Munai, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count26
Postal code9219
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)197.50 km2 (76.26 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,973
Density (2015)167 / km2 (432 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 58' North, 124° 4' East (7.9741, 124.0614)
Estimated elevation above sea level561.3 meters (1,841.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 197.50 square kilometers or 76.26 square miles which constitutes 5.90% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,973. This represented 4.87% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.70% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 167 inhabitants per square kilometer or 432 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Munai has 26 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)
Bacayawan3.19%1,05190316.39%2.93%
Balabacun3.88%1,2781,05421.25%3.74%
Balintad2.02%66652726.38%4.56%
Dalama3.64%1,20096823.97%4.18%
Kadayonan2.09%6886299.38%1.72%
Lindongan3.41%1,12493320.47%3.61%
Lingco‑an2.75%90680612.41%2.25%
Lininding4.98%1,6411,36919.87%3.51%
Lumba‑Bayabao4.24%1,3971,2977.71%1.42%
Madaya2.27%74762619.33%3.42%
Maganding1.94%6405888.84%1.63%
Matampay4.34%1,4311,16422.94%4.01%
North Cadulawan3.18%1,04882926.42%4.56%
Old Poblacion11.03%3,6362,82328.80%4.94%
Panggao6.99%2,3061,92319.92%3.52%
Pantao2.12%69960016.50%2.95%
Pantao‑A‑Munai2.73%90077016.88%3.01%
Pantaon1.78%58846825.64%4.44%
Pindolonan6.17%2,0351,74316.75%2.99%
Punong2.21%72961019.51%3.45%
Ramain4.59%1,5141,30116.37%2.93%
Sandigamunai2.77%91279514.72%2.65%
Tagoranao1.20%3973697.59%1.40%
Tambo7.81%2,5752,15619.43%3.44%
Tamparan5.12%1,6871,38022.25%3.90%
Taporog3.57%1,17896921.57%3.79%
Munai Total32,97327,60019.47%3.44%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Munai for the fiscal year of 2016 was 85,618,367.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,801,201.11
201046,320,938.635.75%
201150,098,901.568.16%
201248,558,815.30-3.07%
201359,914,526.3423.39%
201467,872,660.9413.28%
201577,740,643.3914.54%
201685,618,367.3110.13%

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 Munai is 5 to 9, with 5,551 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 38 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1832
1 to 44,080
5 to 95,551
10 to 144,546
15 to 193,694
20 to 242,776
25 to 292,666
30 to 341,991
35 to 392,094
40 to 441,514
45 to 491,310
50 to 54773
55 to 59524
60 to 64243
65 to 69204
70 to 7494
75 to 7938
80 and over43
Total32,973

Historical population

The population of Munai grew from 3,882 in 1960 to 32,973 in 2015, an increase of 29,091 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.44%, or an increase of 5,373 people, from the previous population of 27,600 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,882
5,2192.94%
10,98516.11%
6,015-11.34%
12,0067.16%
13,8932.77%
15,9723.04%
20,5943.57%
27,60011.25%
32,9733.44%

Location

The municipal center of Munai is situated at approximately 7° 58' North, 124° 4' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 561.3 meters or 1,841.2 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 Munai are Marawi, Ozamiz, Iligan, Tangub, Oroquieta, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Tangcal, Madamba, Piagapo, Madalum, Poona Piagapo, and Bacolod-Kalawi. Its distance from the national capital is 805.44 kilometers (500.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 805.44 kilometers (500.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,973, ranked 817 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 76.26 square kilometers, ranked 538 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 167 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,067 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.44%, ranked 140 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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