Hinabangan, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
Barangay count21
Postal code6713
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)460.08 km2 (177.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)13,673
Density (2015)30 / km2 (77 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 42' North, 125° 4' East (11.7015, 125.0657)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.5 meters (31.3 feet)

Hinabangan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 460.08 square kilometers or 177.64 square miles which constitutes 7.61% of Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 13,673. This represented 1.75% of the total population of Samar province, or 0.31% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 30 inhabitants per square kilometer or 77 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hinabangan 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)
Bagacay10.93%1,4941,4860.54%0.10%
Binobucalan2.42%3313280.91%0.17%
Bucalan2.17%29726412.50%2.27%
Cabalagnan2.41%33028017.86%3.18%
Cabang2.51%34330811.36%2.07%
Canano1.62%2212162.31%0.44%
Concord5.26%7196599.10%1.67%
Consolabao8.40%1,14999715.25%2.74%
Dalosdoson2.22%30324822.18%3.89%
Fatima1.86%255318-19.81%-4.12%
Lim‑ao2.43%3323145.73%1.07%
Malihao9.14%1,2501,12710.91%1.99%
Mugdo7.60%1,0398440.00%0.00%
Osmeña3.52%48141715.35%2.76%
Poblacion 11.87%256288-11.11%-2.22%
Poblacion 23.61%493499-1.20%-0.23%
Rawis15.65%2,1402,0176.10%1.13%
San Jose5.97%8167528.51%1.57%
San Rafael4.97%6806258.80%1.62%
Tabay2.68%367390-5.90%-1.15%
Yabon2.76%37727437.59%6.26%
Hinabangan Total13,67312,6518.08%1.49%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hinabangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 98,303,392.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,838,664.23
201059,143,451.885.92%
2011
201262,111,164.21
2013
201478,215,005.22
201589,163,671.6814.00%
201698,303,392.8210.25%

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 Hinabangan is 15 to 19, with 1,677 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 112 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1283
1 to 41,355
5 to 91,586
10 to 141,668
15 to 191,677
20 to 241,239
25 to 29944
30 to 34789
35 to 39758
40 to 44661
45 to 49635
50 to 54512
55 to 59414
60 to 64361
65 to 69330
70 to 74228
75 to 79112
80 and over121
Total13,673

Historical population

The population of Hinabangan grew from 7,004 in 1960 to 13,673 in 2015, an increase of 6,669 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.49%, or an increase of 1,022 people, from the previous population of 12,651 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,004
10,9704.49%
12,0221.85%
10,786-2.15%
11,9060.99%
12,1510.38%
12,120-0.05%
12,1290.01%
12,6511.55%
13,6731.49%

Location

The municipal center of Hinabangan is situated at approximately 11° 42' North, 125° 4' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.5 meters or 31.3 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 Hinabangan are Catbalogan, Borongan, Tacloban, Calbayog, Ormoc, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are San Sebastian, Paranas, Calbiga, Motiong, Pinabacdao, and Jiabong. Its distance from the national capital is 546.21 kilometers (339.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • San Sebastian, Samar, 5.35 kilometers (3.32 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N79°W)
  • Paranas, Samar, 9.06 kilometers (5.63 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • Calbiga, Samar, 9.77 kilometers (6.07 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Motiong, Samar, 11.20 kilometers (6.96 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Pinabacdao, Samar, 13.13 kilometers (8.16 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)
  • Jiabong, Samar, 14.29 kilometers (8.88 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)

Nearest cities

  • Catbalogan, Samar, 21.53 kilometers (13.38 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N68°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 41.28 kilometers (25.65 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S76°E)
  • Tacloban, 51.11 kilometers (31.76 miles) to the South (S7°W)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 65.33 kilometers (40.60 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 91.91 kilometers (57.11 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 117.05 kilometers (72.73 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)

Distance from Manila: 546.21 kilometers (339.40 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 13,673, ranked 1,388 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 177.64 square kilometers, ranked 161 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 30 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,524 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.49%, ranked 812 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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