Compostela Valley

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Compostela Valley
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
Cities0
Municipalities11
Barangays237
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)4,479.77 km2 (1,729.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)736,107
Density (2015)164 / km2 (426 / sq mi)

Compostela Valley is a province in the Philippines situated in the Davao Region occupying the southeastern section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Nabunturan.

The province has a land area of 4,479.77 square kilometers or 1,729.65 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 736,107. This represented 15.04% of the total population of the Davao Region, 3.05% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.73% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 164 inhabitants per square kilometer or 426 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Compostela Valley is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Agusan del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao Gulf, and Davao del Norte.

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Map of the Philippines with Compostela Valley highlighted in redMap of Compostela Valley showing its component municipalitiesCompostelaLaakMabiniMacoMaragusanMawabMonkayoMontevistaNabunturanNew BataanPantukan

Local government units

Compostela Valley has 11 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 237.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Compostelamunicipality87,47481,9341.25%287.0030516
Laakmunicipality73,87470,8560.80%768.009640
Mabinimunicipality41,10236,8072.12%400.0010311
Macomunicipality81,27772,2352.27%342.2323737
Maragusanmunicipality60,84255,5031.76%394.2715424
Mawabmunicipality37,06535,6980.72%136.1027211
Monkayomunicipality94,90894,8270.02%609.6115621
Montevistamunicipality43,70639,6021.90%225.0019420
Nabunturanmunicipality, capital82,23473,1962.24%231.3035628
New Bataanmunicipality47,72647,4700.10%553.158616
Pantukanmunicipality85,89979,0671.59%533.1116113
Compostela Valley Total736,107687,1951.32%4,479.77164237

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Compostela Valley for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,434,096,275.32.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009698,760,486.85
2010760,477,232.198.83%
2011821,527,357.698.03%
2012799,269,871.91-2.71%
2013888,005,627.6211.10%
2014998,111,233.0012.40%
20151,316,850,382.7031.93%
20161,434,096,275.328.90%

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 Compostela Valley is 5 to 9, with 83,625 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5,054 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115,546
1 to 468,027
5 to 983,625
10 to 1480,398
15 to 1973,852
20 to 2468,772
25 to 2962,508
30 to 3451,048
35 to 3945,658
40 to 4441,415
45 to 4938,461
50 to 5431,715
55 to 5925,403
60 to 6418,539
65 to 6912,191
70 to 748,220
75 to 795,675
80 and over5,054
Total736,107

Historical population

The population of Compostela Valley grew from 102,830 in 1960 to 736,107 in 2015, an increase of 633,277 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.32%, or an increase of 48,912 people, from the previous population of 687,195 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,060
21,0482.41%
26,8832.54%
102,83012.52%
184,8315.90%
235,2934.96%
319,4906.31%
466,2863.85%
520,1102.07%
580,2442.37%
637,3661.30%
687,1952.78%
736,1071.32%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Compostela Valley as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (MN)
  • Surigao-Davao Coastal Road

Secondary Roads

  • Asuncion-San Isidro-Laak-Veruela Road
  • Compostela-Cateel Road (Compostela Side)
  • Montevista-Compostela-Mati Boundary Road
  • Nabunturan-Mainit Park Road
  • Nabunturan-Maragusan Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Montevista-Compostela-Mati Boundary Road
  • Montevista-DNAS Road
  • Nabunturan-Mainit Park Road
  • Nabunturan-Maragusan Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 736,107, ranked 40 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,729.65 square kilometers, ranked 27 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 164 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 49 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.32%, ranked 41 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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