Hinundayan, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count17
Postal code6609
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSurigao Strait
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)59.90 km2 (23.13 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,285
Density (2015)205 / km2 (531 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 21' North, 125° 15' East (10.3511, 125.2510)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 59.90 square kilometers or 23.13 square miles which constitutes 3.33% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,285. This represented 2.91% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 205 inhabitants per square kilometer or 531 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hinundayan has 17 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)
Amaga2.43%2992883.82%0.72%
Ambao7.26%8928623.48%0.65%
An‑an4.57%5625570.90%0.17%
Baculod8.25%1,0131,0070.60%0.11%
Biasong6.04%7427153.78%0.71%
Bugho7.27%8938860.79%0.15%
Cabulisan2.30%2832733.66%0.69%
Cat‑iwing3.58%44038215.18%2.73%
District I5.54%6806701.49%0.28%
District II7.68%9439331.07%0.20%
District III8.70%1,0691,0432.49%0.47%
Hubasan4.70%5775504.91%0.92%
Lungsodaan10.55%1,2961,2930.23%0.04%
Navalita5.49%67561210.29%1.88%
Plaridel2.81%3453401.47%0.28%
Sabang5.02%61754014.26%2.57%
Sagbok7.81%9599392.13%0.40%
Hinundayan Total12,28511,8903.32%0.62%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hinundayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 54,414,214.81.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200931,099,156.80
201034,159,147.999.84%
201135,757,331.304.68%
201234,849,096.69-2.54%
201338,026,422.259.12%
201443,591,949.3514.64%
201549,101,118.6912.64%
201654,414,214.8110.82%

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 Hinundayan is 5 to 9, with 1,256 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 205 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1210
1 to 4973
5 to 91,256
10 to 141,245
15 to 191,029
20 to 24870
25 to 29804
30 to 34819
35 to 39745
40 to 44688
45 to 49806
50 to 54702
55 to 59603
60 to 64431
65 to 69393
70 to 74289
75 to 79217
80 and over205
Total12,285

Historical population

The population of Hinundayan grew from 7,088 in 1960 to 12,285 in 2015, an increase of 5,197 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.62%, or an increase of 395 people, from the previous population of 11,890 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,088
8,5461.85%
9,2251.55%
9,7461.10%
9,9650.22%
10,6171.19%
11,1130.98%
11,6100.61%
11,8900.87%
12,2850.62%

Location

The municipal center of Hinundayan is situated at approximately 10° 21' North, 125° 15' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.4 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 Hinundayan are Maasin, Baybay, Surigao City, Ormoc, Tacloban, and Danao. The nearest municipalities are Hinunangan, Anahawan, San Juan, Saint Bernard, Silago, and Libagon. Its distance from the national capital is 659.87 kilometers (410.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 50.48 kilometers (31.37 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 61.40 kilometers (38.15 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Surigao City, Surigao del Norte, 67.66 kilometers (42.04 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S23°E)
  • Ormoc, Leyte, 100.89 kilometers (62.69 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)
  • Tacloban, 102.17 kilometers (63.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 135.32 kilometers (84.08 miles) to the West (N82°W)

Distance from Manila: 659.87 kilometers (410.02 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,285, ranked 1,416 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.13 square kilometers, ranked 1,250 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 205 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 900 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.62%, ranked 1,523 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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