Bubong, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count36
Postal code9708
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)798.50 km2 (308.30 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,336
Density (2015)28 / km2 (72 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 59' North, 124° 23' East (7.9836, 124.3850)
Estimated elevation above sea level709.2 meters (2,326.3 feet)

Bubong is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Lanao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 798.50 square kilometers or 308.30 square miles which constitutes 5.92% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,336. This represented 2.14% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 0.59% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 28 inhabitants per square kilometer or 72 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bubong has 36 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)
Bacolod3.02%6746740.00%0.00%
Bagoaingud1.03%230231-0.43%-0.08%
Bansayan2.20%49136136.01%6.03%
Basingan4.99%1,1151,0318.15%1.50%
Batangan4.54%1,01354685.53%12.49%
Bualan2.72%60839952.38%8.35%
Bubonga Didagun3.30%7386946.34%1.18%
Carigongan2.81%627633-0.95%-0.18%
Dalaon1.85%413535-22.80%-4.81%
Dibarosan1.20%268305-12.13%-2.43%
Dilabayan4.54%1,01569845.42%7.39%
Dimapatoy2.71%60547726.83%4.63%
Dimayon1.73%3873772.65%0.50%
Dimayon Proper2.00%4474470.00%0.00%
Diolangan1.64%366389-5.91%-1.15%
Guiguikun1.51%338372-9.14%-1.81%
Madanding3.33%74461021.97%3.85%
Malungun1.99%444447-0.67%-0.13%
Masorot1.59%356358-0.56%-0.11%
Matampay Dimarao3.32%7416868.02%1.48%
Miabalawag2.21%49339026.41%4.56%
Montiaan2.71%60550420.04%3.54%
Pagayawan1.74%38931324.28%4.23%
Palao3.60%80365822.04%3.86%
Panalawan3.20%714719-0.70%-0.13%
Pantar3.88%86754658.79%9.20%
Pendogoan4.90%1,09588423.87%4.16%
Pindolonan2.16%48243012.09%2.20%
Poblacion2.74%6136110.33%0.06%
Polayagan1.30%291370-21.35%-4.47%
Punud3.03%67759813.21%2.39%
Ramain Bubong2.20%49135040.29%6.66%
Rogero6.16%1,3761,22312.51%2.27%
Salipongan1.84%4114090.49%0.09%
Sunggod3.72%83264828.40%4.87%
Taboro2.58%5775328.46%1.56%
Bubong Total22,33619,45514.81%2.66%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bubong for the fiscal year of 2016 was 145,850,717.01.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200986,044,078.46
201090,813,399.355.54%
201198,555,035.008.52%
201295,251,043.02-3.35%
2013102,064,977.007.15%
2014115,659,091.0013.32%
2015132,350,948.0014.43%
2016145,850,717.0110.20%

End notes:

  • 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 Bubong is 5 to 9, with 3,307 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1467
1 to 42,579
5 to 93,307
10 to 143,028
15 to 192,493
20 to 242,105
25 to 291,689
30 to 341,356
35 to 391,296
40 to 441,196
45 to 491,076
50 to 54678
55 to 59429
60 to 64293
65 to 69191
70 to 7498
75 to 7937
80 and over18
Total22,336

Historical population

The population of Bubong grew from 7,567 in 1960 to 22,336 in 2015, an increase of 14,769 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.66%, or an increase of 2,881 people, from the previous population of 19,455 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,567
8,1440.72%
8,5941.09%
7,780-1.97%
11,5043.99%
14,0543.82%
19,0036.68%
23,1482.76%
19,455-6.13%
22,3362.66%

Location

The municipal center of Bubong is situated at approximately 7° 59' North, 124° 23' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 709.2 meters or 2,326.3 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 Bubong are Marawi, Iligan, Ozamiz, Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Buadiposo-Buntong, Ditsaan-Ramain, Mulondo, Maguing, Kapai, and Taraka. Its distance from the national capital is 819.87 kilometers (509.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 819.87 kilometers (509.44 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,336, ranked 1,163 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 308.30 square kilometers, ranked 42 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 28 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,559 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.66%, ranked 267 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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