Tabina, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count15
Postal code7034
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIllana Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)86.90 km2 (33.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,061
Density (2015)288 / km2 (747 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 28' North, 123° 25' East (7.4654, 123.4101)
Estimated elevation above sea level16.4 meters (53.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 86.90 square kilometers or 33.55 square miles which constitutes 1.93% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,061. This represented 2.48% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 0.69% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 288 inhabitants per square kilometer or 747 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tabina 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)
Abong‑abong8.52%2,1362,0991.76%0.33%
Baganian12.45%3,1212,9047.47%1.38%
Baya‑baya4.75%1,1901,07610.59%1.94%
Capisan2.97%744759-1.98%-0.38%
Concepcion4.73%1,1851,199-1.17%-0.22%
Culabay7.58%1,8991,7389.26%1.70%
Doña Josefina3.31%8298230.73%0.14%
Lumbia3.07%7697680.13%0.02%
Mabuhay7.49%1,8781,7566.95%1.29%
Malim11.25%2,8202,8010.68%0.13%
Manikaan3.94%9879771.02%0.19%
New Oroquieta2.87%718798-10.03%-1.99%
Poblacion21.52%5,3925,1095.54%1.03%
San Francisco2.87%72060119.80%3.50%
Tultolan2.69%673702-4.13%-0.80%
Tabina Total25,06124,1103.94%0.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tabina for the fiscal year of 2016 was 77,931,542.53.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,317,466.54
201043,954,962.586.38%
201149,814,319.8313.33%
201248,963,160.68-1.71%
201352,839,152.207.92%
201461,138,873.0915.71%
201570,636,476.7915.53%
201677,931,542.5310.33%

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 Tabina is 5 to 9, with 3,228 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 210 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1582
1 to 42,392
5 to 93,228
10 to 143,100
15 to 192,472
20 to 241,932
25 to 291,721
30 to 341,536
35 to 391,525
40 to 441,351
45 to 491,259
50 to 541,116
55 to 59927
60 to 64689
65 to 69492
70 to 74299
75 to 79230
80 and over210
Total25,061

Historical population

The population of Tabina grew from 11,364 in 1970 to 25,061 in 2015, an increase of 13,697 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.74%, or an increase of 951 people, from the previous population of 24,110 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,364
14,0994.42%
15,1901.50%
19,4222.49%
20,2100.75%
21,8821.72%
23,7981.16%
24,1100.48%
25,0610.74%

Location

The municipal center of Tabina is situated at approximately 7° 28' North, 123° 25' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.4 meters or 53.7 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 Tabina are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Cotabato City, Marawi, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Dimataling, Pitogo, Dinas, San Pablo, San Miguel, and Vincenzo A. Sagun. Its distance from the national capital is 831.64 kilometers (516.76 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 831.64 kilometers (516.76 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,061, ranked 1,017 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.55 square kilometers, ranked 1,045 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 288 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 657 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.74%, ranked 458 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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