Ditsaan-Ramain, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count35
Postal code9713
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)527.98 km2 (203.85 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,299
Density (2015)42 / km2 (109 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 59' North, 124° 21' East (7.9788, 124.3518)
Estimated elevation above sea level706.6 meters (2,317.8 feet)

Ditsaan-Ramain is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Lanao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 527.98 square kilometers or 203.85 square miles which constitutes 3.91% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,299. This represented 2.13% 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 42 inhabitants per square kilometer or 109 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ditsaan-Ramain has 35 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)
Baclayan Lilod2.57%5725494.19%0.78%
Baclayan Raya2.67%595601-1.00%-0.19%
Bagoaingud3.25%72447253.39%8.49%
Barimbingan3.81%85051864.09%9.89%
Bayabao2.60%57947222.67%3.97%
Buadi Alao2.41%5385252.48%0.47%
Buadi Babai3.91%87164634.83%5.85%
Buadi Oloc2.68%59744434.46%5.80%
Buayaan Lilod3.57%79564024.22%4.22%
Buayaan Madanding1.58%353438-19.41%-4.02%
Buayaan Raya3.07%68460113.81%2.49%
Bubong Dangiprampiai3.05%6816347.41%1.37%
Dado2.43%54138341.25%6.80%
Dangimprampiai2.19%4884870.21%0.04%
Darimbang1.83%408515-20.78%-4.34%
Dilausan2.14%478486-1.65%-0.32%
Ditsaan3.13%69955027.09%4.67%
Gadongan3.40%75868910.01%1.83%
Linamon2.77%6175855.47%1.02%
Lumbatan Ramain3.44%767776-1.16%-0.22%
Maindig Ditsaan2.13%47441215.05%2.71%
Mandara2.31%51439131.46%5.35%
Maranao Timber4.95%1,10483232.69%5.53%
Pagalongan Buadiadingan2.34%52142223.46%4.09%
Pagalongan Ginaopan2.39%53444918.93%3.36%
Pagalongan Masioon2.22%4964617.59%1.40%
Pagalongan Proper2.67%59645929.85%5.10%
Polo3.14%70157621.70%3.81%
Ramain Poblacion1.88%4204180.48%0.09%
Ramain Proper2.17%484702-31.05%-6.84%
Rantian3.96%88271523.36%4.08%
Sultan Pangadapun2.45%54645420.26%3.58%
Sundiga Bayabao3.87%86477211.92%2.17%
Talub3.15%702804-12.69%-2.55%
Upper Pugaan3.88%8661,330-34.89%-7.84%
Ditsaan-Ramain Total22,29920,20810.35%1.89%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ditsaan-Ramain for the fiscal year of 2016 was 96,045,953.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200959,401,797.01
201059,989,949.250.99%
201167,043,339.3711.76%
201264,948,228.00-3.13%
201367,154,084.003.40%
201476,059,914.5013.26%
201565,288,441.98-14.16%
201696,045,953.9947.11%

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 Ditsaan-Ramain is 5 to 9, with 3,409 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 44 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1590
1 to 43,147
5 to 93,409
10 to 142,530
15 to 192,109
20 to 241,819
25 to 291,846
30 to 341,651
35 to 391,400
40 to 441,212
45 to 49999
50 to 54623
55 to 59403
60 to 64219
65 to 69179
70 to 7473
75 to 7944
80 and over46
Total22,299

Historical population

The population of Ditsaan-Ramain grew from 14,310 in 1960 to 22,299 in 2015, an increase of 7,989 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.89%, or an increase of 2,091 people, from the previous population of 20,208 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,310
16,3311.30%
20,0884.24%
11,024-11.30%
13,3321.92%
16,2853.82%
19,1573.54%
25,4253.98%
20,208-8.02%
22,2991.89%

Location

The municipal center of Ditsaan-Ramain is situated at approximately 7° 59' North, 124° 21' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 706.6 meters or 2,317.8 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 Ditsaan-Ramain are Marawi, Iligan, Ozamiz, Cagayan de Oro, Tangub, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Buadiposo-Buntong, Bubong, Mulondo, Taraka, Maguing, and Kapai. Its distance from the national capital is 818.71 kilometers (508.72 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 818.71 kilometers (508.72 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,299, ranked 1,165 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 203.85 square kilometers, ranked 129 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 42 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,507 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.89%, ranked 336 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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