Mutia, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count16
Postal code7107
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)73.58 km2 (28.41 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,675
Density (2015)172 / km2 (446 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 25' North, 123° 29' East (8.4200, 123.4761)
Estimated elevation above sea level183.8 meters (602.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 73.58 square kilometers or 28.41 square miles which constitutes 1.01% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,675. This represented 1.25% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 0.35% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 172 inhabitants per square kilometer or 446 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mutia has 16 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)
Alvenda7.03%8918890.22%0.04%
Buenasuerte9.89%1,2541,2331.70%0.32%
Diland4.26%54041330.75%5.24%
Diolen3.99%5065050.20%0.04%
Head Tipan3.59%4554305.81%1.08%
New Casul2.75%34928622.03%3.86%
New Siquijor7.38%9368924.93%0.92%
Newland5.67%7197130.84%0.16%
Paso Rio3.09%39232022.50%3.94%
Poblacion14.86%1,8841,7269.15%1.68%
San Miguel4.50%57051011.76%2.14%
Santo Tomas13.51%1,7121,6652.82%0.53%
Tinglan4.89%6205954.20%0.79%
Totongon4.50%5715700.18%0.03%
Tubac4.47%5665591.25%0.24%
Unidos5.60%7106696.13%1.14%
Mutia Total12,67511,9755.85%1.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mutia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 52,982,102.81.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200930,558,127.77
201032,601,380.416.69%
201134,867,873.286.95%
201234,312,353.43-1.59%
201337,274,387.088.63%
201442,030,582.4412.76%
201547,687,769.5713.46%
201652,982,102.8111.10%

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 Mutia is 15 to 19, with 1,355 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 158 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1224
1 to 41,015
5 to 91,290
10 to 141,231
15 to 191,355
20 to 241,261
25 to 291,043
30 to 34865
35 to 39753
40 to 44665
45 to 49622
50 to 54606
55 to 59524
60 to 64409
65 to 69281
70 to 74201
75 to 79158
80 and over172
Total12,675

Historical population

The population of Mutia grew from 6,093 in 1970 to 12,675 in 2015, an increase of 6,582 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 700 people, from the previous population of 11,975 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,093
6,8952.51%
7,9762.95%
8,6250.79%
8,9150.62%
9,8062.06%
12,0782.92%
11,975-0.31%
12,6751.09%

Location

The municipal center of Mutia is situated at approximately 8° 25' North, 123° 29' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 183.8 meters or 602.8 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 Mutia are Dipolog, Dapitan, Oroquieta, Tangub, Ozamiz, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Piñan, La Libertad, Sergio Osmeña Sr., Concepcion, Rizal, and Sapang Dalaga. Its distance from the national capital is 734.85 kilometers (456.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 734.85 kilometers (456.62 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,675, ranked 1,403 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.41 square kilometers, ranked 1,139 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 172 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,013 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.09%, ranked 576 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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