Northern Kabuntalan, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count11
Postal code9630
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)106.77 km2 (41.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,232
Density (2015)236 / km2 (612 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 8' North, 124° 24' East (7.1308, 124.3976)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.2 meters (17.0 feet)

Northern Kabuntalan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Maguindanao.

The municipality has a land area of 106.77 square kilometers or 41.22 square miles which constitutes 1.10% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,232. This represented 2.15% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.67% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 236 inhabitants per square kilometer or 612 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Northern Kabuntalan 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)
Balong6.17%1,5571,18431.50%5.35%
Damatog7.26%1,8311,22649.35%7.94%
Gayonga11.96%3,0191,407114.57%15.65%
Guiawa6.57%1,6581,40617.92%3.19%
Indatuan7.86%1,982949108.85%15.05%
Kapimpilan5.83%1,47096452.49%8.36%
Libungan4.95%1,2491,08315.33%2.75%
Montay8.29%2,092997109.83%15.16%
Paulino Labio18.60%4,6932,230110.45%15.22%
Sabaken10.10%2,5481,28698.13%13.90%
Tumaguinting12.42%3,1331,519106.25%14.78%
Northern Kabuntalan Total25,23214,25177.05%11.49%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Northern Kabuntalan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 88,951.02.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200948,347.09
2010
2011
2012
2013
20142,073,655.07
201515,252.49-99.26%
201688,951.02483.19%

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 Northern Kabuntalan is 5 to 9, with 4,230 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 50 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1623
1 to 43,283
5 to 94,230
10 to 143,656
15 to 192,830
20 to 241,807
25 to 291,764
30 to 341,597
35 to 391,652
40 to 441,171
45 to 49987
50 to 54607
55 to 59416
60 to 64258
65 to 69139
70 to 7490
75 to 7972
80 and over50
Total25,232

Historical population

The population of Northern Kabuntalan grew from 22,170 in 2007 to 25,232 in 2015, an increase of 3,062 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 11.49%, or an increase of 10,981 people, from the previous population of 14,251 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,170
14,251-14.86%
25,23211.49%

Location

Northern Kabuntalan is situated at approximately 7° 8' North, 124° 24' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.2 meters or 17.0 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 Northern Kabuntalan are Cotabato City, Tacurong, Kidapawan, Koronadal, Marawi, and Digos. The nearest municipalities are Kabuntalan, Sultan Sumagka, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, Datu Piang, and Midsayap. Its distance from the national capital is 905.72 kilometers (562.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 905.72 kilometers (562.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,232, ranked 1,044 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.22 square kilometers, ranked 963 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 236 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 833 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 11.49%, ranked 1,182 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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