Anahawan, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count14
Postal code6610
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSurigao Strait
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)58.09 km2 (22.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)8,211
Density (2015)141 / km2 (366 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 16' North, 125° 15' East (10.2740, 125.2578)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.7 meters (44.9 feet)

Anahawan is a coastal municipality in the province of Southern Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 58.09 square kilometers or 22.43 square miles which constitutes 3.23% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,211. This represented 1.95% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 366 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Anahawan has 14 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)
Amagusan7.62%6265915.92%1.10%
Calintaan3.76%3093060.98%0.19%
Canlabian5.18%4254103.66%0.69%
Capacuhan2.75%22620311.33%2.06%
Cogon6.03%4954724.87%0.91%
Kagingkingan2.85%2342168.33%1.54%
Lewing6.08%4994823.53%0.66%
Lo‑ok11.47%9429271.62%0.31%
Mahalo10.01%8228160.74%0.14%
Mainit3.11%25521916.44%2.94%
Manigawong1.99%16312629.37%5.02%
Poblacion16.49%1,3541,3520.15%0.03%
San Vicente10.38%8528213.78%0.71%
Tagup‑on12.29%1,0091,0010.80%0.15%
Anahawan Total8,2117,9423.39%0.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Anahawan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 47,307,384.44.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200927,695,540.71
201029,232,101.945.55%
201132,218,928.3710.22%
201230,268,135.96-6.05%
201333,343,349.2910.16%
201437,153,354.8411.43%
201543,030,876.2315.82%
201647,307,384.449.94%

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 Anahawan is 5 to 9, with 879 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 120 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1143
1 to 4636
5 to 9879
10 to 14820
15 to 19797
20 to 24652
25 to 29555
30 to 34521
35 to 39476
40 to 44450
45 to 49493
50 to 54471
55 to 59383
60 to 64284
65 to 69233
70 to 74148
75 to 79150
80 and over120
Total8,211

Historical population

The population of Anahawan grew from 5,545 in 1960 to 8,211 in 2015, an increase of 2,666 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 269 people, from the previous population of 7,942 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,545
6,0940.93%
6,8752.45%
6,544-0.98%
7,0630.77%
6,471-1.63%
7,2092.34%
8,0321.50%
7,942-0.41%
8,2110.64%

Location

The municipal center of Anahawan is situated at approximately 10° 16' North, 125° 15' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.7 meters or 44.9 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 Anahawan are Maasin, Surigao City, Baybay, Ormoc, Tacloban, and Cabadbaran. The nearest municipalities are Hinundayan, San Juan, Saint Bernard, Hinunangan, Liloan, and Libagon. Its distance from the national capital is 666.52 kilometers (414.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 666.52 kilometers (414.16 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,211, ranked 1,494 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.43 square kilometers, ranked 1,254 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 141 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,123 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 1,586 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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