Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Lanao del Norte
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
Highly urbanized cities1
Cities0
Municipalities22
Barangays [note]462
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea, Bohol Sea
Area (2007) [note]3,346.57 km2 (1,292.12 sq mi)
Population (2015) [note]676,395
Density (2015) [note]202 / km2 (523 / sq mi)
[note] Figures exclude highly urbanized cities

Lanao del Norte is a province in the Philippines situated in the Northern Mindanao region occupying the northern-central section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Tubod.

The province has a land area of 3,346.57 square kilometers or 1,292.12 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 676,395. This represented 14.42% of the total population of the Northern Mindanao region, 2.80% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.67% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 202 inhabitants per square kilometer or 523 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Lanao del Norte is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Iligan Bay, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Lanao del Sur, and Illana Bay, Pagadian Bay, Zamboanga del Sur.

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Local government units

Lanao del Norte has 22 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 462. The City of Iligan is commonly grouped with the province, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Bacolodmunicipality23,03421,8181.04%104.1022116
Baloimunicipality58,38350,3872.84%90.9864221
Baroymunicipality22,60020,9481.46%72.3531223
Kapataganmunicipality62,85353,9162.96%242.8925933
Kauswaganmunicipality26,27824,0061.74%60.3743513
Kolambuganmunicipality27,00526,4450.40%134.5520126
Lalamunicipality67,72765,3550.68%140.2548327
Linamonmunicipality20,34117,4842.92%76.382668
Magsaysaymunicipality19,01916,4422.81%151.8312524
Maigomunicipality21,66620,1311.41%121.4517813
Matungaomunicipality13,97512,2172.59%45.7430612
Munaimunicipality32,97327,6003.44%197.5016726
Nununganmunicipality18,36716,3042.29%473.283925
Pantao Ragatmunicipality27,86623,1223.62%124.3022420
Pantarmunicipality21,77318,4403.21%70.4030921
Poona Piagapomunicipality27,01823,4512.73%260.0710426
Salvadormunicipality31,84527,3482.94%113.9927925
Sapadmunicipality21,30919,4791.72%140.0315217
Sultan Naga Dimaporomunicipality56,76452,4301.52%230.9924637
Tagoloanmunicipality13,25311,6742.44%69.701907
Tangcalmunicipality15,18112,5883.63%178.628518
Tubodmunicipality, capital47,16546,3320.34%246.8019124
Lanao del Norte Total676,395607,9172.05%3,346.57202462

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lanao del Norte for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,212,967,390.88.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009650,176,861.13
2010707,440,667.618.81%
2011796,990,279.6712.66%
2012778,966,470.07-2.26%
2013881,078,362.9613.11%
2014983,487,355.6311.62%
20151,169,118,707.6718.87%
20161,212,967,390.883.75%

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 Lanao del Norte is 5 to 9, with 125,977 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5,678 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122,303
1 to 4100,726
5 to 9125,977
10 to 14119,389
15 to 19110,756
20 to 2495,180
25 to 2981,261
30 to 3467,014
35 to 3962,373
40 to 4453,717
45 to 4948,307
50 to 5439,477
55 to 5931,751
60 to 6423,698
65 to 6915,626
70 to 749,215
75 to 796,565
80 and over5,678
Total1,019,013

Historical population

The population of Lanao del Norte grew from 212,170 in 1960 to 676,395 in 2015, an increase of 464,225 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.05%, or an increase of 68,478 people, from the previous population of 607,917 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,400
15,8507.04%
71,1547.80%
105,8814.16%
212,1706.30%
245,4491.44%
262,4561.35%
293,6912.27%
387,5242.81%
440,7832.44%
473,0621.53%
538,2831.80%
607,9174.53%
676,3952.05%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Lanao del Norte as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Iligan City-Marawi City Road
  • Linamon-Zamboanga Road
  • Malabang-Dobleston-Tukuran Road
  • Misamis Oriental-Ma. Cristina Boundary Road
  • Overton-Buru-un Boundary Road

Secondary Roads

  • Iligan City-Marawi City Road via Balo-i Airport
  • Iligan Junction-South Wharf Road
  • Junction National Highway Tubod-Wharf Road
  • South Wharf Junction-North Wharf Road
  • Tibanga Road-Pala-o Junction

Tertiary Roads

  • Bacolod-Madalum Highway
  • Balo-i-Matungao-Linamon Road
  • Dobleston-Butadon Road
  • Highway Secondary Roads Diversion Road
  • Iligan City-Marawi City Road via Bito Abaga Road
  • Lala-Salvador-Tubod Road
  • Lanao del Norte Interior Circumferential Road (LDNICR)
  • Luna Extension on Poblacion side
  • Overton-Abaga Boundary Road
  • Santa Felomina-Bonbonon-Digkilaan-Rogongon Road
  • Tambacan Road-Tubod National Highway Junction
  • Tubod-Ganassi Road
  • Wye Length

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 676,395, ranked 43 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,292.12 square kilometers, ranked 42 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 202 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 42 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.05%, ranked 12 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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