Piagapo, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count37
Postal code9710
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)340.07 km2 (131.30 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,440
Density (2015)75 / km2 (194 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 59' North, 124° 11' East (7.9897, 124.1800)
Estimated elevation above sea level876.3 meters (2,874.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 340.07 square kilometers or 131.30 square miles which constitutes 2.52% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,440. This represented 2.43% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 0.67% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 75 inhabitants per square kilometer or 194 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Piagapo 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)
Aposong1.83%4664660.00%0.00%
Bagoaingud2.04%52041924.11%4.20%
Bangco1.94%4944940.00%0.00%
Bansayan2.39%6096090.00%0.00%
Basak3.14%79963226.42%4.57%
Bobo3.19%81159935.39%5.94%
Bualan4.96%1,2631,04920.40%3.60%
Bubong Ilian1.52%3873821.31%0.25%
Bubong Tawa‑an2.29%58346724.84%4.31%
Bubonga Mamaanun2.02%515516-0.19%-0.04%
Gacap2.72%69346050.65%8.12%
Ilian1.95%4964617.59%1.40%
Ilian Poblacion2.95%75063418.30%3.25%
Kalanganan3.84%9768949.17%1.68%
Katumbacan1.56%39633020.00%3.53%
Lininding3.78%96171035.35%5.93%
Lumbaca Mamaan1.56%3983697.86%1.45%
Mamaanun2.61%6646393.91%0.73%
Mentring2.87%72959223.14%4.04%
Olango2.48%63255813.26%2.40%
Palacat4.73%1,20397723.13%4.04%
Palao2.39%6096060.50%0.09%
Paling2.57%65456914.94%2.69%
Pantaon2.05%52138037.11%6.19%
Pantar3.17%80660233.89%5.71%
Paridi2.57%65458312.18%2.21%
Pindolonan2.53%643646-0.46%-0.09%
Radapan1.76%44739912.03%2.19%
Radapan Poblacion1.96%4994980.20%0.04%
Rantian2.38%605617-1.94%-0.37%
Sapingit2.02%515606-15.02%-3.05%
Talao3.20%81557242.48%6.97%
Tambo3.22%81858739.35%6.52%
Tapocan2.70%68660912.64%2.29%
Taporug3.30%83961237.09%6.19%
Tawaan2.55%6496106.39%1.19%
Udalo5.25%1,3351,2219.34%1.71%
Piagapo Total25,44021,97415.77%2.83%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Piagapo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,394,693.61.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,376,100.91
201060,931,569.506.20%
201166,155,927.758.57%
201264,040,832.60-3.20%
201359,033,291.88-7.82%
201466,852,870.0013.25%
201576,542,097.8214.49%
201684,394,693.6110.26%

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 Piagapo is 5 to 9, with 4,119 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 37 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1694
1 to 43,128
5 to 94,119
10 to 143,531
15 to 192,665
20 to 242,149
25 to 291,890
30 to 341,805
35 to 391,650
40 to 441,286
45 to 49932
50 to 54630
55 to 59416
60 to 64227
65 to 69140
70 to 7476
75 to 7965
80 and over37
Total25,440

Historical population

The population of Piagapo grew from 7,248 in 1970 to 25,440 in 2015, an increase of 18,192 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.83%, or an increase of 3,466 people, from the previous population of 21,974 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,248
12,92012.30%
12,108-1.29%
16,7303.29%
19,1982.61%
23,9034.81%
34,7925.31%
21,974-15.40%
25,4402.83%

Location

The municipal center of Piagapo is situated at approximately 7° 59' North, 124° 11' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 876.3 meters or 2,874.2 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 Piagapo are Marawi, Iligan, Ozamiz, Tangub, Oroquieta, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Marantao, Pantao Ragat, Balindong, Saguiaran, Poona Piagapo, and Tugaya. Its distance from the national capital is 809.37 kilometers (502.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 809.37 kilometers (502.92 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,440, ranked 1,040 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 131.30 square kilometers, ranked 258 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 75 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,396 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.83%, ranked 660 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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