San Antonio, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
Barangay count10
Postal code6407
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Dalupiri
Area (2007)27.00 km2 (10.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,058
Density (2015)335 / km2 (869 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 25' North, 124° 17' East (12.4130, 124.2782)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.8 meters (12.5 feet)

San Antonio is a coastal municipality in the province of Northern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 27.00 square kilometers or 10.42 square miles which constitutes 0.73% of Northern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,058. This represented 1.43% of the total population of Northern Samar province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 335 inhabitants per square kilometer or 869 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Antonio has 10 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)
Burabod10.98%9959366.30%1.17%
Dalupirit20.69%1,8741,8640.54%0.10%
Manraya8.04%728813-10.46%-2.08%
Pilar7.90%7166834.83%0.90%
Rizal3.48%315376-16.22%-3.31%
San Nicolas5.56%504517-2.51%-0.48%
Vinisitahan7.89%7156647.68%1.42%
Ward I9.14%82874511.14%2.03%
Ward II8.69%7877593.69%0.69%
Ward III17.62%1,5961,5205.00%0.93%
San Antonio Total9,0588,8772.04%0.39%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Antonio for the fiscal year of 2016 was 41,899,131.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200924,030,315.25
201024,940,443.483.79%
201127,347,229.809.65%
201226,450,907.74-3.28%
201329,676,523.0312.19%
201433,664,047.6313.44%
201538,246,106.7713.61%
201641,899,131.339.55%

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 Antonio is 5 to 9, with 1,038 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 114 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1183
1 to 4712
5 to 91,038
10 to 141,001
15 to 19984
20 to 24758
25 to 29631
30 to 34495
35 to 39522
40 to 44518
45 to 49480
50 to 54369
55 to 59334
60 to 64340
65 to 69244
70 to 74176
75 to 79159
80 and over114
Total9,058

Historical population

The population of San Antonio grew from 5,898 in 1960 to 9,058 in 2015, an increase of 3,160 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.39%, or an increase of 181 people, from the previous population of 8,877 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,898
6,2910.63%
7,2502.89%
7,008-0.68%
7,1640.22%
7,9842.05%
7,915-0.19%
8,1510.41%
8,8773.15%
9,0580.39%

Location

The municipal center of San Antonio is situated at approximately 12° 25' North, 124° 17' East, in the island of Dalupiri. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.8 meters or 12.5 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 Antonio are Calbayog, Sorsogon City, Masbate City, Catbalogan, Legazpi, and Tabaco. The nearest municipalities are Victoria, San Isidro, Allen, Capul, Lavezares, and Rosario. Its distance from the national capital is 430.73 kilometers (267.64 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 430.73 kilometers (267.64 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,058, ranked 1,498 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.42 square kilometers, ranked 1,515 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 335 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 567 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.39%, ranked 788 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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