Datu Paglas, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count23
Postal code9617
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)132.10 km2 (51.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,387
Density (2015)215 / km2 (557 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 45' North, 124° 52' East (6.7465, 124.8722)
Estimated elevation above sea level31.1 meters (102.1 feet)

Datu Paglas is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Maguindanao.

The municipality has a land area of 132.10 square kilometers or 51.00 square miles which constitutes 1.36% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,387. This represented 2.42% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 215 inhabitants per square kilometer or 557 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Datu Paglas has 23 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)
Alip6.13%1,7401,43621.17%3.72%
Bonawan2.92%83053056.60%8.92%
Bulod3.51%99765851.52%8.23%
Damalusay4.54%1,28892339.54%6.55%
Damawato7.08%2,0091,66420.73%3.65%
Datang5.36%1,5221,02348.78%7.86%
Elbebe1.96%55630880.52%11.90%
Kalumenga3.37%95664149.14%7.91%
Katil2.93%83170418.04%3.21%
Lipao3.22%91465539.54%6.55%
Lomoyon3.64%1,03368351.24%8.20%
Madidis4.81%1,3651,17416.27%2.91%
Makat2.68%76248955.83%8.81%
Malala3.83%1,08867361.66%9.58%
Mangadeg3.55%1,00866451.81%8.27%
Manindolo3.67%1,04174439.92%6.60%
Mao2.51%71248546.80%7.58%
Napok3.22%91462646.01%7.47%
Palao sa Buto3.54%1,00474035.68%5.98%
Poblacion17.56%4,9853,39346.92%7.60%
Puya2.48%70546352.27%8.33%
Salendab3.06%87068127.75%4.77%
Sepaka4.43%1,25793334.73%5.84%
Datu Paglas Total28,38720,29039.91%6.60%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Datu Paglas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,300,123.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,054,452.33
201050,840,691.705.80%
201156,155,970.2310.45%
201254,250,290.49-3.39%
201351,821,166.12-4.48%
201459,617,280.2915.04%
201567,189,879.9312.70%
201671,300,123.136.12%

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 Datu Paglas is 5 to 9, with 3,833 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 81 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1693
1 to 43,573
5 to 93,833
10 to 143,562
15 to 193,186
20 to 242,454
25 to 292,014
30 to 342,075
35 to 392,010
40 to 441,599
45 to 491,295
50 to 54846
55 to 59446
60 to 64294
65 to 69205
70 to 74131
75 to 7981
80 and over90
Total28,387

Historical population

The population of Datu Paglas grew from 6,816 in 1975 to 28,387 in 2015, an increase of 21,571 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.60%, or an increase of 8,097 people, from the previous population of 20,290 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,816
8,2623.92%
13,9705.39%
15,5221.99%
20,0145.60%
29,9795.73%
20,290-13.25%
28,3876.60%

Location

The municipal center of Datu Paglas is situated at approximately 6° 45' North, 124° 52' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.1 meters or 102.1 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 Datu Paglas are Tacurong, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Digos, General Santos, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Tulunan, Buluan, Pandag, Mangudadatu, Paglat, and President Quirino. Its distance from the national capital is 966.37 kilometers (600.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 966.37 kilometers (600.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,387, ranked 939 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 51.00 square kilometers, ranked 799 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 215 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 885 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 6.60%, ranked 360 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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