Tambulig, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count31
Postal code7025
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)130.65 km2 (50.44 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,160
Density (2015)277 / km2 (717 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 4' North, 123° 32' East (8.0681, 123.5352)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.2 meters (72.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 130.65 square kilometers or 50.44 square miles which constitutes 2.90% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,160. This represented 3.58% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 277 inhabitants per square kilometer or 717 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tambulig has 31 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)
Alang‑alang3.50%1,26680357.66%9.05%
Angeles2.08%753955-21.15%-4.42%
Bag‑ong Kauswagan1.86%672807-16.73%-3.43%
Bag‑ong Tabogon1.24%449475-5.47%-1.07%
Balugo3.81%1,3781,2797.74%1.43%
Cabgan5.21%1,8841,987-5.18%-1.01%
Calolot4.49%1,6241,5345.87%1.09%
Dimalinao1.11%403505-20.20%-4.20%
Fabian3.71%1,3411,14617.02%3.04%
Gabunon5.19%1,8751,60017.19%3.07%
Happy Valley6.56%2,3722,3371.50%0.28%
Kapalaran2.75%99683119.86%3.51%
Libato1.97%7126755.48%1.02%
Limamawan1.96%710728-2.47%-0.48%
Lower Liasan1.12%406419-3.10%-0.60%
Lower Lodiong5.09%1,8411,7197.10%1.31%
Lower Tiparak5.00%1,8071,26842.51%6.98%
Lower Usogan2.25%814986-17.44%-3.58%
Maya‑maya0.92%331359-7.80%-1.53%
New Village5.31%1,9201,53924.76%4.30%
Pelocoban1.67%603687-12.23%-2.45%
Riverside5.09%1,8391,7505.09%0.95%
Sagrada Familia2.48%89672523.59%4.11%
San Jose1.77%6416065.78%1.07%
San Vicente1.81%65456815.14%2.72%
Sumalig7.65%2,7673,109-11.00%-2.19%
Tuluan2.65%9571,220-21.56%-4.52%
Tungawan5.06%1,8281,8011.50%0.28%
Upper Liason1.09%395401-1.50%-0.29%
Upper Lodiong0.93%335416-19.47%-4.04%
Upper Tiparak4.68%1,6911,6482.61%0.49%
Tambulig Total36,16034,8833.66%0.69%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tambulig for the fiscal year of 2016 was 99,512,191.87.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,650,568.94
201056,141,253.206.63%
201162,411,271.1811.17%
201260,663,236.75-2.80%
201366,645,055.609.86%
201476,343,772.6014.55%
201587,216,004.5014.24%
201699,512,191.8714.10%

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 Tambulig is 5 to 9, with 4,153 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 245 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1824
1 to 43,393
5 to 94,153
10 to 143,912
15 to 193,966
20 to 243,533
25 to 292,886
30 to 342,211
35 to 392,148
40 to 442,025
45 to 491,795
50 to 541,555
55 to 591,214
60 to 64918
65 to 69661
70 to 74445
75 to 79276
80 and over245
Total36,160

Historical population

The population of Tambulig grew from 18,165 in 1960 to 36,160 in 2015, an increase of 17,995 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 1,277 people, from the previous population of 34,883 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,165
19,1400.51%
22,0412.87%
17,740-4.25%
27,7964.59%
29,1470.89%
31,3991.61%
34,2421.20%
34,8830.68%
36,1600.69%

Location

The municipal center of Tambulig is situated at approximately 8° 4' North, 123° 32' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.2 meters or 72.8 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 Tambulig are Tangub, Pagadian, Ozamiz, Oroquieta, Dipolog, and Dapitan. The nearest municipalities are Molave, Bonifacio, Ramon Magsaysay, Mahayag, Aurora, and Josefina. Its distance from the national capital is 773.49 kilometers (480.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 773.49 kilometers (480.63 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,160, ranked 700 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.44 square kilometers, ranked 776 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 277 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 692 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.69%, ranked 1,105 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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