel has 21 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)
Bagacay3.85%74854637.00%6.18%
Bahay8.20%1,5931,42811.55%2.10%
Bairan5.96%1,1571,0975.47%1.02%
Cabatianuhan7.38%1,4341,3188.80%1.62%
Canap4.67%90670728.15%4.84%
Capilihan1.09%211258-18.22%-3.76%
Caraycaray2.91%56649215.04%2.70%
Cayare6.87%1,3341,3042.30%0.43%
Guinciaman7.99%1,5511,32217.32%3.09%
Impo1.49%2902678.61%1.59%
Kinalumsan1.47%28524018.75%3.33%
Libtong12.70%2,4662,17713.28%2.40%
Lukay3.87%7527155.17%0.97%
Malaguinabot4.07%7917840.89%0.17%
Malpag2.38%4634541.98%0.37%
Mawodpawod3.49%67859414.14%2.55%
Patong2.79%5425184.63%0.87%
Pinarigusan2.99%5815554.68%0.88%
San Andres2.23%4343979.32%1.71%
Santa Cruz9.06%1,7591,58111.26%2.05%
Santol4.53%8798078.92%1.64%
San Miguel Total19,42017,56110.59%1.93%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Miguel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 68,787,399.37.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,117,289.35
201041,921,078.884.50%
201146,783,600.8211.60%
201245,215,053.31-3.35%
201349,481,076.529.43%
201455,991,315.1313.16%
201562,655,237.5511.90%
201668,787,399.379.79%

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 Miguel is 5 to 9, with 2,465 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 158 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1465
1 to 41,835
5 to 92,465
10 to 142,357
15 to 192,228
20 to 241,703
25 to 291,309
30 to 341,134
35 to 391,061
40 to 44980
45 to 49918
50 to 54817
55 to 59665
60 to 64471
65 to 69402
70 to 74263
75 to 79189
80 and over158
Total19,420

Historical population

The population of San Miguel grew from 9,917 in 1960 to 19,420 in 2015, an increase of 9,503 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.93%, or an increase of 1,859 people, from the previous population of 17,561 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,917
9,321-0.60%
12,1345.43%
11,729-0.68%
13,4381.37%
14,5041.44%
15,1530.94%
16,5271.20%
17,5612.23%
19,4201.93%

Location

The municipal center of San Miguel is situated at approximately 11° 18' North, 124° 50' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.0 meters or 49.2 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 Miguel are Tacloban, Ormoc, Catbalogan, Baybay, Borongan, and Calbayog. The nearest municipalities are Alangalang, Tunga, Barugo, Jaro, Babatngon, and Santa Fe. Its distance from the national capital is 554.70 kilometers (344.68 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Alangalang, Leyte, 9.72 kilometers (6.04 miles) to the South (S9°E)
  • Tunga, Leyte, 10.00 kilometers (6.22 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S60°W)
  • Barugo, Leyte, 10.92 kilometers (6.79 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Jaro, Leyte, 12.80 kilometers (7.95 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Babatngon, Leyte, 14.45 kilometers (8.98 miles) to the North (N6°E)
  • Santa Fe, Leyte, 15.00 kilometers (9.32 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tacloban, 20.04 kilometers (12.45 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S74°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 40.28 kilometers (25.03 miles) to the Southwest (S37°W)
  • Catbalogan, Samar, 53.60 kilometers (33.30 miles) to the North (N6°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 68.28 kilometers (42.43 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 74.45 kilometers (46.26 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N62°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 89.39 kilometers (55.54 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

Distance from Manila: 554.70 kilometers (344.68 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,420, ranked 1,235 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 56.03 square kilometers, ranked 737 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 134 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,172 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.93%, ranked 4 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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