Dangcagan, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count14
Postal code8719
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)422.69 km2 (163.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,723
Density (2015)56 / km2 (145 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 37' North, 125° 0' East (7.6099, 125.0041)
Estimated elevation above sea level357.5 meters (1,172.6 feet)

Dangcagan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 422.69 square kilometers or 163.20 square miles which constitutes 4.03% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,723. This represented 1.68% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 56 inhabitants per square kilometer or 145 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dangcagan has 14 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)
Barongcot9.24%2,1922,0069.27%1.70%
Bugwak2.75%6535969.56%1.75%
Dolorosa4.78%1,1341,01511.72%2.13%
Kapalaran6.34%1,5031,4583.09%0.58%
Kianggat6.97%1,6541,5278.32%1.53%
Lourdes2.68%636749-15.09%-3.07%
Macarthur3.46%8228022.49%0.47%
Miaray15.20%3,6073,26810.37%1.90%
Migcuya4.61%1,0941,0751.77%0.33%
New Visayas4.19%9959771.84%0.35%
Osmeña6.27%1,4871,3837.52%1.39%
Poblacion25.11%5,9565,7823.01%0.57%
Sagbayan4.61%1,0931,0197.26%1.34%
San Vicente3.78%89779113.40%2.42%
Dangcagan Total23,72322,4485.68%1.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dangcagan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 117,230,263.00.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200967,029,440.72
201080,833,771.5020.59%
201176,258,918.26-5.66%
201272,633,200.93-4.75%
201380,773,654.6111.21%
201492,925,758.0015.04%
2015106,014,425.7614.09%
2016117,230,263.0010.58%

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 Dangcagan is 5 to 9, with 2,996 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 212 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1557
1 to 42,472
5 to 92,996
10 to 142,782
15 to 192,249
20 to 242,020
25 to 291,664
30 to 341,416
35 to 391,375
40 to 441,272
45 to 491,247
50 to 541,119
55 to 59793
60 to 64586
65 to 69435
70 to 74284
75 to 79244
80 and over212
Total23,723

Historical population

The population of Dangcagan grew from 13,464 in 1970 to 23,723 in 2015, an increase of 10,259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 1,275 people, from the previous population of 22,448 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,464
13,386-0.12%
13,6520.39%
14,8230.83%
16,6602.21%
18,8572.69%
21,2541.66%
22,4482.01%
23,7231.06%

Location

The municipal center of Dangcagan is situated at approximately 7° 37' North, 125° 0' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 357.5 meters or 1,172.6 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 Dangcagan are Valencia, Malaybalay, Kidapawan, Panabo, Davao City, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Kitaotao, Kibawe, Don Carlos, Kadingilan, Damulog, and Maramag. Its distance from the national capital is 888.42 kilometers (552.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 888.42 kilometers (552.04 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,723, ranked 1,138 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 163.20 square kilometers, ranked 193 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 56 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,487 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.06%, ranked 339 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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