Mondragon, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
Barangay count24
Postal code6417
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)288.90 km2 (111.54 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,726
Density (2015)134 / km2 (347 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 31' North, 124° 45' East (12.5161, 124.7526)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.8 meters (22.2 feet)

Mondragon is a coastal municipality in the province of Northern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 288.90 square kilometers or 111.54 square miles which constitutes 7.82% of Northern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,726. This represented 6.12% of the total population of Northern Samar province, or 0.87% 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

Mondragon has 24 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)
Bagasbas3.45%1,3361,2278.88%1.63%
Bugko11.14%4,3133,89810.65%1.94%
Cablangan3.48%1,3481,19612.71%2.30%
Cagmanaba0.65%2512328.19%1.51%
Cahicsan2.15%83275610.05%1.84%
Chitongco9.48%3,6713,14116.87%3.01%
De Maria1.36%52539831.91%5.41%
Doña Lucia2.90%1,12496516.48%2.95%
Eco7.68%2,9762,8285.23%0.98%
Flormina1.32%5124757.79%1.44%
Hinabangan1.01%392413-5.08%-0.99%
Imelda8.39%3,2483,1034.67%0.87%
La Trinidad1.54%595620-4.03%-0.78%
Makiwalo14.10%5,4594,9769.71%1.78%
Mirador3.85%1,4901,4850.34%0.06%
Nenita8.96%3,4703,06113.36%2.42%
Roxas3.07%1,1901,07310.90%1.99%
San Agustin2.82%1,09394415.78%2.83%
San Antonio1.85%71664810.49%1.92%
San Isidro1.59%614630-2.54%-0.49%
San Jose2.77%1,07294014.04%2.53%
San Juan3.63%1,4041,2879.09%1.67%
Santa Catalina1.00%388417-6.95%-1.36%
Talolora1.83%70760516.86%3.01%
Mondragon Total38,72635,3189.65%1.77%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mondragon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 109,470,272.45.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,317,788.54
201063,947,207.436.02%
201169,212,100.998.23%
201267,567,127.15-2.38%
2013
201486,716,536.58
201598,549,996.6813.65%
2016109,470,272.4511.08%

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 Mondragon is 5 to 9, with 5,155 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 217 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1904
1 to 43,920
5 to 95,155
10 to 145,081
15 to 194,814
20 to 243,463
25 to 292,540
30 to 342,235
35 to 392,021
40 to 441,931
45 to 491,648
50 to 541,440
55 to 591,092
60 to 64855
65 to 69672
70 to 74455
75 to 79283
80 and over217
Total38,726

Historical population

The population of Mondragon grew from 12,302 in 1960 to 38,726 in 2015, an increase of 26,424 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.77%, or an increase of 3,408 people, from the previous population of 35,318 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,302
14,9741.94%
15,8341.13%
20,4235.22%
21,3990.47%
25,5043.34%
28,0982.10%
32,7182.12%
35,3182.82%
38,7261.77%

Location

The municipal center of Mondragon is situated at approximately 12° 31' North, 124° 45' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.8 meters or 22.2 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 Mondragon are Calbayog, Catbalogan, Sorsogon City, Borongan, Masbate City, and Legazpi. The nearest municipalities are Catarman, San Roque, Pambujan, Bobon, Silvino Lobos, and Lope de Vega. Its distance from the national capital is 468.41 kilometers (291.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 468.41 kilometers (291.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,726, ranked 674 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 111.54 square kilometers, ranked 323 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 134 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,165 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.77%, ranked 596 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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