Kapatagan, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count15
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIllana Bay [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)288.13 km2 (111.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,521
Density (2015)54 / km2 (140 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 54' North, 123° 46' East (7.8970, 123.7674)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.9 meters (52.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 288.13 square kilometers or 111.25 square miles which constitutes 2.14% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,521. This represented 1.48% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 0.41% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 54 inhabitants per square kilometer or 140 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kapatagan has 15 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)
Bakikis5.76%89468829.94%5.11%
Barao4.64%72062215.76%2.82%
Bongabong7.91%1,2271,11510.04%1.84%
Daguan14.37%2,2311,94414.76%2.66%
Inudaran4.81%7476937.79%1.44%
Kabaniakawan3.47%53845917.21%3.07%
Kapatagan8.96%1,3911,20815.15%2.72%
Lusain6.12%95082215.57%2.79%
Matimos3.92%60952416.22%2.90%
Minimao7.57%1,1751,01615.65%2.81%
Pinantao9.76%1,5151,32314.51%2.61%
Salaman9.18%1,4251,21217.57%3.13%
Sigayan5.57%86574316.42%2.94%
Tabuan4.30%66857416.38%2.93%
Upper Igabay3.65%56648915.75%2.82%
Kapatagan Total15,52113,43215.55%2.79%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kapatagan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 76,738,279.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,239,339.63
201051,115,743.675.96%
201155,401,325.148.38%
201253,893,980.30-2.72%
201353,632,669.38-0.48%
201460,769,594.8413.31%
201569,619,022.3414.56%
201676,738,279.0510.23%

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 Kapatagan is 5 to 9, with 2,460 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 21 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1366
1 to 41,716
5 to 92,460
10 to 142,260
15 to 191,676
20 to 241,295
25 to 291,204
30 to 34968
35 to 391,060
40 to 44883
45 to 49716
50 to 54405
55 to 59212
60 to 64111
65 to 6982
70 to 7457
75 to 7921
80 and over29
Total15,521

Historical population

The population of Kapatagan grew from 5,784 in 1990 to 15,521 in 2015, an increase of 9,737 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.79%, or an increase of 2,089 people, from the previous population of 13,432 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,784
6,7022.80%
7,8043.32%
19,59813.54%
13,432-12.85%
15,5212.79%

Location

The municipal center of Kapatagan is situated at approximately 7° 54' North, 123° 46' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.9 meters or 52.1 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 Kapatagan are Tangub, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Marawi, Iligan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Kapatagan, Salvador, Lala, Sapad, Sultan Naga Dimaporo, and Baroy. Its distance from the national capital is 800.48 kilometers (497.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 800.48 kilometers (497.40 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,521, ranked 1,361 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 111.25 square kilometers, ranked 331 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 54 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,466 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.79%, ranked 731 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
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