Indanan, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
Barangay count34
Postal code7407
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Area (2007)170.72 km2 (65.92 sq mi)
Population (2015)80,883
Density (2015)474 / km2 (1,227 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 58' North, 120° 58' East (5.9732, 120.9708)
Estimated elevation above sea level164.2 meters (538.6 feet)

Indanan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Sulu.

The municipality has a land area of 170.72 square kilometers or 65.92 square miles which constitutes 4.97% of Sulu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 80,883. This represented 9.81% of the total population of Sulu province, or 2.14% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 474 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,227 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Indanan has 34 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)
Adjid2.51%2,0301,9046.62%1.23%
Bangalan2.14%1,7341,6614.39%0.82%
Bato‑bato5.87%4,7444,05217.08%3.05%
Buanza4.80%3,8792,86835.25%5.92%
Bud‑Taran1.43%1,1541,0757.35%1.36%
Bunut2.30%1,8581,7754.68%0.87%
Jati‑Tunggal1.80%1,4541,3596.99%1.29%
Kabbon Maas1.75%1,4151,3534.58%0.86%
Kagay2.73%2,2052,0587.14%1.32%
Kajatian19.59%15,8456,718135.86%17.75%
Kan Islam2.45%1,9841,9064.09%0.77%
Kandang Tukay1.39%1,1221,0457.37%1.36%
Karawan1.58%1,2801,1976.93%1.28%
Katian1.79%1,4471,4460.07%0.01%
Kuppong2.15%1,7361,6236.96%1.29%
Lambayong1.56%1,2641,2332.51%0.47%
Langpas2.74%2,2202,0836.58%1.22%
Licup1.76%1,4221,3455.72%1.07%
Malimbaya1.84%1,4911,3907.27%1.34%
Manggis2.31%1,8691,7536.62%1.23%
Manilop1.63%1,3151,2892.02%0.38%
Paligue1.60%1,2961,2166.58%1.22%
Panabuan2.35%1,9031,7628.00%1.48%
Panglima Misuari1.58%1,2781,1996.59%1.22%
Pasil2.77%2,2402,0927.07%1.31%
Poblacion3.24%2,6182,25116.30%2.92%
Sapah Malaum1.71%1,3831,2917.13%1.32%
Sawaki1.23%9959425.63%1.05%
Sionogan3.53%2,8552,6936.02%1.12%
Tagbak3.33%2,6902,00833.96%5.73%
Timbangan6.04%4,8854,38011.53%2.10%
Tubig Dakulah2.50%2,0191,8946.60%1.22%
Tubig Parang2.39%1,9361,7699.44%1.73%
Tumantangis1.63%1,3171,2287.25%1.34%
Indanan Total80,88365,85822.81%3.99%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Indanan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 122,969,035.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200984,008,328.22
201089,364,304.696.38%
201197,157,770.378.72%
201270,984,952.75-26.94%
201385,923,979.5721.05%
201498,036,194.4714.10%
2015111,648,585.5213.89%
2016122,969,035.3610.14%

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 Indanan is 5 to 9, with 10,827 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 137 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,550
1 to 49,390
5 to 910,827
10 to 1410,376
15 to 198,676
20 to 246,124
25 to 295,802
30 to 345,595
35 to 395,939
40 to 445,036
45 to 494,161
50 to 542,662
55 to 591,830
60 to 641,261
65 to 69867
70 to 74431
75 to 79219
80 and over137
Total80,883

Historical population

The population of Indanan grew from 23,381 in 1960 to 80,883 in 2015, an increase of 57,502 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.99%, or an increase of 15,025 people, from the previous population of 65,858 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,381
26,3801.19%
6,234-25.13%
32,07438.75%
41,9692.73%
46,1401.79%
53,4253.19%
85,2206.65%
65,858-8.95%
80,8833.99%

Location

The municipal center of Indanan is situated at approximately 5° 58' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 164.2 meters or 538.6 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 Indanan are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Tangub, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Maimbung, Jolo, Parang, Talipao, Hadji Panglima Tahil, and Patikul. Its distance from the national capital is 953.19 kilometers (592.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Maimbung, Sulu, 7.78 kilometers (4.83 miles) to the Southeast (S53°E)
  • Jolo, Sulu, 9.47 kilometers (5.88 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N20°E)
  • Parang, Sulu, 9.86 kilometers (6.13 miles) to the Southwest (S47°W)
  • Talipao, Sulu, 15.19 kilometers (9.44 miles) to the East (N89°E)
  • Hadji Panglima Tahil, Sulu, 15.18 kilometers (9.43 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Patikul, Sulu, 19.75 kilometers (12.27 miles) to the Northeast (N50°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 953.19 kilometers (592.28 miles) to the North (N0°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 80,883, ranked 215 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 65.92 square kilometers, ranked 609 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 474 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 376 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.99%, ranked 42 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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