Midsalip, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count33
Postal code7021
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)161.56 km2 (62.38 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,075
Density (2015)199 / km2 (514 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 2' North, 123° 19' East (8.0306, 123.3158)
Estimated elevation above sea level308.8 meters (1,013.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 161.56 square kilometers or 62.38 square miles which constitutes 3.59% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,075. This represented 3.17% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 0.88% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 199 inhabitants per square kilometer or 514 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Midsalip has 33 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)
Bacahan2.86%9161,043-12.18%-2.44%
Balonai4.70%1,5091,36910.23%1.87%
Bibilop3.88%1,2431,1795.43%1.01%
Buloron6.21%1,9931,996-0.15%-0.03%
Cabaloran3.74%1,1991,234-2.84%-0.55%
Canipay Norte3.28%1,0539787.67%1.42%
Canipay Sur2.53%810894-9.40%-1.86%
Cumaron3.68%1,17997820.55%3.62%
Dakayakan0.93%299348-14.08%-2.85%
Duelic3.60%1,1541,01513.69%2.47%
Dumalinao2.01%644664-3.01%-0.58%
Ecuan1.36%4364057.65%1.41%
Golictop2.54%815994-18.01%-3.71%
Guinabot2.09%67152827.08%4.67%
Guitalos1.51%485634-23.50%-4.97%
Guma2.44%783839-6.67%-1.31%
Kahayagan0.90%290310-6.45%-1.26%
Licuro‑an1.48%474729-34.98%-7.87%
Lumpunid4.71%1,5101,4672.93%0.55%
Matalang4.26%1,3671,06828.00%4.81%
New Katipunan2.58%826973-15.11%-3.07%
New Unidos1.17%374519-27.94%-6.05%
Palili3.45%1,10589723.19%4.05%
Pawan1.92%615638-3.61%-0.70%
Pili1.88%602657-8.37%-1.65%
Pisompongan3.17%1,01881524.91%4.33%
Piwan1.66%53145815.94%2.86%
Poblacion A5.47%1,7551,6784.59%0.86%
Poblacion B7.33%2,3512,2245.71%1.06%
Sigapod4.97%1,5951,4996.40%1.19%
Timbaboy3.50%1,1221,1160.54%0.10%
Tulbong1.46%467563-17.05%-3.50%
Tuluan2.76%88475816.62%2.97%
Midsalip Total32,07531,4671.93%0.37%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Midsalip for the fiscal year of 2016 was 93,548,534.52.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,050,675.73
201054,209,947.146.19%
201158,462,953.157.85%
201257,911,192.00-0.94%
201364,530,819.2511.43%
201475,161,629.0616.47%
201584,325,299.2612.19%
201693,548,534.5210.94%

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 Midsalip is 5 to 9, with 4,279 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 200 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1736
1 to 43,463
5 to 94,279
10 to 144,153
15 to 193,482
20 to 242,828
25 to 292,101
30 to 341,845
35 to 391,808
40 to 441,734
45 to 491,465
50 to 541,191
55 to 59979
60 to 64689
65 to 69498
70 to 74354
75 to 79270
80 and over200
Total32,075

Historical population

The population of Midsalip grew from 17,397 in 1970 to 32,075 in 2015, an increase of 14,678 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.36%, or an increase of 608 people, from the previous population of 31,467 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,397
20,9273.78%
24,6243.31%
22,891-0.73%
25,2581.86%
28,9092.94%
30,7720.87%
31,4670.82%
32,0750.36%

Location

The municipal center of Midsalip is situated at approximately 8° 2' North, 123° 19' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 308.8 meters or 1,013.0 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 Midsalip are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Sominot, Dumingag, Mahayag, Ramon Magsaysay, Molave, and Dumalinao. Its distance from the national capital is 769.11 kilometers (477.90 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 769.11 kilometers (477.90 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,075, ranked 807 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 62.38 square kilometers, ranked 647 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 199 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 917 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.37%, ranked 776 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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