Margosatubig, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count17
Postal code7035
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)111.69 km2 (43.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,873
Density (2015)339 / km2 (878 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 35' North, 123° 10' East (7.5753, 123.1657)
Estimated elevation above sea level26.5 meters (86.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 111.69 square kilometers or 43.12 square miles which constitutes 2.48% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,873. This represented 3.75% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 1.04% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 339 inhabitants per square kilometer or 878 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Margosatubig 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)
Balintawak2.19%83170517.87%3.18%
Bularong2.74%1,0391,0350.39%0.07%
Digon3.66%1,3881,26010.16%1.86%
Guinimanan2.36%89278513.63%2.46%
Igat Island5.09%1,9271,7857.96%1.47%
Josefina3.52%1,3321,12818.09%3.22%
Kalian7.22%2,7342,7001.26%0.24%
Kolot1.28%484518-6.56%-1.28%
Limabatong4.12%1,5591,4894.70%0.88%
Limamawan2.21%8381,175-28.68%-6.23%
Lumbog6.14%2,3272,10510.55%1.93%
Magahis1.80%6836387.05%1.31%
Poblacion39.56%14,98114,0246.82%1.26%
Sagua1.85%701760-7.76%-1.53%
Talanusa3.32%1,25797828.53%4.89%
Tiguian6.75%2,5552,3916.86%1.27%
Tulapoc6.19%2,3452,12010.61%1.94%
Margosatubig Total37,87335,5966.40%1.19%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Margosatubig for the fiscal year of 2016 was 94,987,102.09.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200955,582,930.15
201059,251,448.886.60%
201166,552,344.5212.32%
201266,419,925.84-0.20%
201365,573,271.75-1.27%
201478,743,134.7620.08%
201588,458,874.4512.34%
201694,987,102.097.38%

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 Margosatubig is 5 to 9, with 4,536 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 318 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1787
1 to 43,582
5 to 94,536
10 to 144,172
15 to 193,662
20 to 243,314
25 to 292,678
30 to 342,350
35 to 392,284
40 to 442,147
45 to 492,018
50 to 541,679
55 to 591,417
60 to 641,267
65 to 69807
70 to 74517
75 to 79318
80 and over338
Total37,873

Historical population

The population of Margosatubig grew from 25,052 in 1960 to 37,873 in 2015, an increase of 12,821 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 2,277 people, from the previous population of 35,596 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
25,052
34,4133.15%
32,309-1.26%
37,7813.18%
28,747-2.70%
29,5970.55%
34,4613.32%
34,9390.19%
35,5960.68%
37,8731.19%

Location

The municipal center of Margosatubig is situated at approximately 7° 35' North, 123° 10' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.5 meters or 86.8 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 Margosatubig are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Vincenzo A. Sagun, Lapuyan, San Miguel, Malangas, Kumalarang, and Dinas. Its distance from the national capital is 811.88 kilometers (504.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 811.88 kilometers (504.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,873, ranked 667 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.12 square kilometers, ranked 897 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 339 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 545 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.19%, ranked 547 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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