Pinabacdao, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
Barangay count24
Postal code6716
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)183.06 km2 (70.68 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,252
Density (2015)100 / km2 (258 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 37' North, 124° 59' East (11.6139, 124.9845)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.8 meters (25.5 feet)

Pinabacdao is a coastal municipality in the province of Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 183.06 square kilometers or 70.68 square miles which constitutes 3.03% of Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,252. This represented 2.34% of the total population of Samar province, or 0.41% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 100 inhabitants per square kilometer or 258 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pinabacdao 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)
Bangon7.81%1,4251,24314.64%2.64%
Barangay I3.51%641656-2.29%-0.44%
Barangay II4.90%89576616.84%3.01%
Botoc4.11%7506977.60%1.41%
Bugho1.39%2542377.17%1.33%
Calampong3.13%57251211.72%2.13%
Canlobo2.15%39227642.03%6.91%
Catigawan0.74%1351340.75%0.14%
Dolores4.07%74267010.75%1.96%
Lale5.18%94582015.24%2.74%
Lawaan1.79%3273057.21%1.33%
Laygayon5.45%99481621.81%3.83%
Layo1.42%26021918.72%3.32%
Loctob1.44%26221323.00%4.02%
Madalunot5.01%91473025.21%4.37%
Magdawat2.51%459468-1.92%-0.37%
Mambog7.74%1,4121,3683.22%0.60%
Manaing1.71%31223333.91%5.72%
Nabong7.25%1,3231,08422.05%3.87%
Obayan6.76%1,2341,10511.67%2.12%
Pahug5.05%92183010.96%2.00%
Parasanon10.42%1,9021,7369.56%1.75%
Pelaon4.54%8297549.95%1.82%
San Isidro1.93%3523364.76%0.89%
Pinabacdao Total18,25216,20812.61%2.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pinabacdao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,397,160.97.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,473,776.86
201042,707,742.878.19%
201145,132,749.265.68%
201244,035,619.00-2.43%
201337,448,657.45-14.96%
201456,398,166.0050.60%
201564,739,148.7314.79%
201671,397,160.9710.28%

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 Pinabacdao is 10 to 14, with 2,250 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 196 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1455
1 to 41,751
5 to 92,207
10 to 142,250
15 to 192,133
20 to 241,637
25 to 291,305
30 to 341,086
35 to 39940
40 to 44932
45 to 49826
50 to 54655
55 to 59564
60 to 64458
65 to 69352
70 to 74307
75 to 79198
80 and over196
Total18,252

Historical population

The population of Pinabacdao grew from 7,472 in 1960 to 18,252 in 2015, an increase of 10,780 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.29%, or an increase of 2,044 people, from the previous population of 16,208 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,472
9,7232.61%
8,373-2.95%
9,3892.32%
10,3610.99%
11,5902.12%
13,1672.77%
14,4921.33%
16,2084.16%
18,2522.29%

Location

The municipal center of Pinabacdao is situated at approximately 11° 37' North, 124° 59' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.8 meters or 25.5 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 Pinabacdao are Catbalogan, Tacloban, Borongan, Calbayog, Ormoc, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Calbiga, Villareal, San Sebastian, Hinabangan, Zumarraga, and Jiabong. Its distance from the national capital is 544.96 kilometers (338.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Catbalogan, Samar, 21.01 kilometers (13.06 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Tacloban, 41.11 kilometers (25.54 miles) to the South (S4°E)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 48.92 kilometers (30.40 miles) to the East (S90°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 65.70 kilometers (40.82 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 78.99 kilometers (49.08 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 105.63 kilometers (65.64 miles) to the South (S11°W)

Distance from Manila: 544.96 kilometers (338.62 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,252, ranked 1,246 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 70.68 square kilometers, ranked 566 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 100 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,271 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.29%, ranked 67 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.
(Back to top)