San Francisco, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count22
Postal code6613
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSogod Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Panaon
Area (2007)68.60 km2 (26.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)13,402
Density (2015)195 / km2 (506 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 3' North, 125° 9' East (10.0575, 125.1576)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.0 feet)

San Francisco is a coastal municipality in the province of Southern Leyte.

The municipality has a land area of 68.60 square kilometers or 26.49 square miles which constitutes 3.81% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 13,402. This represented 3.18% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.30% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 195 inhabitants per square kilometer or 506 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Francisco has 22 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)
Anislagon2.45%3293212.49%0.47%
Bongawisan2.40%32277318.18%31.31%
Bongbong5.60%7506849.65%1.77%
Cahayag2.63%35331811.01%2.01%
Causi2.32%3113061.63%0.31%
Central9.48%1,2701,289-1.47%-0.28%
Dakit7.48%1,0031,0000.30%0.06%
Gabi3.42%4594453.15%0.59%
Habay4.15%5565285.30%0.99%
Malico2.26%3033020.33%0.06%
Marayag5.87%7877643.01%0.57%
Napantao7.33%9821,172-16.21%-3.31%
Pasanon3.03%40634318.37%3.26%
Pinamudlan5.50%7377182.65%0.50%
Punta2.83%3790NULLNULL
Santa Cruz4.02%5395144.86%0.91%
Santa Paz Norte5.33%7146785.31%0.99%
Santa Paz Sur3.31%44340110.47%1.91%
Sudmon4.62%6196150.65%0.12%
Tinaan3.87%5194954.85%0.91%
Tuno4.68%62757010.00%1.83%
Ubos7.42%9949880.61%0.12%
San Francisco Total13,40212,5286.98%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Francisco for the fiscal year of 2016 was 52,853,305.33.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200929,844,960.30
201031,742,796.986.36%
201134,722,159.629.39%
201232,733,385.44-5.73%
201336,948,668.4212.88%
201441,658,811.4612.75%
201547,324,246.6513.60%
201652,853,305.3311.68%

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 San Francisco is 5 to 9, with 1,444 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 206 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1206
1 to 41,001
5 to 91,444
10 to 141,411
15 to 191,410
20 to 241,039
25 to 29951
30 to 34837
35 to 39764
40 to 44674
45 to 49794
50 to 54709
55 to 59576
60 to 64449
65 to 69372
70 to 74293
75 to 79252
80 and over220
Total13,402

Historical population

The population of San Francisco grew from 8,613 in 1960 to 13,402 in 2015, an increase of 4,789 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 874 people, from the previous population of 12,528 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,613
8,9280.35%
9,4561.16%
9,9951.11%
10,4380.43%
9,543-1.67%
10,8692.83%
12,0841.47%
12,5281.32%
13,4021.29%

Location

The municipal center of San Francisco is situated at approximately 10° 3' North, 125° 9' East, in the island of Panaon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.0 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 San Francisco are Maasin, Surigao City, Baybay, Cabadbaran, Ormoc, and Butuan. The nearest municipalities are Liloan, Padre Burgos, Pintuyan, Limasawa, Malitbog, and San Ricardo. Its distance from the national capital is 676.64 kilometers (420.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 676.64 kilometers (420.44 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 13,402, ranked 1,391 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.49 square kilometers, ranked 1,187 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 195 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 935 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 623 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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