Masiu, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count35
Postal code9706
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)170.00 km2 (65.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,176
Density (2015)172 / km2 (444 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 49' North, 124° 20' East (7.8183, 124.3320)
Estimated elevation above sea level711.0 meters (2,332.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 170.00 square kilometers or 65.64 square miles which constitutes 1.26% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,176. This represented 2.79% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 0.77% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 172 inhabitants per square kilometer or 444 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Masiu 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)
Abdullah Buisan2.36%68959316.19%2.90%
Alip Lalabuan2.63%76868112.78%2.32%
Alumpang Paino Mimbalay1.87%54647814.23%2.56%
Buadi Amloy6.27%1,8281,53519.09%3.38%
Caramian Alim Raya1.61%46940017.25%3.08%
Dalog Balut2.53%73854236.16%6.05%
Gindolongan Alabat1.51%4424390.68%0.13%
Gondarangin Asa Adigao3.19%930932-0.21%-0.04%
Kalilangan2.09%60950420.83%3.67%
Laila Lumbac Bacon3.43%1,00184119.02%3.37%
Lakadun5.35%1,5601,15834.72%5.84%
Lanco Dimapatoy2.06%6015489.67%1.77%
Lomigis Sucod2.25%65658013.10%2.37%
Lumbaca Ingud2.18%6356153.25%0.61%
Macabangan Imbala2.68%7837297.41%1.37%
Macadaag Talaguian3.13%91374722.22%3.89%
Macalupang Lumbac Caramian1.80%52437340.48%6.69%
Macompara Apa Mimbalay2.65%77358432.36%5.48%
Magayo Bagoaingud2.27%66159610.91%1.99%
Mai Ditimbang Balindong2.44%71251338.79%6.44%
Mai Sindaoloan Dansalan2.10%61252017.69%3.15%
Manalocon Talub2.73%79764922.80%3.99%
Maranat Bontalis1.41%41126555.09%8.72%
Matao Araza1.92%56148016.88%3.01%
Mocamad Tangul1.89%55046418.53%3.29%
Moriatao‑Bai Labay2.95%8627997.88%1.46%
Pantao7.40%2,1581,9709.54%1.75%
Putad Marandang Buisan2.33%68159314.84%2.67%
Sambowang Atawa2.33%6816790.29%0.06%
Sawir4.99%1,4551,23917.43%3.11%
Talub Langi5.25%1,5321,35712.90%2.34%
Tamboro Cormatan2.68%78364521.40%3.76%
Tomambiling Lumbaca Ingud2.45%7156549.33%1.71%
Towanao Arangga2.71%7917623.81%0.71%
Unda Dayawan2.57%7497174.46%0.83%
Masiu Total29,17625,18115.87%2.84%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Masiu for the fiscal year of 2016 was 64,383,063.89.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,079,318.00
201042,710,079.346.56%
201146,252,714.648.29%
201244,847,176.60-3.04%
201344,748,352.19-0.22%
201450,743,000.7713.40%
201558,298,216.9614.89%
201664,383,063.8910.44%

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 Masiu is 5 to 9, with 4,428 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 60 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1689
1 to 43,672
5 to 94,428
10 to 143,797
15 to 192,927
20 to 242,727
25 to 292,282
30 to 341,900
35 to 391,794
40 to 441,549
45 to 491,203
50 to 54796
55 to 59567
60 to 64316
65 to 69243
70 to 74136
75 to 7990
80 and over60
Total29,176

Historical population

The population of Masiu grew from 8,903 in 1960 to 29,176 in 2015, an increase of 20,273 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.84%, or an increase of 3,995 people, from the previous population of 25,181 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,903
12,5503.42%
15,4624.28%
12,512-4.14%
17,0303.13%
20,0423.10%
24,1054.04%
30,1963.16%
25,181-6.40%
29,1762.84%

Location

The municipal center of Masiu is situated at approximately 7° 49' North, 124° 20' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 711.0 meters or 2,332.1 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 Masiu are Marawi, Iligan, Ozamiz, Cotabato City, Tangub, and Cagayan de Oro. The nearest municipalities are Poona Bayabao, Tamparan, Lumba-Bayabao, Lumbayanague, Butig, and Taraka. Its distance from the national capital is 833.70 kilometers (518.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 833.70 kilometers (518.03 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,176, ranked 926 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 65.64 square kilometers, ranked 639 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 172 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,047 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.84%, ranked 483 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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