Hadji Panglima Tahil, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
Barangay count5
Postal code7413
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)67.90 km2 (26.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,375
Density (2015)94 / km2 (243 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 7' North, 120° 58' East (6.1104, 120.9660)
Estimated elevation above sea level0.0 meters (0.0 feet)

Hadji Panglima Tahil, formerly known as Marunggas, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Sulu.

The municipality has a land area of 67.90 square kilometers or 26.22 square miles which constitutes 1.98% of Sulu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,375. This represented 0.77% of the total population of Sulu province, or 0.17% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 94 inhabitants per square kilometer or 243 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Hadji Panglima Tahil has 5 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)
Bangas31.29%1,9951,9641.58%0.30%
Bubuan14.59%93076022.37%3.92%
Kabuukan25.25%1,6101,43612.12%2.20%
Pag‑asinan17.99%1,1471,1291.59%0.30%
Teomabal10.87%69356123.53%4.11%
Hadji Panglima Tahil Total6,3755,8508.97%1.65%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Hadji Panglima Tahil for the fiscal year of 2016 was 37,987,295.83.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200920,200,000.00
2010
201126,197,561.20
2012
2013
201430,103,897.60
201534,477,941.6414.53%
201637,987,295.8310.18%

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 Hadji Panglima Tahil is 10 to 14, with 973 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 191
1 to 4537
5 to 9842
10 to 14973
15 to 19758
20 to 24601
25 to 29492
30 to 34494
35 to 39409
40 to 44335
45 to 49307
50 to 54189
55 to 59162
60 to 6487
65 to 6952
70 to 7420
75 to 7912
80 and over14
Total6,375

Historical population

The population of Hadji Panglima Tahil grew from 671 in 1960 to 6,375 in 2015, an increase of 5,704 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.65%, or an increase of 525 people, from the previous population of 5,850 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
671
1,3417.01%
4,17825.61%
4,3250.69%
4,153-0.41%
4,4191.17%
5,3144.03%
6,1922.13%
5,850-2.05%
6,3751.65%

Location

The municipal center of Hadji Panglima Tahil is situated at approximately 6° 7' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Marungas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.0 meters or 0.0 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 Hadji Panglima Tahil are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Jolo, Indanan, Patikul, Maimbung, Talipao, and Parang. Its distance from the national capital is 938.01 kilometers (582.85 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Jolo, Sulu, 7.33 kilometers (4.56 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S31°E)
  • Indanan, Sulu, 15.18 kilometers (9.43 miles) to the South (S2°E)
  • Patikul, Sulu, 15.79 kilometers (9.81 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Maimbung, Sulu, 20.96 kilometers (13.03 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)
  • Talipao, Sulu, 21.68 kilometers (13.47 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Parang, Sulu, 22.85 kilometers (14.20 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 938.01 kilometers (582.85 miles) to the North (N0°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,375, ranked 1,519 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.22 square kilometers, ranked 1,189 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 94 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,287 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.65%, ranked 948 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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