Malangas, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count25
Postal code7038
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesMoro Gulf [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)235.53 km2 (90.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,380
Density (2015)142 / km2 (367 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 38' North, 123° 2' East (7.6292, 123.0305)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.7 meters (74.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 235.53 square kilometers or 90.94 square miles which constitutes 6.53% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,380. This represented 5.27% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 0.92% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 142 inhabitants per square kilometer or 367 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malangas has 25 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)
Bacao2.46%8217973.01%0.57%
Basak‑bawang2.26%7556948.79%1.62%
Bontong1.62%5425223.83%0.72%
Camanga3.82%1,2741,2016.08%1.13%
Candiis4.54%1,5171,4881.95%0.37%
Catituan3.35%1,1171,0555.88%1.09%
Dansulao4.21%1,4051,3762.11%0.40%
Del Pilar2.00%6696148.96%1.65%
Guilawa5.18%1,7301,5749.91%1.82%
Kigay6.12%2,0421,66023.01%4.02%
La Dicha9.36%3,1232,9884.52%0.84%
Lipacan4.05%1,3521,05228.52%4.89%
Logpond1.48%494587-15.84%-3.23%
Mabini3.90%1,3031,11317.07%3.05%
Malungon2.24%74853938.78%6.44%
Mulom1.58%5295025.38%1.00%
Overland2.08%6936644.37%0.82%
Palalian1.38%4604463.14%0.59%
Payag1.91%639714-10.50%-2.09%
Poblacion24.66%8,2338,1930.49%0.09%
Rebocon1.55%51746710.71%1.96%
San Vicente2.68%89679712.42%2.25%
Sinusayan2.31%77165417.89%3.18%
Tackling2.53%84469920.74%3.65%
Tigabon2.71%9068476.97%1.29%
Malangas Total33,38031,2436.84%1.27%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malangas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 99,546,132.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200956,127,271.09
201059,178,985.135.44%
201163,693,125.657.63%
201261,934,748.58-2.76%
201369,148,879.7611.65%
201479,124,052.2514.43%
201590,431,506.0814.29%
201699,546,132.9910.08%

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 Malangas is 5 to 9, with 3,981 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 272 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1729
1 to 43,252
5 to 93,981
10 to 143,824
15 to 193,239
20 to 242,902
25 to 292,474
30 to 342,067
35 to 391,962
40 to 441,869
45 to 491,667
50 to 541,556
55 to 591,237
60 to 64978
65 to 69621
70 to 74429
75 to 79272
80 and over321
Total33,380

Historical population

The population of Malangas grew from 24,733 in 1960 to 33,380 in 2015, an increase of 8,647 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.27%, or an increase of 2,137 people, from the previous population of 31,243 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,733
31,3942.36%
29,305-1.37%
20,190-7.18%
28,9573.67%
28,916-0.03%
29,7700.63%
29,8340.03%
31,2431.69%
33,3801.27%

Location

The municipal center of Malangas is situated at approximately 7° 38' North, 123° 2' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.7 meters or 74.4 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 Malangas are Pagadian, Tangub, Ozamiz, Dipolog, Dapitan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Diplahan, Imelda, Buug, Margosatubig, Alicia, and Lapuyan. Its distance from the national capital is 801.93 kilometers (498.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 801.93 kilometers (498.30 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,380, ranked 763 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 90.94 square kilometers, ranked 426 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 142 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,113 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.27%, ranked 1,471 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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