Iligan

Summary data
Typecity (highly urbanized)
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count44
Postal code9200
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)813.37 km2 (314.04 sq mi)
Population (2015)342,618
Density (2015)421 / km2 (1,091 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 14' North, 124° 14' East (8.2286, 124.2381)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.8 feet)

Iligan is a coastal highly urbanized city in the Northern Mindanao region. Although administratively independent due to its distinction as highly urbanized city, Iligan is commonly grouped with the province of Lanao del Norte.

The city has a land area of 813.37 square kilometers or 314.04 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 342,618. This represented 7.31% of the total population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 421 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,091 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Iligan has 44 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)
Abuno1.58%5,4234,70315.31%2.75%
Acmac1.89%6,4715,78411.88%2.16%
Bagong Silang2.04%6,9786,15213.43%2.43%
Bonbonon0.52%1,7861,48919.95%3.52%
Bunawan0.65%2,2182,1821.65%0.31%
Buru‑un4.43%15,16412,99116.73%2.99%
Dalipuga5.76%19,72118,1918.41%1.55%
Del Carmen2.46%8,4238,3051.42%0.27%
Digkilaan1.52%5,2084,23822.89%4.00%
Ditucalan0.99%3,3853,3371.44%0.27%
Dulag0.35%1,2161,06913.75%2.48%
Hinaplanon3.60%12,34614,340-13.91%-2.81%
Hindang0.27%9131,125-18.84%-3.90%
Kabacsanan0.62%2,1231,9479.04%1.66%
Kalilangan0.42%1,4421,15924.42%4.25%
Kiwalan2.18%7,4645,95525.34%4.39%
Lanipao0.81%2,7592,34817.50%3.12%
Luinab2.51%8,6038,1146.03%1.12%
Mahayhay2.68%9,1798,9982.01%0.38%
Mainit0.76%2,5882,4804.35%0.81%
Mandulog1.13%3,8673,10324.62%4.28%
Maria Cristina3.32%11,38310,7515.88%1.09%
Palao2.80%9,6009,5440.59%0.11%
Panoroganan1.40%4,8064,03519.11%3.39%
Poblacion1.01%3,4703,924-11.57%-2.31%
Puga‑an2.18%7,4607,3980.84%0.16%
Rogongon1.69%5,7864,87018.81%3.34%
San Miguel1.45%4,9554,11720.35%3.59%
San Roque1.38%4,7403,86022.80%3.99%
Santa Elena2.84%9,7355,11990.17%13.02%
Santa Filomena1.93%6,6157,387-10.45%-2.08%
Santiago2.57%8,8149,211-4.31%-0.84%
Santo Rosario0.63%2,1742,1550.88%0.17%
Saray‑Tibanga2.97%10,17110,225-0.53%-0.10%
Suarez4.86%16,65717,544-5.06%-0.98%
Tambacan5.14%17,61616,7015.48%1.02%
Tibanga2.80%9,5959,0426.12%1.14%
Tipanoy4.30%14,73012,90414.15%2.55%
Tominobo Proper2.56%8,7809,005-2.50%-0.48%
Tominobo Upper1.00%3,4291,625111.02%15.28%
Tubod9.31%31,91332,283-1.15%-0.22%
Ubaldo Laya3.49%11,95010,9619.02%1.66%
Upper Hinaplanon1.59%5,4646,531-16.34%-3.34%
Villa Verde1.60%5,4985,619-2.15%-0.41%
Iligan Total342,618322,8216.13%1.14%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Iligan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,632,080,794.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,077,579,212.40
20101,064,350,927.71-1.23%
20111,160,764,608.699.06%
20121,057,237,932.37-8.92%
20131,162,168,354.859.92%
20141,280,744,521.6310.20%
20151,480,547,666.6715.60%
20161,632,080,794.2910.23%

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 Iligan is 15 to 19, with 38,607 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,072 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16,972
1 to 429,371
5 to 936,197
10 to 1434,991
15 to 1938,607
20 to 2433,997
25 to 2927,633
30 to 3423,412
35 to 3921,694
40 to 4419,272
45 to 4917,652
50 to 5415,676
55 to 5912,982
60 to 649,848
65 to 696,278
70 to 743,572
75 to 792,392
80 and over2,072
Total342,618

Historical population

The population of Iligan grew from 104,493 in 1970 to 342,618 in 2015, an increase of 238,125 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 19,797 people, from the previous population of 322,821 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
104,493
118,7782.60%
167,3587.10%
226,5683.08%
273,0043.55%
285,0610.93%
308,0461.08%
322,8211.72%
342,6181.14%

Location

The city center of Iligan is situated at approximately 8° 14' North, 124° 14' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.8 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 Iligan are Marawi, Ozamiz, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Oroquieta, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Linamon, Tagoloan, Baloi, Lugait, Matungao, and Kauswagan. Its distance from the national capital is 788.39 kilometers (489.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 788.39 kilometers (489.89 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 342,618, ranked 30 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 314.04 square kilometers, ranked 40 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 421 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 455 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.14%, 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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