San Ricardo, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
Barangay count15
Postal code6617
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea, Surigao Strait
Philippine major island(s)Panaon
Area (2007)47.56 km2 (18.36 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,494
Density (2015)221 / km2 (572 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 55' North, 125° 17' East (9.9130, 125.2763)
Estimated elevation above sea level34.1 meters (111.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 47.56 square kilometers or 18.36 square miles which constitutes 2.64% of Southern Leyte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,494. This represented 2.49% of the total population of Southern Leyte province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Eastern Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 221 inhabitants per square kilometer or 572 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Ricardo has 15 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)
Benit7.05%7407094.37%0.82%
Bitoon2.65%2782722.21%0.42%
Cabutan3.41%3583405.29%0.99%
Camang4.85%50946110.41%1.90%
Esperanza8.83%9278993.11%0.59%
Esperanza Dos11.42%1,1981,1058.42%1.55%
Inolinan6.45%6776730.59%0.11%
Kinachawa6.06%6365937.25%1.34%
Looc2.61%2742643.79%0.71%
Pinut‑an17.57%1,8441,7753.89%0.73%
Poblacion7.99%8388340.48%0.09%
San Antonio5.76%6045823.78%0.71%
San Ramon3.71%3893880.26%0.05%
Saub7.65%8037694.42%0.83%
Timba3.99%4194141.21%0.23%
San Ricardo Total10,49410,0784.13%0.77%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Ricardo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 50,804,582.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200925,828,403.28
201027,524,448.686.57%
201130,881,384.5912.20%
201231,149,927.210.87%
201335,782,120.9114.87%
201441,534,650.0116.08%
201546,819,270.6312.72%
201650,804,582.328.51%

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 Ricardo is 10 to 14, with 1,159 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 115 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1204
1 to 4895
5 to 91,141
10 to 141,159
15 to 191,038
20 to 24774
25 to 29736
30 to 34713
35 to 39666
40 to 44604
45 to 49549
50 to 54527
55 to 59474
60 to 64313
65 to 69252
70 to 74177
75 to 79157
80 and over115
Total10,494

Historical population

The population of San Ricardo grew from 6,521 in 1975 to 10,494 in 2015, an increase of 3,973 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.77%, or an increase of 416 people, from the previous population of 10,078 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,521
7,3312.37%
9,7232.86%
7,869-3.89%
8,9642.83%
9,4900.79%
10,0782.21%
10,4940.77%

Location

The municipal center of San Ricardo is situated at approximately 9° 55' North, 125° 17' East, in the island of Panaon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 34.1 meters or 111.8 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 San Ricardo are Surigao City, Maasin, Cabadbaran, Baybay, Butuan, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Pintuyan, San Francisco, San Francisco, Limasawa, Basilisa, and Padre Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 697.23 kilometers (433.24 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 697.23 kilometers (433.24 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,494, ranked 1,452 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.36 square kilometers, ranked 1,345 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 221 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 852 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.77%, ranked 1,271 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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