Pitogo, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count15
Postal code7033
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)95.94 km2 (37.04 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,057
Density (2015)282 / km2 (730 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 27' North, 123° 19' East (7.4517, 123.3133)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.7 meters (25.1 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 95.94 square kilometers or 37.04 square miles which constitutes 2.13% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,057. This represented 2.68% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 282 inhabitants per square kilometer or 730 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pitogo has 15 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)
Balabawan4.31%1,1661,1580.69%0.13%
Balong‑balong5.05%1,3671,2995.23%0.98%
Colojo1.71%463496-6.65%-1.30%
Liasan3.43%927950-2.42%-0.47%
Liguac3.40%92080514.29%2.58%
Limbayan4.17%1,1291,0458.04%1.48%
Lower Paniki‑an4.64%1,2551,11612.46%2.26%
Matin‑ao2.70%7316896.10%1.13%
Panubigan12.53%3,3893,2873.10%0.58%
Poblacion28.96%7,8367,2577.98%1.47%
Punta Flecha8.54%2,3112,1597.04%1.30%
San Isidro2.89%7817543.58%0.67%
Sugbay Dos7.77%2,1031,9855.94%1.11%
Tongao3.92%1,0609996.11%1.13%
Upper Paniki‑an5.98%1,6191,5037.72%1.43%
Pitogo Total27,05725,5026.10%1.13%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pitogo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 79,079,109.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200944,707,686.80
201047,114,449.085.38%
201151,985,972.2910.34%
201251,860,223.96-0.24%
201355,833,202.367.66%
201463,858,055.4614.37%
201571,096,982.9011.34%
201679,079,109.0511.23%

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 Pitogo is 5 to 9, with 3,537 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 226 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1566
1 to 42,679
5 to 93,537
10 to 143,072
15 to 192,640
20 to 242,318
25 to 291,964
30 to 341,712
35 to 391,579
40 to 441,513
45 to 491,413
50 to 541,128
55 to 59991
60 to 64695
65 to 69458
70 to 74335
75 to 79231
80 and over226
Total27,057

Historical population

The population of Pitogo grew from 14,156 in 1980 to 27,057 in 2015, an increase of 12,901 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.13%, or an increase of 1,555 people, from the previous population of 25,502 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,156
18,3892.65%
19,8701.46%
21,0641.26%
25,2312.52%
25,5020.39%
27,0571.13%

Location

The municipal center of Pitogo is situated at approximately 7° 27' North, 123° 19' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.7 meters or 25.1 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 Pitogo are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Cotabato City, Marawi, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Dimataling, Tabina, Vincenzo A. Sagun, Dinas, Margosatubig, and San Miguel. Its distance from the national capital is 829.77 kilometers (515.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 829.77 kilometers (515.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,057, ranked 948 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 37.04 square kilometers, ranked 994 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 282 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 680 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.13%, ranked 1,530 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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