Zumarraga, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
Barangay count25
Postal code6725
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSamar Sea
Philippine major island(s)Bagatao
Area (2007)38.55 km2 (14.88 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,295
Density (2015)423 / km2 (1,095 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 38' North, 124° 51' East (11.6394, 124.8423)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.6 meters (25.0 feet)

Zumarraga is a coastal municipality in the province of Samar.

The municipality has a land area of 38.55 square kilometers or 14.88 square miles which constitutes 0.64% of Samar's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,295. This represented 2.09% of the total population of Samar province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 423 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,095 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Zumarraga has 25 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)
Alegria3.57%582607-4.12%-0.80%
Arteche4.73%770782-1.53%-0.29%
Bioso8.83%1,4391,3923.38%0.63%
Boblaran2.20%3593405.59%1.04%
Botaera4.25%6936545.96%1.11%
Buntay3.33%542603-10.12%-2.01%
Camayse4.12%6716601.67%0.32%
Canwarak4.24%6916339.16%1.68%
Ibarra1.71%279337-17.21%-3.53%
Lumalantang3.66%597670-10.90%-2.17%
Macalunod4.15%677899-24.69%-5.26%
Maga‑an3.94%642745-13.83%-2.79%
Maputi3.87%631662-4.68%-0.91%
Marapilit2.58%42035418.64%3.31%
Monbon4.20%684688-0.58%-0.11%
Mualbual4.78%779932-16.42%-3.36%
Pangdan3.19%5204945.26%0.98%
Poblacion 12.03%330347-4.90%-0.95%
Poblacion 24.63%755815-7.36%-1.45%
Poro2.87%467499-6.41%-1.25%
San Isidro9.02%1,4691,3617.94%1.46%
Sugod2.47%402488-17.62%-3.62%
Talib1.53%2502365.93%1.10%
Tinaugan6.81%1,1091,0961.19%0.22%
Tubigan3.30%537642-16.36%-3.34%
Zumarraga Total16,29516,936-3.78%-0.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Zumarraga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 53,030,788.15.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200930,575,263.64
201032,538,200.046.42%
201135,002,489.647.57%
201233,953,783.67-3.00%
201337,280,251.549.80%
2014555,572.51-98.51%
201548,141,548.348,565.21%
201653,030,788.1510.16%

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 Zumarraga is 10 to 14, with 2,386 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 159 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1337
1 to 41,597
5 to 92,051
10 to 142,386
15 to 191,866
20 to 241,274
25 to 29896
30 to 34794
35 to 39836
40 to 44850
45 to 49834
50 to 54652
55 to 59565
60 to 64420
65 to 69324
70 to 74278
75 to 79159
80 and over176
Total16,295

Historical population

The population of Zumarraga grew from 11,549 in 1960 to 16,295 in 2015, an increase of 4,746 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.73%, or a decrease of 641 people, from the previous population of 16,936 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,549
12,0640.43%
13,2971.97%
12,821-0.73%
13,3240.39%
14,5051.60%
15,4231.32%
16,7431.14%
16,9360.42%
16,295-0.73%

Location

The municipal center of Zumarraga is situated at approximately 11° 38' North, 124° 51' East, in the island of Bagatao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.6 meters or 25.0 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 Zumarraga are Catbalogan, Tacloban, Calbayog, Borongan, Ormoc, and Baybay. The nearest municipalities are Daram, Talalora, Villareal, Pinabacdao, Jiabong, and Calbiga. Its distance from the national capital is 531.00 kilometers (329.95 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Catbalogan, Samar, 15.67 kilometers (9.74 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Tacloban, 47.43 kilometers (29.47 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)
  • Calbayog, Samar, 54.45 kilometers (33.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Borongan, Eastern Samar, 64.50 kilometers (40.08 miles) to the East (S87°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 74.77 kilometers (46.46 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 106.56 kilometers (66.21 miles) to the South (S3°W)

Distance from Manila: 531.00 kilometers (329.95 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,295, ranked 1,310 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.88 square kilometers, ranked 1,423 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 423 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 437 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.73%, ranked 25 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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