Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Lanao del Sur
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Cities1
Municipalities39
Barangays1,159
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)13,494.37 km2 (5,210.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,045,429
Density (2015)77 / km2 (201 / sq mi)

Lanao del Sur is a province in the Philippines situated in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao occupying the Sulu Archipelago and the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao in central Mindanao. Its capital is the City of Marawi.

The province has a land area of 13,494.37 square kilometers or 5,210.21 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,045,429. This represented 27.65% of the total population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 4.33% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 1.04% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 77 inhabitants per square kilometer or 201 inhabitants per square mile.

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Lanao del Sur is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Maguindanao, and the Illana Bay.

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Local government units

Lanao del Sur has 39 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,159.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Amai Manabilangmunicipality10,4018,7343.38%544.10 km2 (210.08 sq mi)19 / km2 (50 / sq mi)17
Bacolod-Kalawimunicipality20,84118,5552.24%491.57 km2 (189.80 sq mi)42 / km2 (110 / sq mi)26
Balabaganmunicipality26,81925,1391.24%230.00 km2 (88.80 sq mi)117 / km2 (302 / sq mi)27
Balindongmunicipality29,18026,0072.22%453.94 km2 (175.27 sq mi)64 / km2 (166 / sq mi)38
Bayangmunicipality23,96521,4722.11%230.00 km2 (88.80 sq mi)104 / km2 (270 / sq mi)49
Binidayanmunicipality22,07919,4932.40%280.00 km2 (108.11 sq mi)79 / km2 (204 / sq mi)26
Buadiposo-Buntongmunicipality16,13015,6620.56%215.00 km2 (83.01 sq mi)75 / km2 (194 / sq mi)33
Bubongmunicipality22,33619,4552.66%798.50 km2 (308.30 sq mi)28 / km2 (72 / sq mi)36
Butigmunicipality19,30216,6422.86%331.49 km2 (127.99 sq mi)58 / km2 (151 / sq mi)16
Calanogasmunicipality13,75011,9882.65%195.00 km2 (75.29 sq mi)71 / km2 (183 / sq mi)17
Ditsaan-Ramainmunicipality22,29920,2081.89%527.98 km2 (203.85 sq mi)42 / km2 (109 / sq mi)35
Ganassimunicipality23,01620,2052.51%256.00 km2 (98.84 sq mi)90 / km2 (233 / sq mi)32
Kapaimunicipality18,89417,3701.61%398.50 km2 (153.86 sq mi)47 / km2 (123 / sq mi)20
Kapataganmunicipality15,52113,4322.79%288.13 km2 (111.25 sq mi)54 / km2 (140 / sq mi)15
Lumba-Bayabaomunicipality36,15132,4122.10%640.02 km2 (247.11 sq mi)56 / km2 (146 / sq mi)38
Lumbaca-Unayanmunicipality7,2606,2792.80%42.28 km2 (16.32 sq mi)172 / km2 (445 / sq mi)9
Lumbatanmunicipality19,10516,7192.57%158.39 km2 (61.15 sq mi)121 / km2 (312 / sq mi)21
Lumbayanaguemunicipality16,37214,3082.60%302.18 km2 (116.67 sq mi)54 / km2 (140 / sq mi)22
Madalummunicipality23,12720,2432.57%498.39 km2 (192.43 sq mi)46 / km2 (120 / sq mi)37
Madambamunicipality17,75615,5422.57%225.00 km2 (86.87 sq mi)79 / km2 (204 / sq mi)24
Maguingmunicipality24,53121,4442.59%815.04 km2 (314.69 sq mi)30 / km2 (78 / sq mi)34
Malabangmunicipality43,95738,7242.44%198.10 km2 (76.49 sq mi)222 / km2 (575 / sq mi)37
Marantaomunicipality32,97428,5502.78%660.00 km2 (254.83 sq mi)50 / km2 (129 / sq mi)34
Marawicity (CC), capital201,785187,1061.45%87.55 km2 (33.80 sq mi)2,305 / km2 (5,970 / sq mi)96
Marogongmunicipality21,31918,5412.69%365.00 km2 (140.93 sq mi)58 / km2 (151 / sq mi)24
Masiumunicipality29,17625,1812.84%170.00 km2 (65.64 sq mi)172 / km2 (444 / sq mi)35
Mulondomunicipality16,06714,0652.57%458.67 km2 (177.09 sq mi)35 / km2 (91 / sq mi)26
Pagayawanmunicipality13,13911,3492.83%218.00 km2 (84.17 sq mi)60 / km2 (156 / sq mi)18
Piagapomunicipality25,44021,9742.83%340.07 km2 (131.30 sq mi)75 / km2 (194 / sq mi)37
Picongmunicipality16,61514,1363.12%280.00 km2 (108.11 sq mi)59 / km2 (154 / sq mi)19
Poona Bayabaomunicipality22,22719,2292.80%242.34 km2 (93.57 sq mi)92 / km2 (238 / sq mi)25
Pualasmunicipality12,86611,1632.74%182.89 km2 (70.61 sq mi)70 / km2 (182 / sq mi)23
Saguiaranmunicipality24,61922,6731.58%51.35 km2 (19.83 sq mi)479 / km2 (1,242 / sq mi)30
Sultan Dumalondongmunicipality11,29810,5221.36%275.80 km2 (106.49 sq mi)41 / km2 (106 / sq mi)7
Tagoloan IImunicipality11,1699,8432.44%362.35 km2 (139.90 sq mi)31 / km2 (80 / sq mi)19
Tamparanmunicipality25,87422,3672.81%170.00 km2 (65.64 sq mi)152 / km2 (394 / sq mi)44
Tarakamunicipality23,64420,8812.39%435.40 km2 (168.11 sq mi)54 / km2 (141 / sq mi)43
Tubaranmunicipality14,74912,9332.53%435.00 km2 (167.95 sq mi)34 / km2 (88 / sq mi)21
Tugayamunicipality23,81422,2351.31%155.10 km2 (59.88 sq mi)154 / km2 (398 / sq mi)23
Waomunicipality45,86240,4792.41%485.24 km2 (187.35 sq mi)95 / km2 (245 / sq mi)26
Lanao del Sur Total1,045,429933,2602.18%13,494.37 km2 (5,210.21 sq mi)77 / km2 (201 / sq mi)1,159

Historical population

The population of Lanao del Sur grew from 378,327 in 1960 to 1,045,429 in 2015, an increase of 667,102 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.18%, or an increase of 112,169 people, from the previous population of 933,260 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,811
65,53110.33%
144,0104.01%
212,3124.06%
378,3275.21%
455,5081.83%
499,8821.88%
404,971-4.12%
599,6374.00%
686,1932.56%
800,1623.35%
1,138,5444.98%
933,260-6.98%
1,045,4292.18%

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,045,429, ranked 24 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 5,210.21 square kilometers, ranked 2 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 77 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 73 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.18%, ranked 11 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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