Sindangan, Province of Zamboanga del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
Barangay count52
Postal code7112
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)451.00 km2 (174.13 sq mi)
Population (2015)99,435
Density (2015)220 / km2 (571 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 14' North, 122° 60' East (8.2343, 122.9993)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.9 meters (35.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 451.00 square kilometers or 174.13 square miles which constitutes 6.18% of Zamboanga del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 99,435. This represented 9.83% of the total population of Zamboanga del Norte province, or 2.74% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 220 inhabitants per square kilometer or 571 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sindangan has 52 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)
Bago2.79%2,7752,925-5.13%-1.00%
Balok1.32%1,3111,2237.20%1.33%
Bantayan2.37%2,3532,1708.43%1.55%
Bato1.44%1,4291,433-0.28%-0.05%
Benigno Aquino Jr.2.40%2,3822,2306.82%1.26%
Binuangan2.42%2,4032,2904.93%0.92%
Bitoon2.05%2,0432,0151.39%0.26%
Bucana1.58%1,5731,693-7.09%-1.39%
Calatunan2.44%2,4242,18111.14%2.03%
Caluan1.68%1,6671,6262.52%0.48%
Calubian1.83%1,8191,7195.82%1.08%
Dagohoy0.84%832957-13.06%-2.63%
Dapaon2.49%2,4802,500-0.80%-0.15%
Datagan0.87%867967-10.34%-2.06%
Datu Tangkilan2.40%2,3892,2615.66%1.05%
Dicoyong2.05%2,0382,067-1.40%-0.27%
Disud3.32%3,3023,1754.00%0.75%
Don Ricardo Macias2.51%2,4922,21012.76%2.31%
Doña Josefa1.93%1,9161,69513.04%2.36%
Dumalogdog2.06%2,0492,0221.34%0.25%
Fatima0.62%6135805.69%1.06%
Gampis1.89%1,8801,7716.15%1.14%
Goleo2.90%2,8812,45117.54%3.13%
Imelda1.23%1,2201,1595.26%0.98%
Inuman1.75%1,7451,6267.32%1.35%
Joaquin Macias1.38%1,3741,23711.08%2.02%
La Concepcion1.70%1,6881,5747.24%1.34%
La Roche San Miguel1.77%1,7641,6626.14%1.14%
Labakid1.95%1,9381,7858.57%1.58%
Lagag1.73%1,7251,54711.51%2.10%
Lapero0.99%98881121.82%3.83%
Lawis2.87%2,8492,37819.81%3.50%
Magsaysay1.45%1,4451,19221.22%3.73%
Mandih4.24%4,2173,9885.74%1.07%
Maras2.13%2,1152,0503.17%0.60%
Mawal1.10%1,0941,210-9.59%-1.90%
Misok1.01%1,00588513.56%2.45%
Motibot2.63%2,6142,642-1.06%-0.20%
Nato1.65%1,6381,6290.55%0.10%
Nipaan1.20%1,1911,1176.62%1.23%
Pangalalan1.78%1,7681,6189.27%1.70%
Piao2.59%2,5732,32310.76%1.97%
Poblacion3.29%3,2693,364-2.82%-0.54%
Santo Niño0.92%91578316.86%3.01%
Santo Rosario0.92%9168675.65%1.05%
Siare3.86%3,8343,6634.67%0.87%
Talinga1.41%1,4001,498-6.54%-1.28%
Tigbao2.17%2,1592,1450.65%0.12%
Tinaplan1.52%1,5101,28117.88%3.18%
Titik1.77%1,7591,30335.00%5.88%
Upper Inuman2.22%2,2101,81221.96%3.85%
Upper Nipaan0.60%594836-28.95%-6.30%
Sindangan Total99,43594,1465.62%1.05%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sindangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 224,268,068.42.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009123,997,492.99
2010130,493,107.965.24%
2011142,855,362.639.47%
2012140,892,207.98-1.37%
2013159,663,247.3113.32%
2014180,866,141.2013.28%
2015204,952,136.7713.32%
2016224,268,068.429.42%

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 Sindangan is 5 to 9, with 11,965 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 899 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,228
1 to 49,941
5 to 911,965
10 to 1411,415
15 to 1910,316
20 to 248,465
25 to 297,012
30 to 345,904
35 to 395,630
40 to 445,481
45 to 495,141
50 to 544,562
55 to 593,555
60 to 642,728
65 to 691,795
70 to 741,452
75 to 79946
80 and over899
Total99,435

Historical population

The population of Sindangan grew from 37,105 in 1960 to 99,435 in 2015, an increase of 62,330 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.05%, or an increase of 5,289 people, from the previous population of 94,146 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,105
43,3491.53%
53,6494.37%
66,1774.29%
66,6920.08%
72,0981.47%
80,1332.29%
87,7201.26%
94,1462.61%
99,4351.05%

Location

The municipal center of Sindangan is situated at approximately 8° 14' North, 122° 60' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.9 meters or 35.9 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 Sindangan are Dipolog, Dapitan, Pagadian, Tangub, Oroquieta, and Ozamiz. The nearest municipalities are Leon B. Postigo, Siayan, Jose Dalman, Salug, Godod, and Manukan. Its distance from the national capital is 736.82 kilometers (457.84 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 736.82 kilometers (457.84 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 99,435, ranked 192 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 174.13 square kilometers, ranked 175 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 220 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 900 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.05%, ranked 291 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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