Guipos, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count17
Postal code7042
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)90.53 km2 (34.95 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,729
Density (2015)229 / km2 (593 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 44' North, 123° 19' East (7.7317, 123.3210)
Estimated elevation above sea level151.5 meters (496.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 90.53 square kilometers or 34.95 square miles which constitutes 2.01% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,729. This represented 2.05% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 229 inhabitants per square kilometer or 593 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Guipos has 17 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 Oroquieta7.87%1,6321,5823.16%0.59%
Baguitan6.08%1,2601,2530.56%0.11%
Balongating9.96%2,0652,0052.99%0.56%
Canunan9.89%2,0501,8908.47%1.56%
Dacsol1.85%383509-24.75%-5.27%
Dagohoy3.41%706708-0.28%-0.05%
Dalapang4.30%89179711.79%2.15%
Datagan3.15%652706-7.65%-1.50%
Guling8.28%1,7171,6911.54%0.29%
Katipunan5.32%1,1021,0326.78%1.26%
Lintum2.44%506514-1.56%-0.30%
Litan2.48%51545513.19%2.39%
Magting1.82%37728532.28%5.47%
Poblacion24.06%4,9884,5509.63%1.77%
Regla4.22%8748176.98%1.29%
Sikatuna1.65%341342-0.29%-0.06%
Singclot3.23%6706355.51%1.03%
Guipos Total20,72919,7714.85%0.90%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Guipos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 56,261,186.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,050,759.53
201041,726,402.209.66%
201146,737,640.1912.01%
201244,214,122.54-5.40%
201348,903,117.2410.61%
201456,673,751.6415.89%
201566,544,181.3517.42%
201656,261,186.46-15.45%

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 Guipos is 5 to 9, with 2,339 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 163 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1409
1 to 41,918
5 to 92,339
10 to 142,301
15 to 192,120
20 to 241,933
25 to 291,544
30 to 341,271
35 to 391,306
40 to 441,188
45 to 491,031
50 to 54932
55 to 59802
60 to 64608
65 to 69398
70 to 74273
75 to 79193
80 and over163
Total20,729

Historical population

The population of Guipos grew from 16,399 in 1995 to 20,729 in 2015, an increase of 4,330 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.90%, or an increase of 958 people, from the previous population of 19,771 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,399
18,1722.23%
19,6161.06%
19,7710.29%
20,7290.90%

Location

The municipal center of Guipos is situated at approximately 7° 44' North, 123° 19' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 151.5 meters or 496.9 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 Guipos are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Oroquieta, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are Dumalinao, San Miguel, Dinas, Tigbao, San Pablo, and Lapuyan. Its distance from the national capital is 800.59 kilometers (497.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 800.59 kilometers (497.46 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,729, ranked 1,171 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.95 square kilometers, ranked 1,030 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 229 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 826 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.90%, ranked 887 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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