Magsaysay, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count24
Postal code9221
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)151.83 km2 (58.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,019
Density (2015)125 / km2 (324 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 2' North, 123° 55' East (8.0355, 123.9135)
Estimated elevation above sea level236.8 meters (776.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 151.83 square kilometers or 58.62 square miles which constitutes 4.54% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,019. This represented 2.81% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.41% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 125 inhabitants per square kilometer or 324 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magsaysay has 24 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)
Babasalon4.22%80265422.63%3.96%
Baguiguicon6.22%1,1831,00317.95%3.19%
Daan Campo3.61%68660912.64%2.29%
Durianon2.63%5004589.17%1.68%
Ilihan2.27%4314114.87%0.91%
Lamigadato2.76%52543420.97%3.69%
Lemoncret4.69%89274519.73%3.49%
Lower Caningag1.73%32928814.24%2.57%
Lubo5.34%1,0159477.18%1.33%
Lumbac9.18%1,7451,5899.82%1.80%
Malabaogan3.16%6015705.44%1.01%
Mapantao2.33%44339213.01%2.36%
Olango3.44%6556274.47%0.84%
Pangao4.94%94080117.35%3.09%
Pelingkingan4.70%89374220.35%3.59%
Poblacion11.52%2,1911,70328.66%4.91%
Rarab3.30%62753417.42%3.10%
Somiorang2.42%4604229.00%1.66%
Talambo6.38%1,2131,02018.92%3.35%
Tambacon5.34%1,01691910.55%1.93%
Tawinian3.73%70958221.82%3.83%
Tipaan2.11%40132921.88%3.84%
Tombador2.55%4854576.13%1.14%
Upper Caningag1.46%27720634.47%5.80%
Magsaysay Total19,01916,44215.67%2.81%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magsaysay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 68,145,052.48.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,666,257.25
201035,562,907.795.63%
201139,639,133.3511.46%
201239,230,345.32-1.03%
201346,551,397.1118.66%
201453,282,334.6914.46%
201560,483,525.8813.52%
201668,145,052.4812.67%

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 Magsaysay is 5 to 9, with 3,037 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 88 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1389
1 to 42,058
5 to 93,037
10 to 142,598
15 to 191,984
20 to 241,585
25 to 291,403
30 to 341,405
35 to 391,203
40 to 44958
45 to 49786
50 to 54484
55 to 59384
60 to 64271
65 to 69165
70 to 74128
75 to 7993
80 and over88
Total19,019

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay grew from 7,999 in 1970 to 19,019 in 2015, an increase of 11,020 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.81%, or an increase of 2,577 people, from the previous population of 16,442 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,999
5,981-5.67%
7,3024.07%
8,8411.93%
10,2792.86%
11,2181.89%
12,2981.28%
16,44211.15%
19,0192.81%

Location

The municipal center of Magsaysay is situated at approximately 8° 2' North, 123° 55' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 236.8 meters or 776.6 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 Magsaysay are Ozamiz, Tangub, Marawi, Iligan, Oroquieta, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Kolambugan, Tangcal, Tubod, Maigo, Baroy, and Salvador. Its distance from the national capital is 792.61 kilometers (492.51 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 792.61 kilometers (492.51 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,019, ranked 1,260 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 58.62 square kilometers, ranked 720 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 125 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,208 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.81%, ranked 168 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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