Kauswagan, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count13
Postal code9202
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)60.37 km2 (23.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,278
Density (2015)435 / km2 (1,127 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 11' North, 124° 5' East (8.1914, 124.0881)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.1 meters (29.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 60.37 square kilometers or 23.31 square miles which constitutes 1.80% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,278. This represented 3.89% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.56% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 435 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,127 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kauswagan has 13 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)
Bagumbayan14.18%3,7263,4587.75%1.43%
Bara‑ason5.02%1,31899332.73%5.54%
Cayontor3.43%902948-4.85%-0.94%
Delabayan9.83%2,5822,25514.50%2.61%
Inudaran3.20%841887-5.19%-1.01%
Kawit Occidental4.34%1,1411,0964.11%0.77%
Kawit Oriental5.24%1,3781,3472.30%0.43%
Libertad15.36%4,0363,22325.22%4.38%
Paiton3.49%91775321.78%3.82%
Poblacion16.48%4,3314,1025.58%1.04%
Tacub10.48%2,7542,935-6.17%-1.20%
Tingintingin4.85%1,27469683.05%12.20%
Tugar4.10%1,0781,313-17.90%-3.69%
Kauswagan Total26,27824,0069.46%1.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kauswagan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 108,816,466.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,253,180.70
201041,135,226.817.53%
201145,143,610.959.74%
201244,398,016.75-1.65%
201348,544,562.969.34%
201465,793,178.6135.53%
201575,792,624.3715.20%
2016108,816,466.4643.57%

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 Kauswagan is 5 to 9, with 3,146 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 174 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1519
1 to 42,479
5 to 93,146
10 to 142,974
15 to 192,786
20 to 242,575
25 to 292,279
30 to 341,663
35 to 391,555
40 to 441,360
45 to 491,306
50 to 541,122
55 to 59862
60 to 64645
65 to 69402
70 to 74229
75 to 79174
80 and over202
Total26,278

Historical population

The population of Kauswagan grew from 12,636 in 1960 to 26,278 in 2015, an increase of 13,642 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.74%, or an increase of 2,272 people, from the previous population of 24,006 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,636
12,316-0.25%
9,556-4.96%
13,8757.74%
16,9612.03%
18,3491.48%
15,364-3.74%
23,0875.78%
24,0061.43%
26,2781.74%

Location

The municipal center of Kauswagan is situated at approximately 8° 11' North, 124° 5' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.1 meters or 29.8 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 Kauswagan are Iligan, Ozamiz, Marawi, Tangub, Oroquieta, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Bacolod, Linamon, Matungao, Poona Piagapo, Maigo, and Baloi. Its distance from the national capital is 784.87 kilometers (487.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 784.87 kilometers (487.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,278, ranked 1,016 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.31 square kilometers, ranked 1,279 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 435 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 438 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.74%, 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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