Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count13
Postal code9623
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)147.21 km2 (56.84 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,024
Density (2015)170 / km2 (440 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 56' North, 123° 58' East (6.9256, 123.9728)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.8 meters (35.3 feet)

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is a coastal municipality in the province of Maguindanao.

The municipality has a land area of 147.21 square kilometers or 56.84 square miles which constitutes 1.51% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,024. This represented 2.13% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 170 inhabitants per square kilometer or 440 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat has 13 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)
Kinimi8.48%2,1211,22173.71%11.09%
Laguitan6.27%1,56982590.18%13.02%
Lapaken4.59%1,1481,1380.88%0.17%
Matuber12.34%3,0881,053193.26%22.73%
Meti6.81%1,70387893.96%13.44%
Nalkan8.55%2,1391,24671.67%10.84%
Penansaran12.18%3,0482,49522.16%3.89%
Pura6.65%1,6631,24933.15%5.60%
Resa8.02%2,0071,59026.23%4.53%
Sedem4.90%1,22678755.78%8.81%
Sinipak5.52%1,38270097.43%13.83%
Tambak4.49%1,1241,696-33.73%-7.53%
Tubuan11.21%2,8061,65569.55%10.57%
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat Total25,02416,53351.36%8.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat for the fiscal year of 2016 was 3,108,229.63.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is 5 to 9, with 4,187 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 60 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1726
1 to 43,172
5 to 94,187
10 to 143,352
15 to 192,789
20 to 242,156
25 to 292,055
30 to 341,601
35 to 391,421
40 to 441,099
45 to 49812
50 to 54584
55 to 59345
60 to 64283
65 to 69191
70 to 74109
75 to 7982
80 and over60
Total25,024

Historical population

The population of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat grew from 22,656 in 2007 to 25,024 in 2015, an increase of 2,368 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 8.21%, or an increase of 8,491 people, from the previous population of 16,533 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,656
16,533-10.84%
25,0248.21%

Location

The municipal center of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is situated at approximately 6° 56' North, 123° 58' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.8 meters or 35.3 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 Datu Blah T. Sinsuat are Cotabato City, Tacurong, Koronadal, Pagadian, Kidapawan, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are South Upi, Upi, Lebak, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, and Kalamansig. Its distance from the national capital is 908.76 kilometers (564.68 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 908.76 kilometers (564.68 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,024, ranked 1,055 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 56.84 square kilometers, ranked 729 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 170 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,051 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 8.21%, ranked 812 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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