Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Lanao del Sur
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Cities1
Municipalities39
Barangays1,159
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)13,494.37 km2 (5,210.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,045,429
Density (2015)77 / km2 (201 / sq mi)

Lanao del Sur is a province in the Philippines situated in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao occupying the Sulu Archipelago and the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao in central Mindanao. Its capital is the City of Marawi.

The province has a land area of 13,494.37 square kilometers or 5,210.21 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,045,429. This represented 27.65% of the total population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 4.33% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 1.04% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 77 inhabitants per square kilometer or 201 inhabitants per square mile.

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Lanao del Sur is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Lanao del Norte, Bukidnon, Cotabato, Maguindanao, and the Illana Bay.

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Local government units

Lanao del Sur has 39 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,159.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Amai Manabilangmunicipality10,4018,7343.38%544.101917
Bacolod-Kalawimunicipality20,84118,5552.24%491.574226
Balabaganmunicipality26,81925,1391.24%230.0011727
Balindongmunicipality29,18026,0072.22%453.946438
Bayangmunicipality23,96521,4722.11%230.0010449
Binidayanmunicipality22,07919,4932.40%280.007926
Buadiposo-Buntongmunicipality16,13015,6620.56%215.007533
Bubongmunicipality22,33619,4552.66%798.502836
Butigmunicipality19,30216,6422.86%331.495816
Calanogasmunicipality13,75011,9882.65%195.007117
Ditsaan-Ramainmunicipality22,29920,2081.89%527.984235
Ganassimunicipality23,01620,2052.51%256.009032
Kapaimunicipality18,89417,3701.61%398.504720
Kapataganmunicipality15,52113,4322.79%288.135415
Lumba-Bayabaomunicipality36,15132,4122.10%640.025638
Lumbaca-Unayanmunicipality7,2606,2792.80%42.281729
Lumbatanmunicipality19,10516,7192.57%158.3912121
Lumbayanaguemunicipality16,37214,3082.60%302.185422
Madalummunicipality23,12720,2432.57%498.394637
Madambamunicipality17,75615,5422.57%225.007924
Maguingmunicipality24,53121,4442.59%815.043034
Malabangmunicipality43,95738,7242.44%198.1022237
Marantaomunicipality32,97428,5502.78%660.005034
Marawicity (CC), capital201,785187,1061.45%87.552,30596
Marogongmunicipality21,31918,5412.69%365.005824
Masiumunicipality29,17625,1812.84%170.0017235
Mulondomunicipality16,06714,0652.57%458.673526
Pagayawanmunicipality13,13911,3492.83%218.006018
Piagapomunicipality25,44021,9742.83%340.077537
Picongmunicipality16,61514,1363.12%280.005919
Poona Bayabaomunicipality22,22719,2292.80%242.349225
Pualasmunicipality12,86611,1632.74%182.897023
Saguiaranmunicipality24,61922,6731.58%51.3547930
Sultan Dumalondongmunicipality11,29810,5221.36%275.80417
Tagoloan IImunicipality11,1699,8432.44%362.353119
Tamparanmunicipality25,87422,3672.81%170.0015244
Tarakamunicipality23,64420,8812.39%435.405443
Tubaranmunicipality14,74912,9332.53%435.003421
Tugayamunicipality23,81422,2351.31%155.1015423
Waomunicipality45,86240,4792.41%485.249526
Lanao del Sur Total1,045,429933,2602.18%13,494.37771,159

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lanao del Sur for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,842,180,471.29.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,160,785,513.78
20101,276,007,235.859.93%
20111,366,905,862.547.12%
20121,302,922,835.81-4.68%
20131,330,868,364.192.14%
20141,460,872,916.089.77%
20151,672,478,628.5814.48%
20161,842,180,471.2910.15%

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  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lanao del Sur is 5 to 9, with 157,609 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,894 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124,763
1 to 4129,386
5 to 9157,609
10 to 14134,175
15 to 19111,649
20 to 2496,081
25 to 2982,974
30 to 3469,197
35 to 3967,484
40 to 4454,990
45 to 4943,878
50 to 5428,279
55 to 5918,696
60 to 6411,270
65 to 697,008
70 to 743,938
75 to 792,158
80 and over1,894
Total1,045,429

Historical population

The population of Lanao del Sur grew from 378,327 in 1960 to 1,045,429 in 2015, an increase of 667,102 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.18%, or an increase of 112,169 people, from the previous population of 933,260 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,811
65,53110.33%
144,0104.01%
212,3124.06%
378,3275.21%
455,5081.83%
499,8821.88%
404,971-4.12%
599,6374.00%
686,1932.56%
800,1623.35%
1,138,5444.98%
933,260-6.98%
1,045,4292.18%

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,045,429, ranked 24 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 5,210.21 square kilometers, ranked 2 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 77 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 73 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.18%, ranked 11 out of 81

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.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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