Matungao, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count12
Postal code9203
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)45.74 km2 (17.66 sq mi)
Population (2015)13,975
Density (2015)306 / km2 (791 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 8' North, 124° 10' East (8.1334, 124.1664)
Estimated elevation above sea level348.4 meters (1,142.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 45.74 square kilometers or 17.66 square miles which constitutes 1.37% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 13,975. This represented 2.07% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.30% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 306 inhabitants per square kilometer or 791 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Matungao has 12 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)
Bangco6.55%91581012.96%2.35%
Batal8.77%1,2251,07114.38%2.59%
Batangan13.90%1,9431,73511.99%2.18%
Bubong Radapan5.94%83073512.93%2.34%
Cadayonan8.40%1,1741,05711.07%2.02%
Matampay5.49%76766415.51%2.78%
Pangi5.43%75964318.04%3.21%
Pasayanon14.24%1,9901,73214.90%2.68%
Poblacion14.53%2,0301,81311.97%2.18%
Puntod4.29%59951915.41%2.77%
Santa Cruz3.33%4664279.13%1.68%
Somiorang9.14%1,2771,01126.31%4.55%
Matungao Total13,97512,21714.39%2.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Matungao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 50,953,542.37.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200929,640,705.61
201029,685,356.320.15%
201133,016,625.4011.22%
201232,689,030.57-0.99%
201335,808,518.909.54%
201441,299,329.5715.33%
201546,323,294.5512.16%
201650,953,542.3710.00%

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 Matungao is 5 to 9, with 2,082 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 58 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1294
1 to 41,585
5 to 92,082
10 to 142,016
15 to 191,558
20 to 241,239
25 to 291,123
30 to 34971
35 to 39778
40 to 44637
45 to 49554
50 to 54392
55 to 59256
60 to 64177
65 to 69107
70 to 7472
75 to 7976
80 and over58
Total13,975

Historical population

The population of Matungao grew from 9,391 in 1960 to 13,975 in 2015, an increase of 4,584 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.59%, or an increase of 1,758 people, from the previous population of 12,217 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,391
10,3150.92%
12,3733.72%
4,836-17.12%
7,2644.15%
8,4512.88%
9,2661.99%
9,9841.03%
12,2177.62%
13,9752.59%

Location

The municipal center of Matungao is situated at approximately 8° 8' North, 124° 10' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 348.4 meters or 1,142.9 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 Matungao are Iligan, Marawi, Ozamiz, Tangub, Oroquieta, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Linamon, Poona Piagapo, Baloi, Pantao Ragat, Kauswagan, and Tagoloan. Its distance from the national capital is 794.38 kilometers (493.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 794.38 kilometers (493.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 13,975, ranked 1,414 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.66 square kilometers, ranked 1,394 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 306 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 633 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.59%, 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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