Datu Unsay, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count8
Postal code9627
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)95.39 km2 (36.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)11,813
Density (2015)124 / km2 (321 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 53' North, 124° 26' East (6.8902, 124.4325)
Estimated elevation above sea level50.1 meters (164.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 95.39 square kilometers or 36.83 square miles which constitutes 0.98% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 11,813. This represented 1.01% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.31% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 124 inhabitants per square kilometer or 321 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Datu Unsay has 8 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)
Bulayan5.54%6551,352-51.55%-12.89%
Iganagampong21.56%2,5472,22114.68%2.64%
Macalag5.74%6781,180-42.54%-10.01%
Maitumaig18.51%2,186872150.69%19.12%
Malangog11.67%1,37877078.96%11.72%
Meta26.00%3,0712,55720.10%3.55%
Panangeti6.61%7811,819-57.06%-14.87%
Tuntungan4.38%5171,719-69.92%-20.45%
Datu Unsay Total11,81312,490-5.42%-1.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Datu Unsay for the fiscal year of 2015 was 37,936,885.60.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
201158,379,360.80
201256,986,202.00-2.39%
201336,647,716.00-35.69%
201441,319,609.8012.75%
201537,936,885.60-8.19%
2016

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 Unsay is 1 to 4, with 1,682 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 34 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1388
1 to 41,682
5 to 91,602
10 to 141,481
15 to 191,287
20 to 241,111
25 to 29957
30 to 34754
35 to 39691
40 to 44533
45 to 49422
50 to 54347
55 to 59216
60 to 64127
65 to 6993
70 to 7452
75 to 7936
80 and over34
Total11,813

Historical population

The population of Datu Unsay fell from 40,522 in 2007 to 11,813 in 2015, a decrease of 28,709 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.06%, or a decrease of 677 people, from the previous population of 12,490 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
40,522
12,490-34.84%
11,813-1.06%

Location

The municipal center of Datu Unsay is situated at approximately 6° 53' North, 124° 26' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 50.1 meters or 164.3 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 Unsay are Tacurong, Cotabato City, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Digos, and General Santos. The nearest municipalities are Shariff Aguak, Datu Hoffer Ampatuan, Datu Saudi-Ampatuan, Ampatuan, Mamasapano, and Guindulungan. Its distance from the national capital is 931.61 kilometers (578.88 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 931.61 kilometers (578.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 11,813, ranked 1,452 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.83 square kilometers, ranked 1,033 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 124 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,208 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -1.06%, ranked 1,520 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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