Datu Piang, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count16
Postal code9607
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)302.97 km2 (116.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,600
Density (2015)84 / km2 (219 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 2' North, 124° 30' East (7.0289, 124.4995)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.3 meters (24.0 feet)

Datu Piang, formerly known as Dulawan, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Maguindanao.

The municipality has a land area of 302.97 square kilometers or 116.98 square miles which constitutes 3.11% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,600. This represented 2.18% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.68% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 84 inhabitants per square kilometer or 219 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Datu Piang has 16 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)
Alonganan3.27%8371,022-18.10%-3.73%
Ambadao2.18%5571,082-48.52%-11.88%
Balanakan3.60%9211,052-12.45%-2.50%
Balong2.55%6541,320-50.45%-12.52%
Buayan12.53%3,2072,39134.13%5.75%
Dado4.24%1,0859959.05%1.66%
Damabalas1.57%402582-30.93%-6.80%
Duaminanga5.91%1,5131,12035.09%5.89%
Kalipapa2.94%7521,038-27.55%-5.95%
Kanguan10.57%2,7061,223121.26%16.32%
Liong1.98%50740325.81%4.47%
Magaslong3.44%8811,275-30.90%-6.80%
Masigay2.16%5541,125-50.76%-12.62%
Montay2.00%5121,433-64.27%-17.80%
Poblacion36.96%9,46311,352-16.64%-3.41%
Reina Regente4.10%1,0491,079-2.78%-0.54%
Datu Piang Total25,60028,492-10.15%-2.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Datu Piang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 100,072,933.54.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200974,479,703.71
201078,873,674.045.90%
201186,079,044.029.14%
201283,995,740.68-2.42%
201372,796,079.45-13.33%
201479,485,247.249.19%
201590,940,525.7014.41%
2016100,072,933.5410.04%

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 Piang is 15 to 19, with 3,367 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 57 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1408
1 to 42,224
5 to 93,248
10 to 143,277
15 to 193,367
20 to 242,494
25 to 292,061
30 to 341,538
35 to 391,469
40 to 441,392
45 to 491,338
50 to 541,124
55 to 59685
60 to 64423
65 to 69235
70 to 74159
75 to 79101
80 and over57
Total25,600

Historical population

The population of Datu Piang fell from 36,464 in 1960 to 25,600 in 2015, a decrease of 10,864 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.02%, or a decrease of 2,892 people, from the previous population of 28,492 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
36,464
44,3911.94%
50,1102.46%
40,870-3.99%
53,3112.69%
55,1040.62%
67,3034.38%
49,971-4.02%
28,492-18.49%
25,600-2.02%

Location

The municipal center of Datu Piang is situated at approximately 7° 2' North, 124° 30' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.3 meters or 24.0 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 Piang are Cotabato City, Tacurong, Kidapawan, Koronadal, Digos, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Datu Salibo, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Guindulungan, Sultan Sumagka, Rajah Buayan, and Datu Saudi-Ampatuan. Its distance from the national capital is 920.61 kilometers (572.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 920.61 kilometers (572.04 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,600, ranked 1,030 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 116.98 square kilometers, ranked 305 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 84 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,348 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -2.02%, ranked 1,143 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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