Nunungan, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count25
Postal code9216
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)473.28 km2 (182.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,367
Density (2015)39 / km2 (101 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 47' North, 123° 55' East (7.7870, 123.9109)
Estimated elevation above sea level667.0 meters (2,187.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 473.28 square kilometers or 182.73 square miles which constitutes 14.14% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,367. This represented 2.72% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 39 inhabitants per square kilometer or 101 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nunungan has 25 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)
Abaga2.66%48842016.19%2.90%
Bangco3.89%71564710.51%1.92%
Cabasaran3.59%6596560.46%0.09%
Canibongan3.16%58047222.88%4.00%
Dimayon3.38%6215983.85%0.72%
Inayawan4.85%89170726.03%4.50%
Kaludan6.34%1,1641,1491.31%0.25%
Karcum5.98%1,09893317.68%3.15%
Katubuan4.24%7787217.91%1.46%
Liangan3.02%5555373.35%0.63%
Lupitan4.01%73763116.80%3.00%
Malaig3.05%5605119.59%1.76%
Mangan3.86%70962313.80%2.49%
Masibay4.31%7917613.94%0.74%
Notongan2.66%48940221.64%3.80%
Panganapan3.21%5905860.68%0.13%
Pantar4.74%87071921.00%3.70%
Paridi3.07%56344626.23%4.54%
Petadun6.29%1,15589728.76%4.93%
Poblacion5.34%98176927.57%4.75%
Rarab5.00%9198923.03%0.57%
Raraban3.15%5795348.43%1.55%
Rebucon3.45%63351722.44%3.93%
Songgod3.14%5765514.54%0.85%
Taraka3.63%6666256.56%1.22%
Nunungan Total18,36716,30412.65%2.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Nunungan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 103,884,609.14.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,583,700.19
201060,935,461.125.82%
201166,009,917.428.33%
201264,100,924.04-2.89%
201372,992,285.3313.87%
201482,541,427.5713.08%
201594,273,743.5414.21%
2016103,884,609.1410.19%

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 Nunungan is 5 to 9, with 3,048 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 24 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1368
1 to 42,010
5 to 93,048
10 to 142,851
15 to 192,000
20 to 241,234
25 to 291,410
30 to 341,182
35 to 391,319
40 to 44927
45 to 49757
50 to 54455
55 to 59329
60 to 64189
65 to 69138
70 to 7480
75 to 7946
80 and over24
Total18,367

Historical population

The population of Nunungan grew from 5,568 in 1960 to 18,367 in 2015, an increase of 12,799 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.29%, or an increase of 2,063 people, from the previous population of 16,304 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,568
3,863-3.51%
7,24413.45%
6,430-2.35%
9,6314.12%
10,7632.10%
12,2052.73%
13,9991.91%
16,3045.71%
18,3672.29%

Location

Nunungan is situated at approximately 7° 47' North, 123° 55' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 667.0 meters or 2,187.7 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 Nunungan are Tangub, Ozamiz, Marawi, Pagadian, Iligan, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Sapad, Picong, Salvador, Madamba, Pualas, and Calanogas. Its distance from the national capital is 817.77 kilometers (508.14 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 817.77 kilometers (508.14 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,367, ranked 1,277 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 182.73 square kilometers, ranked 160 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 39 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,527 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.29%, 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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