Pandag, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count8
Postal code9633
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)85.31 km2 (32.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,057
Density (2015)294 / km2 (761 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 45' North, 124° 47' East (6.7419, 124.7831)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.2 meters (53.2 feet)

Pandag 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 25,057. This represented 2.13% 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 294 inhabitants per square kilometer or 761 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pandag 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)
Kabuling16.25%4,0721,467177.57%21.46%
Kayaga16.37%4,1031,807127.06%16.90%
Kayupo7.57%1,8981,8880.53%0.10%
Lepak10.38%2,6021,48675.10%11.26%
Lower Dilag8.61%2,1581,32962.38%9.67%
Malangit17.46%4,3762,42080.83%11.94%
Pandag12.08%3,0281,73274.83%11.22%
Upper Dilag11.25%2,8201,66669.27%10.54%
Pandag Total25,05713,79581.64%12.03%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pandag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 2,111,294.69.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
20111,260,447.53
20121,758,743.4939.53%
2013
20141,641,822.79
20151,686,235.622.71%
20162,111,294.6925.21%

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 Pandag is 5 to 9, with 4,585 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 36 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1498
1 to 43,160
5 to 94,585
10 to 143,687
15 to 192,918
20 to 241,564
25 to 291,768
30 to 341,630
35 to 391,491
40 to 441,313
45 to 49879
50 to 54515
55 to 59415
60 to 64273
65 to 69169
70 to 74100
75 to 7956
80 and over36
Total25,057

Historical population

The population of Pandag grew from 20,557 in 2007 to 25,057 in 2015, an increase of 4,500 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 12.03%, or an increase of 11,262 people, from the previous population of 13,795 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,557
13,795-13.51%
25,05712.03%

Location

The municipal center of Pandag is situated at approximately 6° 45' North, 124° 47' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.2 meters or 53.2 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 Pandag are Tacurong, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Digos, Cotabato City, and General Santos. The nearest municipalities are Buluan, President Quirino, Paglat, Mangudadatu, General Salipada K. Pendatun, and Datu Paglas. Its distance from the national capital is 962.59 kilometers (598.12 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 962.59 kilometers (598.12 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,057, ranked 1,052 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.94 square kilometers, ranked 1,092 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 294 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 657 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 12.03%, ranked 15 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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