Kabasalan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count29
Postal code7005
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuguey Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)289.20 km2 (111.66 sq mi)
Population (2015)44,336
Density (2015)153 / km2 (397 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 48' North, 122° 46' East (7.7974, 122.7619)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.2 meters (20.4 feet)

Kabasalan is a coastal municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay.

The municipality has a land area of 289.20 square kilometers or 111.66 square miles which constitutes 8.02% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 44,336. This represented 7.00% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 1.22% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 153 inhabitants per square kilometer or 397 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kabasalan has 29 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)
Banker2.83%1,2561,565-19.74%-4.10%
Bolo Batallion3.63%1,6091,30623.20%4.05%
Buayan5.44%2,4122,08415.74%2.82%
Cainglet5.57%2,4682,4610.28%0.05%
Calapan2.25%99985416.98%3.03%
Calubihan4.74%2,1012,0582.09%0.39%
Concepcion7.28%3,2282,70719.25%3.41%
Diampak2.01%8938524.81%0.90%
Dipala1.83%8137972.01%0.38%
Gacbusan2.16%95684613.00%2.35%
Goodyear5.26%2,3322,2374.25%0.80%
Lacnapan2.36%1,0481,056-0.76%-0.14%
Little Baguio1.57%6956477.42%1.37%
Lumbayao6.25%2,7732,902-4.45%-0.86%
Nazareth4.79%2,1231,90811.27%2.05%
Palinta3.79%1,6811,18441.98%6.90%
Peñaranda2.86%1,2701,2015.75%1.07%
Poblacion3.63%1,6081,660-3.13%-0.60%
Riverside5.27%2,3362,655-12.02%-2.41%
Sanghanan3.85%1,7071,54610.41%1.90%
Santa Cruz3.14%1,3911,468-5.25%-1.02%
Sayao0.85%379489-22.49%-4.74%
Shiolan1.03%45541310.17%1.86%
Simbol3.51%1,5561,4219.50%1.74%
Sininan2.54%1,1281,1052.08%0.39%
Tamin0.95%42233824.85%4.32%
Tampilisan2.49%1,10586427.89%4.80%
Tigbangagan3.29%1,4581,16824.83%4.31%
Timuay Danda4.81%2,1341,62931.00%5.28%
Kabasalan Total44,33641,4217.04%1.30%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kabasalan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 142,016,889.09.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200981,645,561.84
201085,669,095.894.93%
201192,145,980.357.56%
201290,658,399.84-1.61%
2013100,808,465.1111.20%
2014117,806,226.6016.86%
2015131,592,629.0811.70%
2016142,016,889.097.92%

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 Kabasalan is 5 to 9, with 5,496 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 310 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,039
1 to 44,454
5 to 95,496
10 to 145,254
15 to 194,478
20 to 244,070
25 to 293,134
30 to 342,715
35 to 392,536
40 to 442,351
45 to 492,291
50 to 541,910
55 to 591,507
60 to 641,157
65 to 69788
70 to 74500
75 to 79346
80 and over310
Total44,336

Historical population

The population of Kabasalan grew from 19,920 in 1960 to 44,336 in 2015, an increase of 24,416 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.30%, or an increase of 2,915 people, from the previous population of 41,421 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,920
15,304-2.55%
19,1754.63%
24,6585.16%
32,3232.74%
34,4831.22%
37,6191.88%
40,1690.91%
41,4211.12%
44,3361.30%

Location

The municipal center of Kabasalan is situated at approximately 7° 48' North, 122° 46' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.2 meters or 20.4 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 Kabasalan are Pagadian, Dipolog, Tangub, Dapitan, Zamboanga City, and Ozamiz. The nearest municipalities are Naga, Siay, Ipil, Tampilisan, Titay, and Payao. Its distance from the national capital is 776.21 kilometers (482.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 776.21 kilometers (482.31 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 44,336, ranked 538 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 111.66 square kilometers, ranked 314 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 153 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,075 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.30%, ranked 700 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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