Dumingag, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count44
Postal code7028
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)297.75 km2 (114.96 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,485
Density (2015)159 / km2 (413 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 9' North, 123° 21' East (8.1555, 123.3452)
Estimated elevation above sea level61.0 meters (200.1 feet)

Dumingag is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Zamboanga del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 297.75 square kilometers or 114.96 square miles which constitutes 6.62% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,485. This represented 4.70% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 1.31% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 159 inhabitants per square kilometer or 413 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dumingag has 44 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)
Bagong Kauswagan0.71%336372-9.68%-1.92%
Bagong Silang0.78%369398-7.29%-1.43%
Bag‑ong Valencia1.60%758977-22.42%-4.72%
Bucayan1.26%599647-7.42%-1.46%
Calumanggi1.26%6005754.35%0.81%
Canibongan1.23%5855732.09%0.40%
Caridad3.83%1,8191,54717.58%3.13%
Danlugan1.69%8027447.80%1.44%
Dapiwak2.40%1,1401,00113.89%2.51%
Datu Totocan2.10%9971,015-1.77%-0.34%
Dilud2.07%9829167.21%1.33%
Ditulan2.33%1,1061,0544.93%0.92%
Dulian1.20%5725415.73%1.07%
Dulop5.38%2,5552,753-7.19%-1.41%
Guintananan1.48%7047030.14%0.03%
Guitran3.10%1,4721,31711.77%2.14%
Gumpingan0.84%39830430.92%5.26%
La Fortuna1.55%7376867.43%1.37%
Labangon2.80%1,3301,2228.84%1.63%
Libertad2.55%1,2121,218-0.49%-0.09%
Licabang2.39%1,1361,02410.94%2.00%
Lipawan1.44%68259913.86%2.50%
Lower Landing4.67%2,2182,0985.72%1.06%
Lower Timonan3.33%1,5791,5243.61%0.68%
Macasing1.21%5765524.35%0.81%
Mahayahay2.60%1,2361,1854.30%0.81%
Malagalad0.87%412538-23.42%-4.95%
Manlabay2.43%1,1521,321-12.79%-2.57%
Maralag3.99%1,8951,8064.93%0.92%
Marangan2.51%1,1901,07011.21%2.04%
New Basak2.52%1,1981,1494.26%0.80%
Saad1.99%94480716.98%3.03%
Salvador3.21%1,5232,233-31.80%-7.03%
San Juan0.58%27524014.58%2.63%
San Pablo4.72%2,2391,59840.11%6.63%
San Pedro8.93%4,2414,1472.27%0.43%
San Vicente0.81%383467-17.99%-3.71%
Senote1.56%742791-6.19%-1.21%
Sinonok1.54%729786-7.25%-1.42%
Sunop0.94%446798-44.11%-10.49%
Tagun0.90%42534124.63%4.28%
Tamurayan0.71%335395-15.19%-3.09%
Upper Landing3.37%1,6021,32221.18%3.73%
Upper Timonan2.64%1,2541,1469.42%1.73%
Dumingag Total47,48546,5002.12%0.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dumingag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 140,739,070.66.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200984,996,359.60
201085,934,247.941.10%
201193,319,372.458.59%
201290,279,580.75-3.26%
201399,302,350.599.99%
2014110,354,131.1811.13%
2015126,275,437.7914.43%
2016140,739,070.6611.45%

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 Dumingag is 5 to 9, with 6,099 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 374 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,115
1 to 44,939
5 to 96,099
10 to 145,609
15 to 195,301
20 to 244,454
25 to 293,255
30 to 342,714
35 to 392,547
40 to 442,423
45 to 492,257
50 to 541,981
55 to 591,560
60 to 641,140
65 to 69800
70 to 74537
75 to 79380
80 and over374
Total47,485

Historical population

The population of Dumingag grew from 23,713 in 1960 to 47,485 in 2015, an increase of 23,772 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.40%, or an increase of 985 people, from the previous population of 46,500 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,713
27,5031.46%
29,5211.43%
30,4650.63%
33,5140.96%
38,1552.46%
42,2032.19%
46,0391.21%
46,5000.36%
47,4850.40%

Location

The municipal center of Dumingag is situated at approximately 8° 9' North, 123° 21' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 61.0 meters or 200.1 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 Dumingag are Pagadian, Tangub, Dipolog, Ozamiz, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Mahayag, Sominot, Midsalip, Molave, Ramon Magsaysay, and Josefina. Its distance from the national capital is 757.16 kilometers (470.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 757.16 kilometers (470.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,485, ranked 499 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 114.96 square kilometers, ranked 300 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 159 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,058 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.40%, ranked 438 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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