Padre Burgos, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count11
Postal code6601
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSogod Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Area (2007)25.65 km2 (9.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)11,091
Density (2015)432 / km2 (1,120 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 2' North, 125° 1' East (10.0296, 125.0170)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.1 meters (16.6 feet)

Padre Burgos is a coastal municipality in the province of Southern Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 25.65 square kilometers or 9.90 square miles which constitutes 1.43% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 11,091. This represented 2.63% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.25% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 432 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,120 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Padre Burgos 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)
Buenavista9.10%1,0099565.54%1.03%
Bunga4.45%4944763.78%0.71%
Cantutang8.93%9909039.63%1.77%
Dinahugan6.72%7457282.34%0.44%
Laca6.45%7156992.29%0.43%
Lungsodaan11.59%1,2861,1808.98%1.65%
Poblacion11.29%1,2521,2252.20%0.42%
San Juan7.87%8738552.11%0.40%
Santa Sofia17.46%1,9371,8902.49%0.47%
Santo Rosario7.02%7797503.87%0.72%
Tangkaan9.12%1,01186317.15%3.06%
Padre Burgos Total11,09110,5255.38%1.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Padre Burgos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 47,683,771.41.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200926,137,890.74
201027,755,315.356.19%
201130,535,251.5410.02%
201230,895,259.841.18%
201334,143,433.4910.51%
201438,576,733.5312.98%
201543,815,770.1113.58%
201647,683,771.418.83%

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 Padre Burgos is 5 to 9, with 1,171 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 171 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1190
1 to 4901
5 to 91,171
10 to 141,153
15 to 191,125
20 to 24904
25 to 29805
30 to 34717
35 to 39689
40 to 44647
45 to 49591
50 to 54535
55 to 59461
60 to 64376
65 to 69263
70 to 74215
75 to 79177
80 and over171
Total11,091

Historical population

The population of Padre Burgos grew from 7,125 in 1960 to 11,091 in 2015, an increase of 3,966 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 566 people, from the previous population of 10,525 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,125
8,0451.20%
9,8484.14%
10,7901.84%
7,375-3.73%
7,5930.55%
8,9263.53%
10,1941.85%
10,5251.17%
11,0911.00%

Location

The municipal center of Padre Burgos is situated at approximately 10° 2' North, 125° 1' East, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.1 meters or 16.6 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 Padre Burgos are Maasin, Surigao City, Baybay, Cabadbaran, Ormoc, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Macrohon, Limasawa, Malitbog, San Francisco, Liloan, and Tomas Oppus. Its distance from the national capital is 668.81 kilometers (415.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 668.81 kilometers (415.58 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 11,091, ranked 1,441 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.90 square kilometers, ranked 1,501 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 432 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 423 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.00%, ranked 1,423 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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