Sarangani

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Sarangani
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
CapitalAlabel
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities7
Barangays141
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)3,601.25 km2
(1,390.45 sq. mi)
Population (2015)544,261
Density (2015)151 per km2
(391 per sq. mi)
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Sarangani is a province in the Philippines situated in the SOCCSKSARGEN region occupying the southern-central section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Alabel.

The province has a land area of 3,601.25 square kilometers or 1,390.45 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 544,261 representing 11.97% of the total population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region, 2.25% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.54% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 151 inhabitants per square kilometer or 391 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Sarangani is bordered, clockwise from the North, by South Cotabato, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental, Celebes Sea, and Sultan Kudarat.

Map of the Philippines with Sarangani highlighted in redMap of Sarangani showing its component municipalitiesAlabelGlanKiambaMaasimMaitumMalapatanMalungon
Local government units

Sarangani has 7 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 141.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Alabelmun, capital80,359
(14.76%)
75,4771.20%510.98 km2
(197.29 sq mi)
157 per km2
(407 per sq mi)
13
Glanmun118,263
(21.73%)
106,5182.01%610.30 km2
(235.64 sq mi)
194 per km2
(502 per sq mi)
31
Kiambamun61,058
(11.22%)
54,8712.06%328.68 km2
(126.90 sq mi)
186 per km2
(481 per sq mi)
19
Maasimmun59,468
(10.93%)
52,9332.24%500.43 km2
(193.22 sq mi)
119 per km2
(308 per sq mi)
16
Maitummun44,595
(8.19%)
41,6751.30%290.66 km2
(112.22 sq mi)
153 per km2
(397 per sq mi)
19
Malapatanmun76,914
(14.13%)
72,3861.16%609.28 km2
(235.24 sq mi)
126 per km2
(327 per sq mi)
12
Malungonmun103,604
(19.04%)
95,0441.66%750.92 km2
(289.93 sq mi)
138 per km2
(357 per sq mi)
31
Sarangani Total544,261498,9041.67%3,601.25 km2
(1,390.45 sq mi)
151 per km2
(391 per sq mi)
141
Historical population

The population of Sarangani grew from 73,162 in 1960 to 544,261 in 2015, an increase of 471,099 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.67%, or an increase of 45,357 people, from the previous population of 498,904 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2
1918 Dec 31
1939 Jan 1
1948 Oct 1
1960 Feb 1573,162
1970 May 6127,6375.59%
1975 May 1166,1795.44%
1980 May 1219,3725.71%
1990 May 1283,1412.59%
1995 Sep 1367,0064.98%
2000 May 1410,6222.44%
2007 Aug 1475,5142.04%
2010 May 1498,9041.76%
2015 Aug 1544,2611.67%

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.
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