Upi, Province of Maguindanao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
Barangay count23
Postal code9602
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)742.95 km2 (286.85 sq mi)
Population (2015)53,583
Density (2015)72 / km2 (187 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 1' North, 124° 10' East (7.0106, 124.1625)
Estimated elevation above sea level453.0 meters (1,486.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 742.95 square kilometers or 286.85 square miles which constitutes 7.64% of Maguindanao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 53,583. This represented 4.56% of the total population of Maguindanao province, or 1.42% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 72 inhabitants per square kilometer or 187 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Upi has 23 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)
Bantek2.65%1,4201,25912.79%2.32%
Bayabas2.24%1,2021,05114.37%2.59%
Blensong7.80%4,1783,50719.13%3.39%
Borongotan6.59%3,5292,92620.61%3.63%
Bugabungan4.04%2,1641,84917.04%3.04%
Bungcog4.20%2,2521,90318.34%3.26%
Darugao5.56%2,9792,56116.32%2.92%
Ganasi2.50%1,3411,00133.97%5.73%
Kabakaba3.43%1,8391,6928.69%1.60%
Kibleg4.01%2,1471,80618.88%3.35%
Kibucay3.13%1,6781,39720.11%3.55%
Kiga2.75%1,4721,33410.34%1.89%
Kinitan2.21%1,18498719.96%3.53%
Mirab3.44%1,8421,33138.39%6.38%
Nangi6.88%3,6843,5414.04%0.76%
Nuro Poblacion14.01%7,5076,03024.49%4.26%
Ranao Pilayan1.68%89867034.03%5.74%
Rempes9.06%4,8574,01520.97%3.69%
Renede2.19%1,1741,06110.65%1.95%
Renti2.23%1,1971,08710.12%1.85%
Rifao2.08%1,11496515.44%2.77%
Sefegefen2.72%1,4591,28213.81%2.49%
Tinungkaan4.60%2,4662,18912.65%2.29%
Upi Total53,58345,44417.91%3.19%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Upi for the fiscal year of 2016 was 189,824,572.55.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200996,114,010.15
2010106,439,623.6110.74%
2011
2012115,838,167.79
2013130,209,494.5612.41%
2014149,392,411.4814.73%
2015172,434,134.7815.42%
2016189,824,572.5510.09%

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 Upi is 5 to 9, with 7,053 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 241 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,361
1 to 45,850
5 to 97,053
10 to 146,443
15 to 196,021
20 to 244,959
25 to 294,348
30 to 343,545
35 to 392,958
40 to 442,606
45 to 492,142
50 to 541,884
55 to 591,718
60 to 641,041
65 to 69685
70 to 74455
75 to 79273
80 and over241
Total53,583

Historical population

The population of Upi grew from 27,616 in 1960 to 53,583 in 2015, an increase of 25,967 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.19%, or an increase of 8,139 people, from the previous population of 45,444 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,616
35,7272.55%
39,0101.78%
31,010-4.48%
45,9574.01%
46,4400.20%
51,1412.09%
41,757-2.76%
45,4443.13%
53,5833.19%

Location

The municipal center of Upi is situated at approximately 7° 1' North, 124° 10' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 453.0 meters or 1,486.0 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 Upi are Cotabato City, Tacurong, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Marawi, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Datu Odin Sinsuat, South Upi, Datu Anggal Midtimbang, Talayan, Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, and Sultan Sumagka. Its distance from the national capital is 907.72 kilometers (564.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 907.72 kilometers (564.03 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 53,583, ranked 448 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 286.85 square kilometers, ranked 53 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 72 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,402 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.19%, ranked 344 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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