Kumalarang, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count18
Postal code7013
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)151.49 km2 (58.49 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,469
Density (2015)188 / km2 (487 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 45' North, 123° 9' East (7.7476, 123.1459)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.2 meters (20.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 151.49 square kilometers or 58.49 square miles which constitutes 3.37% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,469. This represented 2.82% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 0.78% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 188 inhabitants per square kilometer or 487 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kumalarang has 18 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)
Bogayo4.71%1,3411,376-2.54%-0.49%
Bolisong2.29%6516382.04%0.38%
Boyugan East4.45%1,2681,1619.22%1.69%
Boyugan West6.32%1,7991,6717.66%1.42%
Bualan3.24%9238686.34%1.18%
Diplo12.43%3,5403,3984.18%0.78%
Gawil5.89%1,6761,5309.54%1.75%
Gusom2.83%805854-5.74%-1.12%
Kitaan Dagat1.31%372642-42.06%-9.87%
Lantawan1.24%354365-3.01%-0.58%
Limamawan1.07%304433-29.79%-6.51%
Mahayahay2.73%776781-0.64%-0.12%
Pangi2.52%7186776.06%1.13%
Picanan13.65%3,8863,34716.10%2.88%
Poblacion24.89%7,0867,0490.52%0.10%
Salagmanok2.82%8031,022-21.43%-4.49%
Secade4.37%1,2441,09713.40%2.42%
Suminalum3.24%9231,301-29.05%-6.33%
Kumalarang Total28,46928,2100.92%0.17%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kumalarang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 90,264,185.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200949,873,895.95
201053,925,846.008.12%
201157,570,427.706.76%
201256,115,712.25-2.53%
201366,145,732.7217.87%
201472,029,558.078.90%
201583,422,996.0015.82%
201690,264,185.308.20%

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 Kumalarang is 5 to 9, with 3,443 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 177 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1643
1 to 42,980
5 to 93,443
10 to 143,384
15 to 193,062
20 to 242,715
25 to 292,190
30 to 341,763
35 to 391,592
40 to 441,518
45 to 491,392
50 to 541,173
55 to 59890
60 to 64633
65 to 69422
70 to 74295
75 to 79197
80 and over177
Total28,469

Historical population

The population of Kumalarang grew from 6,366 in 1960 to 28,469 in 2015, an increase of 22,103 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.17%, or an increase of 259 people, from the previous population of 28,210 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,366
19,01111.30%
24,0934.87%
16,839-6.91%
20,9282.20%
24,4462.95%
24,9260.42%
27,2801.25%
28,2101.23%
28,4690.17%

Location

The municipal center of Kumalarang is situated at approximately 7° 45' North, 123° 9' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.2 meters or 20.2 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 Kumalarang are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Buug, Lakewood, Tigbao, Lapuyan, Bayog, and San Miguel. Its distance from the national capital is 793.02 kilometers (492.76 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 793.02 kilometers (492.76 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,469, ranked 902 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 58.49 square kilometers, ranked 687 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 188 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 958 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.17%, ranked 1,004 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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