Paglat, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count8
Postal code9632
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)177.74 km2 (68.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,920
Density (2015)90 / km2 (232 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 49' North, 124° 47' East (6.8132, 124.7822)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.9 meters (35.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 177.74 square kilometers or 68.63 square miles which constitutes 1.83% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,920. This represented 1.36% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 90 inhabitants per square kilometer or 232 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Paglat 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)
Campo12.91%2,056886132.05%17.38%
Damakling12.50%1,9901,45936.39%6.09%
Damalusay17.88%2,8471,63574.13%11.14%
Kakal8.17%1,3011,2831.40%0.27%
Paglat25.26%4,0212,52459.31%9.27%
Salam6.63%1,05675739.50%6.54%
Tual9.47%1,5071,25320.27%3.58%
Upper Idtig7.17%1,1421,410-19.01%-3.93%
Paglat Total15,92011,20742.05%6.91%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Paglat for the fiscal year of 2016 was 48,298,800.63.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,708,064.77
201038,749,206.025.56%
201141,981,892.468.34%
201241,060,444.90-2.19%
201334,141,945.32-16.85%
201438,435,817.3112.58%
201544,105,310.5714.75%
201648,298,800.639.51%

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 Paglat is 5 to 9, with 2,522 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 42 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1457
1 to 41,904
5 to 92,522
10 to 142,319
15 to 191,819
20 to 241,499
25 to 291,104
30 to 341,081
35 to 39979
40 to 44695
45 to 49530
50 to 54312
55 to 59213
60 to 64145
65 to 69150
70 to 7486
75 to 7963
80 and over42
Total15,920

Historical population

The population of Paglat fell from 23,432 in 2007 to 15,920 in 2015, a decrease of 7,512 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.91%, or an increase of 4,713 people, from the previous population of 11,207 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,432
11,207-23.55%
15,9206.91%

Location

Paglat is situated at approximately 6° 49' North, 124° 47' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.9 meters or 35.6 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 Paglat are Tacurong, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Digos, Cotabato City, and General Santos. The nearest municipalities are General Salipada K. Pendatun, Pandag, Tulunan, Buluan, Datu Paglas, and President Quirino. Its distance from the national capital is 955.42 kilometers (593.67 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 955.42 kilometers (593.67 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,920, ranked 1,346 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 68.63 square kilometers, ranked 605 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 90 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,331 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 6.91%, ranked 1,056 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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