Maguindanao

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Maguindanao
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
Cities0
Municipalities36
Barangays508
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2013)9,968.31 km2 (3,848.79 sq mi)
Population (2020)1,342,179
Density (2020)135 / km2 (349 / sq mi)

Maguindanao is a province in the Philippines situated in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao occupying the Sulu Archipelago and the provinces of Lanao del Sur and Maguindanao in central Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Shariff Aguak.

The province has a land area of 9,968.31 square kilometers or 3,848.79 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,342,179. This represented 30.47% of the total population of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, 5.11% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 1.23% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 135 inhabitants per square kilometer or 349 inhabitants per square mile.

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Maguindanao is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Lanao del Sur, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, the Moro Gulf, and Illana Bay.

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Local government units

Maguindanao has 36 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 508.

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Local government units of Maguindanao
NameTypePopulation (2020)Population (2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2015‑2020)Area (2013), in km2Density (2020), per km2Brgy count
Ampatuanmunicipality28,94124,8013.30%255.4011311
Bariramunicipality36,14330,0044.00%392.619214
Buldonmunicipality39,68435,2822.51%429.409215
Buluanmunicipality57,40650,0082.95%699.50827
Datu Abdullah Sangkimunicipality30,11723,8785.01%220.0013710
Datu Anggal Midtimbangmunicipality28,22425,0162.57%85.433307
Datu Blah T. Sinsuatmunicipality28,24325,0242.58%147.2119213
Datu Hoffer Ampatuanmunicipality26,66025,0121.35%193.4513811
Datu Montawalmunicipality37,31434,8201.47%461.108111
Datu Odin Sinsuatmunicipality116,76899,2103.49%461.8025334
Datu Paglasmunicipality33,68228,3873.67%269.8012523
Datu Piangmunicipality28,38025,6002.19%120.7723516
Datu Salibomunicipality18,79514,9474.94%81.6123017
Datu Saudi-Ampatuanmunicipality31,06026,4273.46%60.165168
Datu Unsaymunicipality12,89011,8131.85%95.391358
General Salipada K. Pendatunmunicipality31,26328,1032.27%189.3716519
Guindulunganmunicipality24,93319,9114.85%130.6819111
Kabuntalanmunicipality25,43917,2768.49%371.086917
Mamasapanomunicipality27,80724,8002.44%85.3132614
Mangudadatumunicipality26,20325,0460.96%98.162678
Matanogmunicipality36,03429,7704.10%146.502468
Northern Kabuntalanmunicipality26,27725,2320.86%106.7724611
Pagalunganmunicipality46,27739,6533.31%898.765112
Paglatmunicipality18,72715,9203.48%177.741058
Pandagmunicipality26,35625,0571.07%85.313098
Parangmunicipality102,91489,1943.06%850.7812125
Rajah Buayanmunicipality27,83223,6523.49%71.9838711
Shariff Aguakmunicipality, capital33,98231,6921.48%166.0020513
Shariff Saydona Mustaphamunicipality25,08019,8555.04%101.2624816
South Upimunicipality43,19740,1781.54%318.9513511
Sultan Kudaratmunicipality105,12195,2012.11%712.9114739
Sultan Masturamunicipality25,33122,2612.76%242.0710513
Sultan sa Barongismunicipality24,47622,4251.86%291.308412
Sultan Sumagkamunicipality17,46314,8633.45%62.962779
Talayanmunicipality34,15630,0322.75%143.8423715
Upimunicipality59,00453,5832.05%742.957923
Maguindanao Total1,342,1791,173,9332.86%9,968.31135508

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Maguindanao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,576,970,760.38.

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Annual regular income of Maguindanao (2009‑2016)
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,089,771,795.25
20101,101,922,444.731.11%
20111,196,449,968.268.58%
20121,162,252,311.81-2.86%
20131,108,823,367.53-4.60%
20141,245,333,221.5512.31%
20151,443,325,124.5715.90%
20161,576,970,760.389.26%

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  • 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 Maguindanao is 5 to 9, with 172,191 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,913 individuals.

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Population of Maguindanao by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 128,6662.44%
1 to 4137,25711.69%
5 to 9172,19114.67%
10 to 14155,81913.27%
15 to 19133,48911.37%
20 to 2499,0258.44%
25 to 2990,4897.71%
30 to 3477,0056.56%
35 to 3974,8666.38%
40 to 4461,7595.26%
45 to 4950,3594.29%
50 to 5434,1292.91%
55 to 5923,1181.97%
60 to 6414,5691.24%
65 to 699,4590.81%
70 to 745,6780.48%
75 to 793,1420.27%
80 and over2,9130.25%
Total1,173,933100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 74.97
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 3.22
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 78.19
  • Median Age: 18.48

Historical population

The population of Maguindanao grew from 89,871 in 1903 to 1,342,179 in 2020, an increase of 1,252,308 people over the course of 117 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 2.86%, or an increase of 168,246 people, from the previous population of 1,173,933 in 2015.

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Population of Maguindanao (1903‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
89,871
69,717-1.59%
126,5683.03%
224,3826.05%
339,6003.71%
415,1541.98%
411,022-0.20%
452,6751.95%
630,6743.37%
662,1800.92%
801,1024.17%
1,273,7156.60%
944,718-10.31%
1,173,9334.22%
1,342,1792.86%

The total number of registered voters or electorate in Maguindanao for the year 2019 was 766,497.

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on registered voters is from the Commission on Elections.
  3. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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