Hinunangan, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count40
Postal code6608
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSurigao Strait [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)170.58 km2 (65.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,976
Density (2015)176 / km2 (455 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 24' North, 125° 12' East (10.3946, 125.1985)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.8 meters (15.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 170.58 square kilometers or 65.86 square miles which constitutes 9.48% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,976. This represented 7.11% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.68% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 176 inhabitants per square kilometer or 455 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hinunangan has 40 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)
Ambacon2.26%6786376.44%1.19%
Badiangon2.14%6415898.83%1.62%
Bangcas A2.59%7777434.58%0.86%
Bangcas B3.28%9829592.40%0.45%
Biasong2.00%5995665.83%1.08%
Bugho3.54%1,0611,0035.78%1.08%
Calag‑itan4.02%1,2061,1802.20%0.42%
Calayugan2.52%7547007.71%1.42%
Calinao0.87%261264-1.14%-0.22%
Canipaan5.45%1,6351,5098.35%1.54%
Catublian5.27%1,5801,5035.12%0.96%
Ilaya1.73%5184729.75%1.79%
Ingan3.50%1,0491,0183.05%0.57%
Labrador2.82%8448025.24%0.98%
Libas1.71%51244914.03%2.53%
Lumbog1.27%38133713.06%2.36%
Manalog2.52%7547313.15%0.59%
Manlico2.56%7667521.86%0.35%
Matin‑ao1.82%5475205.19%0.97%
Nava6.49%1,9461,8018.05%1.49%
Nueva Esperanza2.28%6836642.86%0.54%
Otama1.77%5315074.73%0.88%
Palongpong1.78%53347512.21%2.22%
Panalaron2.51%75367711.23%2.05%
Patong2.40%7187101.13%0.21%
Poblacion3.08%9238982.78%0.52%
Pondol3.45%1,0359934.23%0.79%
Salog1.25%3743535.95%1.11%
Salvacion1.65%4964832.69%0.51%
San Pablo Island1.53%4604404.55%0.85%
San Pedro Island1.64%4934861.44%0.27%
Santo Niño I1.84%5525245.34%1.00%
Santo Niño II3.48%1,0431,0043.88%0.73%
Tahusan3.31%9919603.23%0.61%
Talisay2.31%69359716.08%2.88%
Tawog1.86%5575236.50%1.21%
Toptop1.48%4434195.73%1.07%
Tuburan2.12%6356271.28%0.24%
Union1.34%4023786.35%1.18%
Upper Bantawon0.57%1701624.94%0.92%
Hinunangan Total29,97628,4155.49%1.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hinunangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,473,099.97.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200953,106,503.24
201056,029,981.885.50%
201161,438,171.949.65%
201259,828,434.88-2.62%
201366,127,427.0410.53%
201477,293,636.7816.89%
201586,593,490.6712.03%
201695,473,099.9710.25%

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 Hinunangan is 10 to 14, with 3,248 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 407 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1476
1 to 42,319
5 to 93,105
10 to 143,248
15 to 193,087
20 to 242,436
25 to 292,050
30 to 341,912
35 to 391,877
40 to 441,775
45 to 491,690
50 to 541,442
55 to 591,267
60 to 641,000
65 to 69796
70 to 74640
75 to 79449
80 and over407
Total29,976

Historical population

The population of Hinunangan grew from 12,665 in 1960 to 29,976 in 2015, an increase of 17,311 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 1,561 people, from the previous population of 28,415 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,665
16,1422.40%
18,6482.94%
20,5681.98%
22,4540.88%
22,170-0.24%
25,0162.62%
27,7121.42%
28,4150.92%
29,9761.02%

Location

The municipal center of Hinunangan is situated at approximately 10° 24' North, 125° 12' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.8 meters or 15.8 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 Hinunangan are Maasin, Baybay, Surigao City, Ormoc, Tacloban, and Danao. The nearest municipalities are Hinundayan, Saint Bernard, San Juan, Anahawan, Silago, and Libagon. Its distance from the national capital is 652.41 kilometers (405.39 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 652.41 kilometers (405.39 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,976, ranked 872 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 65.86 square kilometers, ranked 610 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 176 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 999 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 1,248 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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