Malabang, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count37
Postal code9300
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIllana Bay [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)198.10 km2 (76.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,957
Density (2015)222 / km2 (575 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 36' North, 124° 4' East (7.5964, 124.0735)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.4 meters (60.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 198.10 square kilometers or 76.49 square miles which constitutes 1.47% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,957. This represented 4.20% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 1.16% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 222 inhabitants per square kilometer or 575 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malabang has 37 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)
Bacayawan2.53%1,11095516.23%2.91%
Badak Lumao1.80%7927416.88%1.28%
Bagoaingud1.91%8388271.33%0.25%
Banday4.02%1,7671,7620.28%0.05%
Betayan1.59%7006960.57%0.11%
Boniga2.31%1,01490911.55%2.10%
BPS Village3.43%1,5061,5030.20%0.04%
Bunk House2.72%1,19690532.15%5.45%
Cabasaran3.11%1,367644112.27%15.41%
Calibagat1.90%835850-1.76%-0.34%
Calumbog1.18%5175170.00%0.00%
Campo Muslim5.35%2,3501,93221.64%3.80%
China Town4.96%2,1812,1143.17%0.60%
Corahab6.47%2,8462,7443.72%0.70%
Diamaro1.97%86874816.04%2.87%
Inandayan1.50%65847538.53%6.40%
Jose Abad Santos5.55%2,4382,03020.10%3.55%
Lamin1.98%86974716.33%2.92%
Mable2.02%8878148.97%1.65%
Macuranding2.12%9328657.75%1.43%
Madaya2.02%8898257.76%1.43%
Mananayo2.32%1,0219814.08%0.76%
Manggahan2.07%90961946.85%7.59%
Masao1.67%735736-0.14%-0.03%
Matalin7.23%3,1761,440120.56%16.25%
Matampay1.81%79563425.39%4.40%
Matling2.27%996458117.47%15.94%
Montay2.31%1,0149407.87%1.45%
Pasir2.35%1,0341,914-45.98%-11.06%
Pialot1.76%773799-3.25%-0.63%
Rebocun1.01%44432038.75%6.43%
Sarang1.24%5465214.80%0.90%
Sumbagarogong2.05%90178914.20%2.56%
Tacub1.26%555619-10.34%-2.06%
Tambara2.11%9269101.76%0.33%
Tiongcop2.55%1,1201,133-1.15%-0.22%
Tuboc5.58%2,4522,3086.24%1.16%
Malabang Total43,95738,72413.51%2.44%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malabang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 99,223,924.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,731,904.65
201061,943,083.047.29%
201167,090,126.628.31%
201265,265,369.84-2.72%
201369,510,974.506.51%
201478,327,234.0212.68%
201590,104,645.2215.04%
201699,223,924.0510.12%

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 Malabang is 5 to 9, with 5,907 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 80 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1923
1 to 44,472
5 to 95,907
10 to 145,499
15 to 194,850
20 to 244,360
25 to 293,620
30 to 342,956
35 to 392,999
40 to 442,616
45 to 492,140
50 to 541,465
55 to 591,033
60 to 64474
65 to 69292
70 to 74185
75 to 7980
80 and over86
Total43,957

Historical population

The population of Malabang grew from 27,152 in 1960 to 43,957 in 2015, an increase of 16,805 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.44%, or an increase of 5,233 people, from the previous population of 38,724 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,152
20,791-2.58%
23,6022.58%
18,955-4.29%
25,7143.10%
28,8402.17%
33,1773.05%
41,0242.97%
38,724-2.08%
43,9572.44%

Location

The municipal center of Malabang is situated at approximately 7° 36' North, 124° 4' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.4 meters or 60.3 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 Malabang are Cotabato City, Marawi, Tangub, Ozamiz, Iligan, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Tubaran, Balabagan, Marogong, Calanogas, Pagayawan, and Picong. Its distance from the national capital is 844.19 kilometers (524.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 844.19 kilometers (524.55 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,957, ranked 581 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 76.49 square kilometers, ranked 535 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 222 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 874 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.44%, ranked 1,188 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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