Kapatagan, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count33
Postal code9214
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)242.89 km2 (93.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)62,853
Density (2015)259 / km2 (670 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 54' North, 123° 46' East (7.8982, 123.7697)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.6 meters (51.1 feet)

Kapatagan is a coastal municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 242.89 square kilometers or 93.78 square miles which constitutes 7.26% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 62,853. This represented 9.29% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 1.34% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 259 inhabitants per square kilometer or 670 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kapatagan has 33 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)
Bagong Badian0.83%5234906.73%1.25%
Bagong Silang2.84%1,7881,46921.72%3.81%
Balili4.42%2,7772,32719.34%3.42%
Bansarvil3.03%1,9071,57321.23%3.73%
Belis1.40%87975516.42%2.94%
Buenavista1.26%79170711.88%2.16%
Butadon6.87%4,3213,58720.46%3.61%
Cathedral Falls1.37%85875014.40%2.59%
Concepcion1.16%7297171.67%0.32%
Curvada2.91%1,8301,45126.12%4.52%
De Asis1.86%1,1681,02813.62%2.46%
Donggoan4.37%2,7482,33217.84%3.17%
Durano0.80%50142119.00%3.37%
Kahayagan1.12%7046518.14%1.50%
Kidalos1.63%1,02793110.31%1.89%
La Libertad1.12%7046557.48%1.38%
Lapinig7.26%4,5643,81119.76%3.49%
Mahayahay2.63%1,6541,40817.47%3.11%
Malinas1.16%72660619.80%3.50%
Maranding4.24%2,6642,22619.68%3.48%
Margos4.76%2,9912,7608.37%1.54%
Poblacion21.35%13,42211,25419.26%3.41%
Pulang Yuta0.91%5745376.89%1.28%
San Isidro0.87%5455097.07%1.31%
San Vicente2.39%1,5021,30115.45%2.77%
Santa Cruz1.90%1,1971,05613.35%2.41%
Santo Tomas2.26%1,4231,22316.35%2.93%
Suso1.09%68355622.84%3.99%
Taguitic7.07%4,4464,01910.62%1.94%
Tiacongan1.38%86777511.87%2.16%
Tipolo1.03%6506136.04%1.12%
Tulatulahan0.89%55747517.26%3.08%
Waterfalls1.80%1,13394320.15%3.56%
Kapatagan Total62,85353,91616.58%2.96%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kapatagan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 158,650,256.80.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200979,372,095.25
201085,322,686.987.50%
201194,019,636.8910.19%
201296,063,006.372.17%
2013107,575,155.1311.98%
2014123,651,613.8314.94%
2015134,933,541.129.12%
2016158,650,256.8017.58%

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 Kapatagan is 20 to 24, with 6,913 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 354 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,310
1 to 45,881
5 to 96,872
10 to 146,582
15 to 196,600
20 to 246,913
25 to 295,776
30 to 344,490
35 to 393,812
40 to 443,375
45 to 492,939
50 to 542,546
55 to 592,030
60 to 641,492
65 to 69881
70 to 74552
75 to 79448
80 and over354
Total62,853

Historical population

The population of Kapatagan grew from 32,060 in 1960 to 62,853 in 2015, an increase of 30,793 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.96%, or an increase of 8,937 people, from the previous population of 53,916 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,060
20,140-4.45%
21,0550.90%
25,3033.74%
33,3972.81%
37,0061.94%
42,7833.16%
49,1341.93%
53,9163.44%
62,8532.96%

Location

The municipal center of Kapatagan is situated at approximately 7° 54' North, 123° 46' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.6 meters or 51.1 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 Kapatagan are Tangub, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Marawi, Iligan, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Kapatagan, Salvador, Lala, Sapad, Sultan Naga Dimaporo, and Baroy. Its distance from the national capital is 800.45 kilometers (497.38 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 800.45 kilometers (497.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 62,853, ranked 359 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.78 square kilometers, ranked 429 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 259 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 770 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.96%, ranked 194 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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