Sultan Kudarat

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Sultan Kudarat
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
CapitalIsulan
Total local government units
Cities1
Municipalities11
Barangays249
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)5,298.34 km2
(2,045.70 sq. mi)
Population (2015)812,095
Density (2015)153 per km2
(397 per sq. mi)
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Sultan Kudarat is a province in the Philippines situated in the SOCCSKSARGEN region occupying the southern-central section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Isulan.

The province has a land area of 5,298.34 square kilometers or 2,045.70 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 812,095 representing 17.87% of the total population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region, 3.36% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.80% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 153 inhabitants per square kilometer or 397 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

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

Local government units

Sultan Kudarat has 11 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 249.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Bagumbayanmun67,061
(8.26%)
63,7000.98%672.06 km2
(259.48 sq mi)
100 per km2
(258 per sq mi)
19
Columbiomun33,258
(4.10%)
27,4403.73%926.15 km2
(357.59 sq mi)
36 per km2
(93 per sq mi)
16
Esperanzamun66,095
(8.14%)
63,2070.85%324.29 km2
(125.21 sq mi)
204 per km2
(528 per sq mi)
19
Isulanmun, capital90,682
(11.17%)
86,6020.88%541.25 km2
(208.98 sq mi)
168 per km2
(434 per sq mi)
17
Kalamansigmun49,059
(6.04%)
46,4081.06%699.20 km2
(269.96 sq mi)
70 per km2
(182 per sq mi)
15
Lambayongmun77,013
(9.48%)
65,5573.11%226.88 km2
(87.60 sq mi)
339 per km2
(879 per sq mi)
26
Lebakmun88,868
(10.94%)
83,2801.24%470.86 km2
(181.80 sq mi)
189 per km2
(489 per sq mi)
27
Lutayanmun63,029
(7.76%)
56,1792.21%271.00 km2
(104.63 sq mi)
233 per km2
(602 per sq mi)
11
Palimbangmun90,424
(11.13%)
83,2651.58%484.85 km2
(187.20 sq mi)
186 per km2
(483 per sq mi)
40
President Quirinomun41,408
(5.10%)
38,7531.27%208.40 km2
(80.46 sq mi)
199 per km2
(515 per sq mi)
19
Senator Ninoy Aquinomun46,882
(5.77%)
43,5081.43%320.00 km2
(123.55 sq mi)
147 per km2
(379 per sq mi)
20
Tacurongcity (CC)98,316
(12.11%)
89,1881.87%153.40 km2
(59.23 sq mi)
641 per km2
(1,660 per sq mi)
20
Sultan Kudarat Total812,095747,0871.60%5,298.34 km2
(2,045.70 sq mi)
153 per km2
(397 per sq mi)
249
Historical population

The population of Sultan Kudarat grew from 77,783 in 1960 to 812,095 in 2015, an increase of 734,312 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.60%, or an increase of 65,008 people, from the previous population of 747,087 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2
1918 Dec 3137,439
1939 Jan 153,9651.84%
1948 Oct 14,784-22.01%
1960 Feb 1577,78327.79%
1970 May 6191,3159.20%
1975 May 1238,8124.55%
1980 May 1303,7844.93%
1990 May 1435,9053.68%
1995 Sep 1522,1873.44%
2000 May 1586,5052.52%
2007 Aug 1677,0622.00%
2010 May 1747,0873.65%
2015 Aug 1812,0951.60%

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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