Lala, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count27
Postal code9211
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesIligan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)140.25 km2 (54.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)67,727
Density (2015)483 / km2 (1,251 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 58' North, 123° 45' East (7.9730, 123.7475)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.1 meters (26.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 140.25 square kilometers or 54.15 square miles which constitutes 4.19% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 67,727. This represented 10.01% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 1.44% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 483 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,251 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lala has 27 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)
Abaga5.62%3,8073,08923.24%4.06%
Andil0.91%6195826.36%1.18%
Cabasagan4.41%2,9862,61014.41%2.60%
Camalan1.45%9829384.69%0.88%
Darumawang Bucana1.82%1,2301,351-8.96%-1.77%
Darumawang Ilaya5.36%3,6333,4295.95%1.11%
El Salvador1.99%1,3491,3122.82%0.53%
Gumagamot2.83%1,9151,62917.56%3.13%
Lala Proper5.76%3,9003,47612.20%2.22%
Lanipao7.10%4,8074,7481.24%0.24%
Magpatao3.02%2,0441,8908.15%1.50%
Maranding17.89%12,11412,596-3.83%-0.74%
Matampay Bucana1.32%892905-1.44%-0.28%
Matampay Ilaya2.09%1,4151,3792.61%0.49%
Pacita2.17%1,4711,4223.45%0.65%
Pendolonan1.46%9869701.65%0.31%
Pinoyak4.72%3,1973,298-3.06%-0.59%
Raw‑an3.10%2,1021,9746.48%1.20%
Rebe6.71%4,5464,3803.79%0.71%
San Isidro Lower2.45%1,6591,6093.11%0.58%
San Isidro Upper2.03%1,3721,18515.78%2.83%
San Manuel1.99%1,3461,360-1.03%-0.20%
Santa Cruz Lower1.67%1,12894519.37%3.43%
Santa Cruz Upper1.08%7317024.13%0.77%
Simpak5.44%3,6843,746-1.66%-0.32%
Tenazas3.73%2,5232,3666.64%1.23%
Tuna‑an1.90%1,2891,464-11.95%-2.39%
Lala Total67,72765,3553.63%0.68%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lala for the fiscal year of 2016 was 165,181,491.57.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200981,351,953.95
201087,776,431.727.90%
201198,349,694.7512.05%
201298,633,549.230.29%
2013124,084,079.6525.80%
2014138,266,021.5211.43%
2015151,262,447.809.40%
2016165,181,491.579.20%

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 Lala is 5 to 9, with 8,048 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 474 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,552
1 to 46,664
5 to 98,048
10 to 147,326
15 to 196,634
20 to 245,940
25 to 295,213
30 to 344,530
35 to 394,042
40 to 443,720
45 to 493,489
50 to 542,995
55 to 592,464
60 to 641,929
65 to 691,327
70 to 74812
75 to 79568
80 and over474
Total67,727

Historical population

The population of Lala grew from 30,468 in 1960 to 67,727 in 2015, an increase of 37,259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.68%, or an increase of 2,372 people, from the previous population of 65,355 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
30,468
22,544-2.90%
26,0832.97%
35,1156.12%
50,1003.62%
55,8882.07%
56,4470.21%
58,3950.47%
65,3554.18%
67,7270.68%

Location

The municipal center of Lala is situated at approximately 7° 58' North, 123° 45' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.7 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 Lala are Tangub, Ozamiz, Pagadian, Oroquieta, Marawi, and Iligan. The nearest municipalities are Baroy, Kapatagan, Kapatagan, Tubod, Salvador, and Bonifacio. Its distance from the national capital is 791.87 kilometers (492.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 791.87 kilometers (492.04 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 67,727, ranked 308 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 54.15 square kilometers, ranked 769 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 483 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 381 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.68%, ranked 220 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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