Manukan, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count22
Postal code7110
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDipolog Strait, Sulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)246.35 km2 (95.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,526
Density (2015)148 / km2 (384 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 31' North, 123° 6' East (8.5159, 123.0940)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.7 meters (35.1 feet)

Manukan is a coastal municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 246.35 square kilometers or 95.12 square miles which constitutes 3.37% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,526. This represented 3.61% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 1.01% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 148 inhabitants per square kilometer or 384 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Manukan has 22 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)
Dipane3.63%1,3251,2872.95%0.56%
Disakan4.62%1,6891,6512.30%0.43%
Don Jose Aguirre9.39%3,4293,2694.89%0.91%
East Poblacion8.28%3,0252,9203.60%0.67%
Gupot2.80%1,0229893.34%0.63%
Libuton3.72%1,3571,451-6.48%-1.27%
Linay4.08%1,4901,4711.29%0.24%
Lingatongan2.09%7657502.00%0.38%
Lupasang1.62%5915605.54%1.03%
Mate3.67%1,3391,2497.21%1.33%
Meses2.87%1,0499549.96%1.82%
Palaranan2.56%9348746.86%1.27%
Pangandao4.02%1,4671,3726.92%1.28%
Patagan3.23%1,1811,371-13.86%-2.80%
Poblacion11.53%4,2134,1012.73%0.51%
Punta Blanca5.73%2,0922,169-3.55%-0.69%
Saluyong3.79%1,3851,23012.60%2.29%
San Antonio6.36%2,3222,1537.85%1.45%
Serongan4.25%1,5521,4507.03%1.30%
Suisayan2.59%9471,068-11.33%-2.26%
Upper Disakan5.43%1,9851,9551.53%0.29%
Villaramos3.74%1,3671,2955.56%1.04%
Manukan Total36,52635,5892.63%0.50%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Manukan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 113,146,130.59.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200963,749,972.60
201067,448,901.195.80%
201172,441,132.987.40%
201271,010,527.58-1.97%
201378,959,721.1611.19%
201488,498,568.3912.08%
201577,510,037.92-12.42%
2016113,146,130.5945.98%

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 Manukan is 5 to 9, with 4,490 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 371 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1790
1 to 43,379
5 to 94,490
10 to 144,307
15 to 193,763
20 to 242,831
25 to 292,344
30 to 342,115
35 to 392,136
40 to 442,076
45 to 492,034
50 to 541,713
55 to 591,329
60 to 641,085
65 to 69777
70 to 74591
75 to 79371
80 and over395
Total36,526

Historical population

The population of Manukan grew from 19,886 in 1960 to 36,526 in 2015, an increase of 16,640 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.50%, or an increase of 937 people, from the previous population of 35,589 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,886
27,2863.14%
33,4444.17%
23,112-7.12%
28,5542.14%
29,6810.73%
31,8551.53%
33,1290.54%
35,5892.64%
36,5260.50%

Location

The municipal center of Manukan is situated at approximately 8° 31' North, 123° 6' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.7 meters or 35.1 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 Manukan are Dipolog, Dapitan, Oroquieta, Pagadian, Tangub, and Dumaguete. The nearest municipalities are Jose Dalman, President Manuel A. Roxas, Katipunan, Siayan, Polanco, and Sindangan. Its distance from the national capital is 710.41 kilometers (441.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 710.41 kilometers (441.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,526, ranked 696 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 95.12 square kilometers, ranked 395 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 148 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,095 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.50%, ranked 110 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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