Pagalungan, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count12
Postal code9610
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)898.76 km2 (347.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,653
Density (2015)44 / km2 (114 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 3' North, 124° 42' East (7.0549, 124.7001)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.9 meters (42.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 898.76 square kilometers or 347.01 square miles which constitutes 9.24% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,653. This represented 3.38% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 1.05% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 44 inhabitants per square kilometer or 114 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pagalungan has 12 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)
Bagoenged6.67%2,6432,5105.30%0.99%
Buliok9.57%3,7953,979-4.62%-0.90%
Dalgan3.66%1,4531,3983.93%0.74%
Damalasak6.43%2,5492,3588.10%1.49%
Galakit5.12%2,0301,75016.00%2.87%
Inug‑ug4.92%1,9511,74311.93%2.17%
Kalbugan10.70%4,2443,26330.06%5.13%
Kilangan9.37%3,7152,82831.36%5.33%
Kudal4.37%1,7331,56710.59%1.94%
Layog9.80%3,8862,69943.98%7.19%
Linandangan5.97%2,3692,03716.30%2.92%
Poblacion23.42%9,2855,75961.23%9.52%
Pagalungan Total39,65331,89124.34%4.23%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pagalungan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 178,882,898.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200999,496,167.80
2010113,017,104.0313.59%
2011113,400,072.530.34%
2012112,027,702.69-1.21%
2013124,396,123.1211.04%
2014142,485,256.1214.54%
2015165,195,725.1715.94%
2016178,882,898.308.29%

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 Pagalungan is 5 to 9, with 5,500 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 104 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,058
1 to 44,619
5 to 95,500
10 to 144,713
15 to 194,367
20 to 243,368
25 to 293,291
30 to 342,837
35 to 392,574
40 to 442,266
45 to 491,940
50 to 541,160
55 to 59774
60 to 64446
65 to 69366
70 to 74159
75 to 79104
80 and over111
Total39,653

Historical population

The population of Pagalungan grew from 15,672 in 1960 to 39,653 in 2015, an increase of 23,981 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.23%, or an increase of 7,762 people, from the previous population of 31,891 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,672
27,8595.79%
24,788-2.32%
22,747-1.70%
42,4956.45%
46,4011.66%
25,908-11.75%
31,0522.53%
31,8910.98%
39,6534.23%

Location

The municipal center of Pagalungan is situated at approximately 7° 3' North, 124° 42' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.9 meters or 42.2 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 Pagalungan are Tacurong, Kidapawan, Cotabato City, Koronadal, Digos, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Pikit, Datu Montawal, Kabacan, Aleosan, Carmen, and Sultan sa Barongis. Its distance from the national capital is 927.39 kilometers (576.25 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 927.39 kilometers (576.25 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,653, ranked 649 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 347.01 square kilometers, ranked 28 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 44 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,494 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 4.23%, ranked 1,350 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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