Maguindanao

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Maguindanao
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Cities0
Municipalities36
Barangays506
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)9,729.04 km2 (3,756.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,173,933
Density (2015)121 / km2 (313 / sq mi)

Maguindanao 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 Municipality of Shariff Aguak.

The province has a land area of 9,729.04 square kilometers or 3,756.40 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,173,933. This represented 31.05% of the total population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 4.86% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 1.16% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 121 inhabitants per square kilometer or 313 inhabitants per square mile.

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Maguindanao is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Lanao del Sur, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, and the Moro Gulf, the Illana Bay.

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Local government units

Maguindanao has 36 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 506.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Ampatuanmunicipality24,80117,8006.52%255.40 km2 (98.61 sq mi)97 / km2 (252 / sq mi)11
Bariramunicipality30,00419,6868.35%392.61 km2 (151.59 sq mi)76 / km2 (198 / sq mi)14
Buldonmunicipality35,28233,7290.86%429.40 km2 (165.79 sq mi)82 / km2 (213 / sq mi)15
Buluanmunicipality50,00838,1065.31%699.50 km2 (270.08 sq mi)71 / km2 (185 / sq mi)7
Datu Abdullah Sangkimunicipality23,87817,0796.59%220.00 km2 (84.94 sq mi)109 / km2 (281 / sq mi)10
Datu Anggal Midtimbangmunicipality25,01613,33912.72%85.43 km2 (32.98 sq mi)293 / km2 (759 / sq mi)7
Datu Blah T. Sinsuatmunicipality25,02416,5338.21%147.21 km2 (56.84 sq mi)170 / km2 (440 / sq mi)13
Datu Hoffer Ampatuanmunicipality25,01216,2958.50%461.10 km2 (178.03 sq mi)54 / km2 (140 / sq mi)11
Datu Montawalmunicipality34,82031,2652.07%461.10 km2 (178.03 sq mi)76 / km2 (196 / sq mi)11
Datu Odin Sinsuatmunicipality99,21076,3325.12%461.80 km2 (178.30 sq mi)215 / km2 (556 / sq mi)34
Datu Paglasmunicipality28,38720,2906.60%132.10 km2 (51.00 sq mi)215 / km2 (557 / sq mi)23
Datu Piangmunicipality25,60028,492-2.02%302.97 km2 (116.98 sq mi)84 / km2 (219 / sq mi)16
Datu Salibomunicipality14,94715,062-0.15%no datano data17
Datu Saudi-Ampatuanmunicipality26,42720,3305.12%60.16 km2 (23.23 sq mi)439 / km2 (1,138 / sq mi)8
Datu Unsaymunicipality11,81312,490-1.06%95.39 km2 (36.83 sq mi)124 / km2 (321 / sq mi)8
General Salipada K. Pendatunmunicipality28,10324,0043.05%189.37 km2 (73.12 sq mi)148 / km2 (384 / sq mi)19
Guindulunganmunicipality19,91116,0714.16%130.68 km2 (50.46 sq mi)152 / km2 (395 / sq mi)11
Kabuntalanmunicipality17,27616,7940.54%371.08 km2 (143.27 sq mi)47 / km2 (121 / sq mi)17
Mamasapanomunicipality24,80022,3542.00%85.31 km2 (32.94 sq mi)291 / km2 (753 / sq mi)14
Mangudadatumunicipality25,04614,86410.44%98.16 km2 (37.90 sq mi)255 / km2 (661 / sq mi)8
Matanogmunicipality29,77023,2694.80%146.50 km2 (56.56 sq mi)203 / km2 (526 / sq mi)8
Northern Kabuntalanmunicipality25,23214,25111.49%106.77 km2 (41.22 sq mi)236 / km2 (612 / sq mi)11
Pagalunganmunicipality39,65331,8914.23%898.76 km2 (347.01 sq mi)44 / km2 (114 / sq mi)12
Paglatmunicipality15,92011,2076.91%177.74 km2 (68.63 sq mi)90 / km2 (232 / sq mi)8
Pandagmunicipality25,05713,79512.03%85.31 km2 (32.94 sq mi)294 / km2 (761 / sq mi)8
Parangmunicipality89,19473,3283.80%850.78 km2 (328.49 sq mi)105 / km2 (272 / sq mi)25
Rajah Buayanmunicipality23,65217,4235.99%71.98 km2 (27.79 sq mi)329 / km2 (851 / sq mi)11
Shariff Aguakmunicipality, capital31,69234,376-1.54%392.70 km2 (151.62 sq mi)81 / km2 (209 / sq mi)13
Shariff Saydona Mustaphamunicipality19,85516,4423.66%no datano data16
South Upimunicipality40,17835,9902.12%184.80 km2 (71.35 sq mi)217 / km2 (563 / sq mi)11
Sultan Kudaratmunicipality95,20182,7582.70%712.91 km2 (275.26 sq mi)134 / km2 (346 / sq mi)39
Sultan Masturamunicipality22,26121,7120.48%242.07 km2 (93.46 sq mi)92 / km2 (238 / sq mi)13
Sultan sa Barongismunicipality22,42522,547-0.10%291.30 km2 (112.47 sq mi)77 / km2 (199 / sq mi)12
Sultan Sumagkamunicipality14,86313,3282.10%62.96 km2 (24.31 sq mi)236 / km2 (611 / sq mi)9
Talayanmunicipality30,03216,04212.68%143.84 km2 (55.54 sq mi)209 / km2 (541 / sq mi)15
Upimunicipality53,58345,4443.19%742.95 km2 (286.85 sq mi)72 / km2 (187 / sq mi)23
Maguindanao Total1,173,933944,7184.22%9,729.04 km2 (3,756.40 sq mi)121 / km2 (313 / sq mi)506

Historical population

The population of Maguindanao grew from 339,600 in 1960 to 1,173,933 in 2015, an increase of 834,333 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.22%, or an increase of 229,215 people, from the previous population of 944,718 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
89,871
69,717-1.59%
126,5683.03%
224,3826.05%
339,6003.71%
415,1541.98%
411,022-0.20%
452,6751.95%
630,6743.37%
662,1800.92%
801,1024.17%
1,273,7156.60%
944,718-10.31%
1,173,9334.22%

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,173,933, ranked 23 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 3,756.40 square kilometers, ranked 6 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 121 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 63 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.22%, ranked 1 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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