Olutanga, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count19
Postal code7041
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuguey Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Olutanga
Area (2007)113.30 km2 (43.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)33,671
Density (2015)297 / km2 (770 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 19' North, 122° 51' East (7.3084, 122.8451)
Estimated elevation above sea level18.4 meters (60.5 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 113.30 square kilometers or 43.75 square miles which constitutes 3.14% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 33,671. This represented 5.32% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 0.93% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 297 inhabitants per square kilometer or 770 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Olutanga has 19 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)
Bateria3.45%1,16190228.71%4.92%
Calais6.82%2,2951,74031.90%5.41%
Esperanza3.23%1,08992118.24%3.24%
Fama4.82%1,6221,20035.17%5.91%
Galas6.43%2,1661,42252.32%8.34%
Gandaan3.82%1,2851,05621.69%3.81%
Kahayagan3.30%1,11080138.58%6.41%
Looc Sapi3.29%1,10893518.50%3.29%
Matim2.44%8228210.12%0.02%
Noque2.71%91180313.45%2.43%
Pulo Laum3.62%1,2181,2021.33%0.25%
Pulo Mabao8.66%2,9162,20532.24%5.47%
San Isidro2.43%81869018.55%3.29%
San Jose3.58%1,2051,03416.54%2.96%
Santa Maria4.03%1,35690549.83%8.00%
Solar22.06%7,4298,106-8.35%-1.65%
Tambanan6.63%2,2331,80024.06%4.19%
Villacorte5.24%1,7651,27538.43%6.39%
Villagonzalo3.45%1,16289929.25%5.01%
Olutanga Total33,67128,71717.25%3.08%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Olutanga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,045,850.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,594,011.88
201050,353,554.895.80%
201155,138,384.359.50%
201262,087,529.2312.60%
201359,424,607.70-4.29%
201466,004,411.0411.07%
201575,985,739.7315.12%
201683,045,850.829.29%

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 Olutanga is 10 to 14, with 4,042 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 167 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1789
1 to 43,389
5 to 93,999
10 to 144,042
15 to 193,854
20 to 243,301
25 to 292,933
30 to 342,349
35 to 391,967
40 to 441,605
45 to 491,462
50 to 541,252
55 to 59934
60 to 64621
65 to 69500
70 to 74308
75 to 79199
80 and over167
Total33,671

Historical population

The population of Olutanga grew from 16,926 in 1960 to 33,671 in 2015, an increase of 16,745 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.08%, or an increase of 4,954 people, from the previous population of 28,717 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,926
16,9910.04%
15,623-1.67%
14,539-1.43%
16,3781.20%
17,0690.78%
22,6246.23%
27,5212.74%
28,7171.56%
33,6713.08%

Location

The municipal center of Olutanga is situated at approximately 7° 19' North, 122° 51' East, in the island of Olutanga. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.4 meters or 60.5 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 Olutanga are Pagadian, Zamboanga City, Lamitan, Isabela City, Tangub, and Ozamiz. The nearest municipalities are Mabuhay, Talusan, Alicia, Payao, Imelda, and Malangas. Its distance from the national capital is 830.89 kilometers (516.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 830.89 kilometers (516.29 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 33,671, ranked 753 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.75 square kilometers, ranked 881 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 297 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 626 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.08%, ranked 186 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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