Kalingalan Caluang, Province of Sulu

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceSulu
Barangay count9
Postal code7416
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Jolo
Area (2007)166.50 km2 (64.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,567
Density (2015)190 / km2 (491 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 53' North, 121° 16' East (5.8842, 121.2634)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.9 meters (22.7 feet)

Kalingalan Caluang is a coastal municipality in the island province of Sulu.

The municipality has a land area of 166.50 square kilometers or 64.29 square miles which constitutes 4.84% of Sulu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,567. This represented 3.83% of the total population of Sulu province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 190 inhabitants per square kilometer or 491 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kalingalan Caluang has 9 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)
Kambing7.56%2,3862,3810.21%0.04%
Kanlagay8.23%2,5992,5970.08%0.01%
Karungdong18.87%5,9575,5886.60%1.22%
Masjid Bayle8.24%2,6022,13421.93%3.85%
Masjid Punjungan7.91%2,4972,20813.09%2.37%
Pang9.93%3,1362,36432.66%5.53%
Pangdan Pangdan7.92%2,5012,15815.89%2.85%
Pitogo21.11%6,6654,39451.68%8.26%
Tunggol10.21%3,2243,0246.61%1.23%
Kalingalan Caluang Total31,56726,84817.58%3.13%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kalingalan Caluang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 66,869,430.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,049,058.46
201042,530,652.416.20%
201146,107,274.698.41%
201244,944,628.81-2.52%
201346,389,711.923.22%
201452,579,618.5313.34%
201560,181,711.0414.46%
201666,869,430.3011.11%

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 Kalingalan Caluang is 10 to 14, with 4,914 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 29 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1181
1 to 43,110
5 to 94,126
10 to 144,914
15 to 194,279
20 to 242,337
25 to 291,815
30 to 342,069
35 to 392,456
40 to 442,409
45 to 491,666
50 to 54935
55 to 59458
60 to 64353
65 to 69206
70 to 74145
75 to 7979
80 and over29
Total31,567

Historical population

The population of Kalingalan Caluang grew from 8,639 in 1980 to 31,567 in 2015, an increase of 22,928 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.13%, or an increase of 4,719 people, from the previous population of 26,848 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,639
15,8246.24%
19,3203.81%
22,6883.51%
30,0463.95%
26,848-4.01%
31,5673.13%

Location

The municipal center of Kalingalan Caluang is situated at approximately 5° 53' North, 121° 16' East, in the island of Jolo. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.9 meters or 22.7 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 Kalingalan Caluang are Isabela City, Lamitan, Zamboanga City, Pagadian, Cotabato City, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Luuk, Panglima Estino, Old Panamao, Pata, Omar, and Talipao. Its distance from the national capital is 963.53 kilometers (598.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Luuk, Sulu, 10.74 kilometers (6.68 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Panglima Estino, Sulu, 10.96 kilometers (6.81 miles) to the Northwest (N43°W)
  • Old Panamao, Sulu, 12.17 kilometers (7.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • Pata, Sulu, 13.87 kilometers (8.62 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S72°W)
  • Omar, Sulu, 19.31 kilometers (12.00 miles) to the Northeast (N44°E)
  • Talipao, Sulu, 19.94 kilometers (12.39 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N59°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 963.53 kilometers (598.71 miles) to the North (N2°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,567, ranked 827 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 64.29 square kilometers, ranked 631 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 190 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 953 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.13%, ranked 454 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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