Kibawe, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count23
Postal code8720
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)304.13 km2 (117.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,612
Density (2015)130 / km2 (337 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 34' North, 124° 59' East (7.5678, 124.9903)
Estimated elevation above sea level371.3 meters (1,218.0 feet)

Kibawe is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 304.13 square kilometers or 117.43 square miles which constitutes 2.90% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,612. This represented 2.80% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.84% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 130 inhabitants per square kilometer or 337 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kibawe 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)
Balintawak2.03%8067359.66%1.77%
Bukang Liwayway2.42%9601,037-7.43%-1.46%
Cagawasan2.32%9199110.88%0.17%
East Kibawe7.65%3,0312,7779.15%1.68%
Gutapol4.36%1,7271,7150.70%0.13%
Kiorao1.65%655685-4.38%-0.85%
Kisawa2.13%84375012.40%2.25%
Labuagon5.01%1,9831,8904.92%0.92%
Magsaysay4.37%1,7311,54112.33%2.24%
Marapangi5.57%2,2062,0378.30%1.53%
Mascariñas1.72%68256720.28%3.58%
Natulongan8.11%3,2112,71618.23%3.24%
New Kidapawan4.01%1,5871,18533.92%5.72%
Old Kibawe5.94%2,3532,10811.62%2.12%
Palma5.52%2,1851,90214.88%2.68%
Pinamula3.53%1,4001,13323.57%4.11%
Romagooc6.02%2,3842,13211.82%2.15%
Sampaguita3.61%1,4311,21617.68%3.15%
Sanipon2.35%93266939.31%6.52%
Spring3.92%1,5511,4586.38%1.18%
Talahiron7.81%3,0922,9295.57%1.04%
Tumaras1.94%76767014.48%2.61%
West Kibawe8.02%3,1763,0045.73%1.07%
Kibawe Total39,61235,76710.75%1.96%

Historical population

The population of Kibawe grew from 35,728 in 1960 to 39,612 in 2015, an increase of 3,884 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.96%, or an increase of 3,845 people, from the previous population of 35,767 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
35,728
56,2394.54%
26,407-14.08%
26,9490.41%
28,6080.60%
30,7831.38%
32,9551.47%
35,2130.92%
35,7670.57%
39,6121.96%

Location

The municipal center of Kibawe is situated at approximately 7° 34' North, 124° 59' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 371.3 meters or 1,218.0 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 Kibawe are Valencia, Kidapawan, Malaybalay, Panabo, Davao City, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Dangcagan, Kitaotao, Kadingilan, Damulog, Don Carlos, and Maramag. Its distance from the national capital is 891.74 kilometers (554.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 891.74 kilometers (554.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,612, ranked 691 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 117.43 square kilometers, ranked 315 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 130 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,226 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.96%, ranked 388 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. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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