Tigbao, Province of Zamboanga del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
Barangay count18
Postal code7043
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)120.69 km2 (46.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,979
Density (2015)174 / km2 (450 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 49' North, 123° 14' East (7.8211, 123.2266)
Estimated elevation above sea level325.2 meters (1,066.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 120.69 square kilometers or 46.60 square miles which constitutes 2.68% of Zamboanga del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,979. This represented 2.08% of the total population of Zamboanga del Sur province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 174 inhabitants per square kilometer or 450 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tigbao has 18 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)
Begong16.01%3,3593,1436.87%1.27%
Busol3.40%71459520.00%3.53%
Caluma2.61%5485411.29%0.25%
Diana Countryside3.69%77556636.93%6.17%
Guinlin3.71%77965818.39%3.27%
Lacarayan4.70%98589110.55%1.93%
Lacupayan3.78%7937732.59%0.49%
Libayoy3.49%73365711.57%2.11%
Limas4.40%9249180.65%0.12%
Longmot5.39%1,1311,0636.40%1.19%
Maragang8.35%1,7521,6456.50%1.21%
Mate4.87%1,0229646.02%1.12%
Nangan‑nangan3.26%6836416.55%1.22%
New Tuburan2.42%5074981.81%0.34%
Nilo7.77%1,6301,4889.54%1.75%
Tigbao13.70%2,8752,6518.45%1.56%
Timolan3.68%7727039.82%1.80%
Upper Nilo4.75%99790510.17%1.86%
Tigbao Total20,97919,3008.70%1.60%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tigbao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 69,045,717.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,720,576.89
201040,542,040.277.48%
201144,778,458.7510.45%
201243,369,584.36-3.15%
201348,108,235.2010.93%
201454,901,150.2414.12%
201562,737,379.0014.27%
201669,045,717.3610.06%

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 Tigbao is 5 to 9, with 2,746 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 164 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1443
1 to 42,263
5 to 92,746
10 to 142,570
15 to 192,174
20 to 241,755
25 to 291,402
30 to 341,211
35 to 391,211
40 to 441,101
45 to 491,049
50 to 54848
55 to 59718
60 to 64538
65 to 69360
70 to 74217
75 to 79209
80 and over164
Total20,979

Historical population

The population of Tigbao grew from 15,915 in 1995 to 20,979 in 2015, an increase of 5,064 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.60%, or an increase of 1,679 people, from the previous population of 19,300 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,915
16,9141.31%
18,5981.32%
19,3001.36%
20,9791.60%

Location

The municipal center of Tigbao is situated at approximately 7° 49' North, 123° 14' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 325.2 meters or 1,066.8 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 Tigbao are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Lakewood, Kumalarang, Guipos, Dumalinao, San Miguel, and Bayog. Its distance from the national capital is 787.95 kilometers (489.61 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 787.95 kilometers (489.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,979, ranked 1,161 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.60 square kilometers, ranked 829 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 174 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,003 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.60%, ranked 846 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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