Guindulungan, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count11
Postal code9628
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)130.68 km2 (50.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,911
Density (2015)152 / km2 (395 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 58' North, 124° 24' East (6.9596, 124.3979)
Estimated elevation above sea level34.1 meters (111.9 feet)

Guindulungan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Maguindanao.

The municipality has a land area of 130.68 square kilometers or 50.46 square miles which constitutes 1.34% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,911. This represented 1.70% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.53% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 152 inhabitants per square kilometer or 395 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Guindulungan has 11 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)
Ahan5.03%1,0021,774-43.52%-10.31%
Bagan16.94%3,3722,03265.94%10.12%
Datalpandan8.54%1,7001,6771.37%0.26%
Kalumamis8.24%1,6411,5386.70%1.24%
Kateman4.21%839949-11.59%-2.32%
Lambayao6.99%1,3921,3522.96%0.56%
Macasampen12.46%2,4801,56458.57%9.17%
Muslim6.04%1,20388935.32%5.93%
Muti10.22%2,0341,28957.80%9.07%
Sampao4.66%9271,513-38.73%-8.91%
Tambunan II16.68%3,3211,494122.29%16.43%
Guindulungan Total19,91116,07123.89%4.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Guindulungan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 60,106,009.61.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,123,480.27
201042,244,911.927.98%
201147,730,849.4312.99%
201245,065,558.61-5.58%
201343,312,985.99-3.89%
201447,645,280.1910.00%
201554,727,078.1414.86%
201660,106,009.619.83%

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 Guindulungan is 5 to 9, with 3,608 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 25 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1497
1 to 42,611
5 to 93,608
10 to 142,792
15 to 192,162
20 to 241,411
25 to 291,445
30 to 341,315
35 to 391,243
40 to 44944
45 to 49682
50 to 54465
55 to 59264
60 to 64215
65 to 69128
70 to 7478
75 to 7926
80 and over25
Total19,911

Historical population

The population of Guindulungan fell from 23,777 in 2007 to 19,911 in 2015, a decrease of 3,866 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.16%, or an increase of 3,840 people, from the previous population of 16,071 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,777
16,071-13.29%
19,9114.16%

Location

The municipal center of Guindulungan is situated at approximately 6° 58' North, 124° 24' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 34.1 meters or 111.9 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 Guindulungan are Cotabato City, Tacurong, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Digos, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Datu Saudi-Ampatuan, Talayan, Datu Unsay, Sultan Sumagka, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, and Datu Anggal Midtimbang. Its distance from the national capital is 923.05 kilometers (573.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 923.05 kilometers (573.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,911, ranked 1,227 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.46 square kilometers, ranked 806 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 152 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,112 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.16%, ranked 602 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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