Talalora, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
Barangay count11
Postal code6719
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea, San Juanico Strait
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Area (2007)27.96 km2 (10.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)8,057
Density (2015)288 / km2 (746 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 32' North, 124° 50' East (11.5284, 124.8362)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.8 feet)

Talalora is a coastal municipality in the province of Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 27.96 square kilometers or 10.80 square miles which constitutes 0.46% of Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,057. This represented 1.03% of the total population of Samar province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 288 inhabitants per square kilometer or 746 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talalora has 11 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)
Bo. Independencia8.89%7167120.56%0.11%
Malaguining5.88%4744671.50%0.28%
Mallorga5.25%423434-2.53%-0.49%
Navatas Daku6.38%514536-4.10%-0.79%
Navatas Guti7.41%5975822.58%0.49%
Placer8.87%7157140.14%0.03%
Poblacion Barangay 119.14%1,5421,5002.80%0.53%
Poblacion Barangay 213.91%1,1211,0486.97%1.29%
San Juan5.25%4234181.20%0.23%
Tatabunan15.10%1,2171,272-4.32%-0.84%
Victory3.91%3153005.00%0.93%
Talalora Total8,0577,9830.93%0.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Talalora for the fiscal year of 2016 was 39,191,015.09.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200922,403,087.21
201023,748,482.286.01%
201125,770,080.088.51%
2012
2013
2014
201535,687,715.54
201639,191,015.099.82%

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 Talalora is 10 to 14, with 1,122 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 89 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1188
1 to 4774
5 to 91,098
10 to 141,122
15 to 19873
20 to 24582
25 to 29478
30 to 34432
35 to 39468
40 to 44405
45 to 49400
50 to 54321
55 to 59253
60 to 64199
65 to 69155
70 to 74122
75 to 7998
80 and over89
Total8,057

Historical population

The population of Talalora grew from 5,830 in 1960 to 8,057 in 2015, an increase of 2,227 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.18%, or an increase of 74 people, from the previous population of 7,983 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,830
6,6391.28%
6,8730.70%
6,332-1.63%
6,112-0.35%
6,5651.35%
6,5800.05%
7,5351.89%
7,9832.12%
8,0570.18%

Location

The municipal center of Talalora is situated at approximately 11° 32' North, 124° 50' East, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.8 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 Talalora are Catbalogan, Tacloban, Ormoc, Calbayog, Borongan, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Villareal, Babatngon, Zumarraga, Daram, Santa Rita, and Pinabacdao. Its distance from the national capital is 538.19 kilometers (334.42 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Villareal, Samar, 10.92 kilometers (6.78 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • Babatngon, Leyte, 11.68 kilometers (7.26 miles) to the South (S5°E)
  • Zumarraga, Samar, 12.30 kilometers (7.64 miles) to the North (N3°E)
  • Daram, Samar, 12.61 kilometers (7.84 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Santa Rita, Samar, 14.29 kilometers (8.88 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • Pinabacdao, Samar, 18.74 kilometers (11.64 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)

Nearest cities

  • Catbalogan, Samar, 27.78 kilometers (17.26 miles) to the North (N10°E)
  • Tacloban, 36.72 kilometers (22.82 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 63.11 kilometers (39.22 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S23°W)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 65.13 kilometers (40.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 65.75 kilometers (40.86 miles) to the East (N82°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 94.26 kilometers (58.57 miles) to the South (S3°W)

Distance from Manila: 538.19 kilometers (334.42 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,057, ranked 1,499 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 10.80 square kilometers, ranked 1,488 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 288 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 662 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.18%, ranked 835 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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