Mamasapano, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count14
Postal code9629
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)85.31 km2 (32.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,800
Density (2015)291 / km2 (753 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 54' North, 124° 30' East (6.8949, 124.5047)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.0 meters (55.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 85.31 square kilometers or 32.94 square miles which constitutes 0.88% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,800. This represented 2.11% 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 291 inhabitants per square kilometer or 753 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mamasapano has 14 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)
Bagumbong4.79%1,18892528.43%4.88%
Dabenayan5.48%1,3591,22710.76%1.96%
Daladap4.21%1,0449549.43%1.73%
Dasikil3.64%9021,776-49.21%-12.10%
Liab3.03%7521,188-36.70%-8.34%
Libutan8.64%2,1431,35358.39%9.15%
Lusay3.24%8031,012-20.65%-4.31%
Mamasapano12.79%3,1732,57823.08%4.03%
Manongkaling28.29%7,0174,75447.60%7.69%
Pidsandawan3.05%7561,167-35.22%-7.93%
Pimbalakan4.94%1,2241,1407.37%1.36%
Sapakan5.17%1,2811,696-24.47%-5.20%
Tuka3.54%878979-10.32%-2.05%
Tukanalipao9.19%2,2801,60542.06%6.91%
Mamasapano Total24,80022,35410.94%2.00%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mamasapano for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,020,223.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,307,357.82
201043,505,904.912.83%
201147,205,048.588.50%
201246,285,557.67-1.95%
201334,876,899.26-24.65%
201449,906,352.4743.09%
201556,878,529.0513.97%
201663,020,223.2210.80%

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 Mamasapano is 10 to 14, with 3,632 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 55 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1440
1 to 42,743
5 to 93,417
10 to 143,632
15 to 193,073
20 to 242,027
25 to 291,934
30 to 341,682
35 to 391,539
40 to 441,362
45 to 491,069
50 to 54708
55 to 59457
60 to 64316
65 to 69163
70 to 74127
75 to 7955
80 and over56
Total24,800

Historical population

The population of Mamasapano grew from 20,059 in 2000 to 24,800 in 2015, an increase of 4,741 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.00%, or an increase of 2,446 people, from the previous population of 22,354 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,059
29,2855.36%
22,354-9.36%
24,8002.00%

Location

The municipal center of Mamasapano is situated at approximately 6° 54' North, 124° 30' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.0 meters or 55.6 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 Mamasapano are Tacurong, Cotabato City, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Digos, and General Santos. The nearest municipalities are Rajah Buayan, Shariff Aguak, Datu Unsay, Ampatuan, Shariff Saydona Mustapha, and Datu Hoffer Ampatuan. Its distance from the national capital is 934.36 kilometers (580.59 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 934.36 kilometers (580.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,800, ranked 1,064 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.94 square kilometers, ranked 1,092 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 291 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 667 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.00%, ranked 1,171 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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