Pantar, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count21
Postal code9218
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)70.40 km2 (27.18 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,773
Density (2015)309 / km2 (801 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 4' North, 124° 16' East (8.0644, 124.2630)
Estimated elevation above sea level581.7 meters (1,908.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 70.40 square kilometers or 27.18 square miles which constitutes 2.10% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,773. This represented 3.22% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.46% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 309 inhabitants per square kilometer or 801 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pantar has 21 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)
Bangcal4.42%96382416.87%3.01%
Bowi3.61%78764122.78%3.98%
Bubong Madaya2.29%49945210.40%1.90%
Cabasaran4.63%1,00882622.03%3.86%
Cadayonan3.58%78070310.95%2.00%
Campong3.18%6936565.64%1.05%
Dibarosan3.33%72559122.67%3.97%
Kalanganan East13.85%3,0152,41624.79%4.31%
Kalanganan Lower6.54%1,4231,18120.49%3.61%
Kalilangan2.21%48241715.59%2.80%
Lumba‑Punod8.59%1,8701,37236.30%6.07%
Pantao‑Marug2.99%6525989.03%1.66%
Pantao‑Ranao4.03%87872421.27%3.74%
Pantar East6.71%1,4611,25416.51%2.95%
Pitubo3.09%67360810.69%1.95%
Poblacion5.54%1,2071,1742.81%0.53%
Poona‑Punod4.78%1,04089815.81%2.83%
Punod4.95%1,07889720.18%3.56%
Sundiga‑Punod4.03%87870225.07%4.35%
Tawanan3.62%78868914.37%2.59%
West Pantar4.01%8738176.85%1.27%
Pantar Total21,77318,44018.07%3.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pantar for the fiscal year of 2016 was 58,160,636.80.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200931,534,442.56
201033,454,121.686.09%
201136,144,678.518.04%
201235,000,497.47-3.17%
201340,955,146.7617.01%
201446,443,967.0013.40%
201552,800,358.0013.69%
201658,160,636.8010.15%

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 Pantar is 5 to 9, with 3,540 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 51 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1425
1 to 42,409
5 to 93,540
10 to 143,514
15 to 192,649
20 to 241,871
25 to 291,544
30 to 341,259
35 to 391,212
40 to 44997
45 to 49847
50 to 54559
55 to 59367
60 to 64212
65 to 69137
70 to 7498
75 to 7982
80 and over51
Total21,773

Historical population

The population of Pantar grew from 7,184 in 1980 to 21,773 in 2015, an increase of 14,589 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.21%, or an increase of 3,333 people, from the previous population of 18,440 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,184
10,1483.52%
11,7042.71%
12,8261.98%
15,7202.85%
18,4405.98%
21,7733.21%

Location

The municipal center of Pantar is situated at approximately 8° 4' North, 124° 16' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 581.7 meters or 1,908.0 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 Pantar are Marawi, Iligan, Ozamiz, Tangub, El Salvador, and Cagayan de Oro. The nearest municipalities are Saguiaran, Baloi, Tagoloan, Pantao Ragat, Kapai, and Piagapo. Its distance from the national capital is 805.89 kilometers (500.76 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 805.89 kilometers (500.76 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,773, ranked 1,181 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.18 square kilometers, ranked 1,207 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 309 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 624 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.21%, ranked 146 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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