Silvino Lobos, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
Barangay count26
Postal code6414
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)224.20 km2 (86.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,299
Density (2015)68 / km2 (177 / sq mi)
Coordinates12° 20' North, 124° 51' East (12.3252, 124.8458)
Estimated elevation above sea level42.9 meters (140.7 feet)

Silvino Lobos is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Northern Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 224.20 square kilometers or 86.56 square miles which constitutes 6.07% of Northern Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,299. This represented 2.42% of the total population of Northern Samar province, or 0.34% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 177 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Silvino Lobos has 26 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)
Balud1.88%28826010.77%1.97%
Cababayogan4.87%7457035.97%1.11%
Cabunga‑an8.24%1,2611,2193.45%0.65%
Cagda‑o2.41%368408-9.80%-1.95%
Caghilot2.50%382446-14.35%-2.91%
Camanggaran1.18%18116410.37%1.90%
Camaya‑an1.22%186189-1.59%-0.30%
Deit de Suba5.21%7977821.92%0.36%
Deit de Turag4.90%75057430.66%5.22%
Gebolwangan6.07%9289131.64%0.31%
Gebonawan2.06%31525822.09%3.87%
Gecbo‑an3.04%4654464.26%0.80%
Genagasan4.72%7227032.70%0.51%
Geparayan de Turag7.57%1,1581,0559.76%1.79%
Giguimitan2.74%41934023.24%4.06%
Gusaran3.75%574648-11.42%-2.28%
Imelda1.90%29126111.49%2.09%
Montalban1.05%1601590.63%0.12%
Poblacion I8.56%1,3091,15213.63%2.46%
Poblacion II5.51%84372815.80%2.83%
San Antonio0.92%140230-39.13%-9.02%
San Isidro2.88%44135723.53%4.11%
Senonogan de Tubang2.43%37226838.81%6.44%
Suba9.78%1,4971,3947.39%1.37%
Tobgon0.79%1219626.04%4.51%
Victory3.83%5865506.55%1.21%
Silvino Lobos Total15,29914,3036.96%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Silvino Lobos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 70,823,420.37.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,087,927.30
201042,408,164.685.79%
201145,949,362.788.35%
201244,562,517.01-3.02%
201349,638,917.3911.39%
201456,237,150.0213.29%
201564,200,529.6414.16%
201670,823,420.3710.32%

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 Silvino Lobos is 10 to 14, with 2,055 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 89 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1416
1 to 41,617
5 to 92,034
10 to 142,055
15 to 191,841
20 to 241,567
25 to 291,107
30 to 34857
35 to 39780
40 to 44719
45 to 49544
50 to 54489
55 to 59366
60 to 64347
65 to 69225
70 to 74135
75 to 79111
80 and over89
Total15,299

Historical population

The population of Silvino Lobos grew from 6,497 in 1970 to 15,299 in 2015, an increase of 8,802 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 996 people, from the previous population of 14,303 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,497
7,6333.29%
7,245-1.04%
9,0712.27%
11,0283.73%
12,6452.98%
13,7611.17%
14,3031.42%
15,2991.29%

Location

The municipal center of Silvino Lobos is situated at approximately 12° 20' North, 124° 51' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 42.9 meters or 140.7 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 Silvino Lobos are Calbayog, Catbalogan, Borongan, Sorsogon City, Tacloban, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Matuguinao, Las Navas, Mondragon, San Roque, Lope de Vega, and Catubig. Its distance from the national capital is 487.87 kilometers (303.15 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 487.87 kilometers (303.15 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,299, ranked 1,352 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 86.56 square kilometers, ranked 463 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 68 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,413 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 508 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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