Malitbog, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count11
Postal code8704
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)581.85 km2 (224.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,453
Density (2015)42 / km2 (109 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 32' North, 124° 53' East (8.5363, 124.8792)
Estimated elevation above sea level125.5 meters (411.8 feet)

Malitbog is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 581.85 square kilometers or 224.65 square miles which constitutes 5.54% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,453. This represented 1.73% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 42 inhabitants per square kilometer or 109 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malitbog has 11 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)
Kalingking7.20%1,7611,49118.11%3.22%
Kiabo10.02%2,4492,21410.61%1.94%
Mindagat6.12%1,4971,888-20.71%-4.32%
Omagling5.57%1,36380170.16%10.65%
Patpat6.09%1,4881,3629.25%1.70%
Poblacion13.85%3,3863,2693.58%0.67%
Sampiano4.95%1,2101,262-4.12%-0.80%
San Luis26.49%6,4776,1046.11%1.14%
Santa Ines5.59%1,3671,3193.64%0.68%
Silo‑o10.64%2,6012,3799.33%1.71%
Sumalsag3.49%8547917.96%1.47%
Malitbog Total24,45322,8806.88%1.27%

Historical population

The population of Malitbog grew from 5,326 in 1960 to 24,453 in 2015, an increase of 19,127 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.27%, or an increase of 1,573 people, from the previous population of 22,880 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,326
8,2304.35%
11,8857.65%
13,5812.70%
14,9340.95%
16,4141.79%
19,4653.72%
21,9481.67%
22,8801.53%
24,4531.27%

Location

The municipal center of Malitbog is situated at approximately 8° 32' North, 124° 53' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 125.5 meters or 411.8 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 Malitbog are Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, Gingoog, Malaybalay, Valencia, and Iligan. The nearest municipalities are Claveria, Villanueva, Tagoloan, Jasaan, Manolo Fortich, and Sumilao. Its distance from the national capital is 793.24 kilometers (492.90 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 793.24 kilometers (492.90 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,453, ranked 1,118 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 224.65 square kilometers, ranked 101 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 42 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,542 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.27%, ranked 836 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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