Tungawan, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Barangay count25
Postal code7018
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuguey Bay [Moro Gulf, Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)473.28 km2 (182.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)42,030
Density (2015)89 / km2 (230 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 36' North, 122° 26' East (7.6014, 122.4260)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.1 meters (46.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 473.28 square kilometers or 182.73 square miles which constitutes 13.12% of Zamboanga Sibugay's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 42,030. This represented 6.64% of the total population of Zamboanga Sibugay province, or 1.16% of the overall population of the Zamboanga Peninsula region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 89 inhabitants per square kilometer or 230 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tungawan 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)
Baluran4.82%2,0271,60526.29%4.54%
Batungan3.72%1,5651,39112.51%2.27%
Cayamcam4.99%2,0971,74819.97%3.53%
Datu Tumanggong3.21%1,3511,484-8.96%-1.77%
Gaycon2.80%1,17867674.26%11.15%
Langon4.84%2,0341,8698.83%1.62%
Libertad12.40%5,2134,9625.06%0.94%
Linguisan2.59%1,08895114.41%2.60%
Little Margos0.97%409417-1.92%-0.37%
Loboc3.65%1,5331,837-16.55%-3.39%
Looc‑labuan3.26%1,37092148.75%7.85%
Lower Tungawan5.09%2,1411,89912.74%2.31%
Malungon4.38%1,8411,62913.01%2.36%
Masao2.42%1,0171,050-3.14%-0.61%
San Isidro4.81%2,0232,137-5.33%-1.04%
San Pedro6.38%2,6822,752-2.54%-0.49%
San Vicente2.60%1,09493317.26%3.08%
Santo Niño3.42%1,4361,03239.15%6.49%
Sisay4.55%1,9132,530-24.39%-5.18%
Taglibas2.33%98080721.44%3.77%
Tigbanuang3.83%1,6111,696-5.01%-0.97%
Tigbucay2.68%1,1251,0932.93%0.55%
Tigpalay5.02%2,1122,606-18.96%-3.92%
Timbabauan2.32%9761,169-16.51%-3.38%
Upper Tungawan2.89%1,2141,358-10.60%-2.11%
Tungawan Total42,03040,5523.64%0.68%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tungawan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 144,121,238.02.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200985,077,806.38
201086,888,381.722.13%
201194,608,793.318.89%
201291,474,918.45-3.31%
2013103,516,113.9513.16%
2014115,300,699.4611.38%
2015131,553,797.5314.10%
2016144,121,238.029.55%

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 Tungawan is 5 to 9, with 5,365 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 244 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,078
1 to 44,510
5 to 95,365
10 to 145,172
15 to 194,639
20 to 243,967
25 to 293,115
30 to 342,542
35 to 392,227
40 to 442,069
45 to 491,921
50 to 541,675
55 to 591,260
60 to 64924
65 to 69641
70 to 74417
75 to 79264
80 and over244
Total42,030

Historical population

The population of Tungawan grew from 11,838 in 1970 to 42,030 in 2015, an increase of 30,192 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.68%, or an increase of 1,478 people, from the previous population of 40,552 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,838
9,573-4.17%
10,6792.21%
26,0059.31%
28,5521.77%
33,1943.28%
37,5881.73%
40,5522.80%
42,0300.68%

Location

The municipal center of Tungawan is situated at approximately 7° 36' North, 122° 26' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.1 meters or 46.2 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 Tungawan are Zamboanga City, Lamitan, Isabela City, Pagadian, Dipolog, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Roseller Lim, Ipil, Sirawai, Titay, Siocon, and Kalawit. Its distance from the national capital is 789.08 kilometers (490.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 789.08 kilometers (490.31 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 42,030, ranked 567 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 182.73 square kilometers, ranked 153 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 89 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,301 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.68%, ranked 1,550 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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