Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count46
Postal code8700
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)969.19 km2 (374.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)174,625
Density (2015)180 / km2 (467 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 9' North, 125° 8' East (8.1553, 125.1304)
Estimated elevation above sea level621.9 meters (2,039.7 feet)

Malaybalay is a component city in the landlocked province of Bukidnon. It serves as the provincial capital.

The city has a land area of 969.19 square kilometers or 374.21 square miles which constitutes 9.23% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 174,625. This represented 12.34% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 3.72% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 180 inhabitants per square kilometer or 467 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malaybalay has 46 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)
Aglayan4.35%7,5946,20522.39%3.92%
Apo Macote2.81%4,9034,18617.13%3.06%
Bangcud2.93%5,1114,9523.21%0.60%
Barangay 13.03%5,2934,9926.03%1.12%
Barangay 101.68%2,9422,8064.85%0.91%
Barangay 111.84%3,2092,78315.31%2.75%
Barangay 20.55%96985613.20%2.39%
Barangay 30.45%78846170.93%10.75%
Barangay 40.26%456515-11.46%-2.29%
Barangay 50.11%186234-20.51%-4.28%
Barangay 60.42%741873-15.12%-3.07%
Barangay 71.32%2,2982,2213.47%0.65%
Barangay 80.39%6756425.14%0.96%
Barangay 95.17%9,0227,81715.42%2.77%
Busdi1.36%2,3771,92123.74%4.14%
Cabangahan1.73%3,0152,7758.65%1.59%
Caburacanan0.66%1,1501,0578.80%1.62%
Canayan3.36%5,8704,17640.57%6.70%
Capitan Angel0.66%1,1601,1084.69%0.88%
Casisang14.71%25,69622,23015.59%2.80%
Dalwangan4.01%7,0046,11214.59%2.63%
Imbayao1.05%1,8331,56217.35%3.09%
Indalaza0.97%1,6901,45316.31%2.92%
Kabalabag0.66%1,1581,02612.87%2.33%
Kalasungay4.74%8,2727,45610.94%2.00%
Kulaman0.77%1,3411,06426.03%4.50%
Laguitas1.85%3,2332,65821.63%3.80%
Linabo3.97%6,9336,19311.95%2.17%
Magsaysay1.72%3,0012,24133.91%5.72%
Maligaya1.21%2,1131,9637.64%1.41%
Managok4.12%7,2006,7197.16%1.33%
Manalog0.55%96972733.29%5.62%
Mapayag0.56%9799700.93%0.18%
Mapulo0.72%1,2601,10613.92%2.51%
Miglamin1.83%3,1882,70917.68%3.15%
Patpat2.19%3,8333,20019.78%3.50%
Saint Peter1.33%2,3242,2881.57%0.30%
San Jose3.93%6,8565,64021.56%3.79%
San Martin1.77%3,0882,8637.86%1.45%
Santo Niño0.96%1,6751,6143.78%0.71%
Silae1.51%2,6292,09925.25%4.38%
Simaya2.38%4,1613,77410.25%1.88%
Sinanglanan1.87%3,2622,88513.07%2.37%
Sumpong5.33%9,3028,35511.33%2.07%
Violeta1.26%2,1992,0666.44%1.19%
Zamboanguita0.95%1,6671,5328.81%1.62%
Malaybalay Total174,625153,08514.07%2.54%

Historical population

The population of Malaybalay grew from 32,522 in 1960 to 174,625 in 2015, an increase of 142,103 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.54%, or an increase of 21,540 people, from the previous population of 153,085 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,522
47,0743.68%
65,1986.75%
60,779-1.39%
94,7224.54%
112,2773.24%
123,6722.09%
144,0652.13%
153,0852.24%
174,6252.54%

Location

The city center of Malaybalay is situated at approximately 8° 9' North, 125° 8' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 621.9 meters or 2,039.7 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 Malaybalay are Valencia, Cagayan de Oro, Gingoog, El Salvador, Bayugan, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Cabanglasan, Lantapan, Impasugong, Sumilao, San Fernando, and Manolo Fortich. Its distance from the national capital is 843.64 kilometers (524.21 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 843.64 kilometers (524.21 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 174,625, ranked 77 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 374.21 square kilometers, ranked 20 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 180 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,053 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.54%, ranked 201 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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