Pintuyan, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count23
Postal code6614
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Philippine major island(s)Panaon
Area (2007)36.98 km2 (14.28 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,826
Density (2015)266 / km2 (688 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 57' North, 125° 15' East (9.9446, 125.2492)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.2 meters (62.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 36.98 square kilometers or 14.28 square miles which constitutes 2.06% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,826. This represented 2.33% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 266 inhabitants per square kilometer or 688 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pintuyan has 23 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)
Badiang2.75%27024112.03%2.19%
Balongbalong1.61%1581561.28%0.24%
Buenavista4.59%4514148.94%1.64%
Bulawan2.56%2522395.44%1.01%
Canlawis3.46%34030212.58%2.28%
Catbawan6.97%6856672.70%0.51%
Caubang2.91%2862782.88%0.54%
Cogon3.34%3283212.18%0.41%
Dan‑an5.15%5064668.58%1.58%
Lobo2.84%27925210.71%1.96%
Mainit2.50%2462278.37%1.54%
Manglit6.35%6246171.13%0.22%
Nueva Estrella Norte4.09%4023776.63%1.23%
Nueva Estrella Sur4.07%4003698.40%1.55%
Poblacion Ibabao4.66%4584550.66%0.13%
Poblacion Ubos5.99%5895516.90%1.28%
Pociano D. Equipilag3.57%35131112.86%2.33%
Ponod6.11%6005666.01%1.12%
San Roque5.95%58552411.64%2.12%
Santa Cruz6.66%65458411.99%2.18%
Son‑ok I6.14%6036020.17%0.03%
Son‑ok II4.81%4734583.28%0.62%
Tautag2.91%2862840.70%0.13%
Pintuyan Total9,8269,2616.10%1.13%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pintuyan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 44,185,882.27.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200925,857,617.17
201027,256,185.325.41%
201129,413,154.847.91%
201228,513,392.28-3.06%
201331,378,657.7310.05%
201435,017,114.5711.60%
201539,819,629.3513.71%
201644,185,882.2710.97%

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 Pintuyan is 10 to 14, with 1,090 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 135 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1179
1 to 4789
5 to 9964
10 to 141,090
15 to 191,061
20 to 24742
25 to 29630
30 to 34523
35 to 39611
40 to 44603
45 to 49573
50 to 54552
55 to 59425
60 to 64303
65 to 69273
70 to 74221
75 to 79152
80 and over135
Total9,826

Historical population

The population of Pintuyan fell from 11,445 in 1960 to 9,826 in 2015, a decrease of 1,619 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.13%, or an increase of 565 people, from the previous population of 9,261 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,445
12,5340.89%
7,446-9.92%
7,8721.12%
8,1770.38%
8,3880.48%
9,5672.86%
9,9110.49%
9,261-2.44%
9,8261.13%

Location

The municipal center of Pintuyan is situated at approximately 9° 57' North, 125° 15' East, in the island of Panaon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.2 meters or 62.9 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 Pintuyan are Surigao City, Maasin, Baybay, Cabadbaran, Butuan, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are San Ricardo, San Francisco, Limasawa, San Francisco, Liloan, and Padre Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 692.64 kilometers (430.39 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 692.64 kilometers (430.39 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,826, ranked 1,465 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.28 square kilometers, ranked 1,432 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 266 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 720 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.13%, ranked 1,338 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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