Tangcal, Province of Lanao del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceLanao del Norte
Barangay count18
Postal code9220
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)178.62 km2 (68.97 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,181
Density (2015)85 / km2 (220 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 60' North, 123° 60' East (7.9963, 123.9969)
Estimated elevation above sea level646.9 meters (2,121.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 178.62 square kilometers or 68.97 square miles which constitutes 5.34% of Lanao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,181. This represented 2.24% of the total population of Lanao del Norte province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 85 inhabitants per square kilometer or 220 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tangcal has 18 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)
Bayabao7.35%1,11691721.70%3.81%
Berwar4.91%74564814.97%2.69%
Big Banisilon8.93%1,3561,14018.95%3.36%
Big Meladoc3.54%53742526.35%4.55%
Bubong5.20%79064522.48%3.94%
Lamaosa4.59%69756523.36%4.08%
Linao4.61%70058120.48%3.61%
Lindongan2.29%3483257.08%1.31%
Lingco‑an3.79%57546523.66%4.13%
Papan3.16%48038923.39%4.08%
Pelingkingan7.72%1,17298618.86%3.35%
Poblacion16.87%2,5612,14119.62%3.47%
Poona Kapatagan3.40%51640926.16%4.52%
Punod3.35%50844314.67%2.64%
Small Banisilon4.96%75362320.87%3.67%
Small Meladoc2.35%35628724.04%4.19%
Somiorang4.33%65854720.29%3.58%
Tangcal Proper8.65%1,3131,05224.81%4.31%
Tangcal Total15,18112,58820.60%3.63%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tangcal for the fiscal year of 2016 was 63,177,971.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,925,655.69
201035,744,699.835.36%
201138,768,715.278.46%
201237,425,896.17-3.46%
201344,323,904.9018.43%
201450,194,328.5513.24%
201557,259,460.4814.08%
201663,177,971.8210.34%

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 Tangcal is 5 to 9, with 2,507 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1475
1 to 42,381
5 to 92,507
10 to 142,123
15 to 191,641
20 to 241,205
25 to 291,085
30 to 34988
35 to 39870
40 to 44640
45 to 49523
50 to 54289
55 to 59198
60 to 6497
65 to 6973
70 to 7441
75 to 7927
80 and over18
Total15,181

Historical population

The population of Tangcal grew from 5,338 in 1960 to 15,181 in 2015, an increase of 9,843 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.63%, or an increase of 2,593 people, from the previous population of 12,588 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,338
6,3091.65%
12,14014.04%
3,928-20.20%
4,4391.23%
4,9041.88%
6,1174.85%
9,3516.03%
12,58811.43%
15,1813.63%

Location

The municipal center of Tangcal is situated at approximately 7° 60' North, 123° 60' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 646.9 meters or 2,121.7 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 Tangcal are Ozamiz, Tangub, Marawi, Iligan, Oroquieta, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Munai, Magsaysay, Madamba, Kolambugan, Maigo, and Poona Piagapo. Its distance from the national capital is 800.29 kilometers (497.27 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 800.29 kilometers (497.27 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,181, ranked 1,375 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 68.97 square kilometers, ranked 610 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 85 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,352 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.63%, ranked 234 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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