Maragusan, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
Barangay count24
Postal code8808
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)394.27 km2 (152.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)60,842
Density (2015)154 / km2 (400 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 19' North, 126° 8' East (7.3170, 126.1257)
Estimated elevation above sea level674.8 meters (2,213.2 feet)

Maragusan, formerly known as San Mariano, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Compostela Valley.

The municipality has a land area of 394.27 square kilometers or 152.23 square miles which constitutes 8.80% of Compostela Valley's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 60,842. This represented 8.27% of the total population of Compostela Valley province, or 1.24% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 154 inhabitants per square kilometer or 400 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maragusan has 24 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)
Bagong Silang5.74%3,4904,008-12.92%-2.60%
Bahi1.42%8658501.76%0.33%
Cambagang2.40%1,4601,4401.39%0.26%
Coronobe5.06%3,0782,34431.31%5.32%
Katipunan3.25%1,9751,44636.58%6.12%
Lahi2.30%1,3991,741-19.64%-4.08%
Langgawisan3.33%2,0281,67321.22%3.73%
Mabugnao0.77%46826477.27%11.52%
Magcagong3.86%2,3482,2663.62%0.68%
Mahayahay0.88%53346414.87%2.67%
Mapawa9.29%5,6535,2777.13%1.32%
Maragusan24.23%14,74113,9076.00%1.12%
Mauswagon4.99%3,0352,8526.42%1.19%
New Albay6.55%3,9833,6319.69%1.78%
New Katipunan4.30%2,6181,80145.36%7.38%
New Man‑ay1.67%1,01577231.48%5.35%
New Panay2.24%1,3641,2975.17%0.96%
Paloc3.09%1,8771,8173.30%0.62%
Pamintaran2.80%1,7051,5579.51%1.74%
Parasanon1.41%8558520.35%0.07%
Talian2.98%1,8161,57515.30%2.75%
Tandik1.49%90649284.15%12.33%
Tigbao2.69%1,6351,39816.95%3.03%
Tupaz3.28%1,9951,77912.14%2.21%
Maragusan Total60,84255,5039.62%1.76%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Maragusan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 178,382,949.80.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009102,451,682.72
2010116,352,970.6913.57%
2011124,159,792.236.71%
2012119,290,704.15-3.92%
2013134,554,278.4412.80%
2014149,321,820.9910.98%
2015163,959,295.629.80%
2016178,382,949.808.80%

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 Maragusan is 5 to 9, with 6,991 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 351 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,361
1 to 45,648
5 to 96,991
10 to 146,834
15 to 196,167
20 to 245,681
25 to 294,997
30 to 344,408
35 to 393,949
40 to 443,570
45 to 492,976
50 to 542,601
55 to 591,937
60 to 641,413
65 to 69930
70 to 74632
75 to 79396
80 and over351
Total60,842

Historical population

The population of Maragusan grew from 20,220 in 1980 to 60,842 in 2015, an increase of 40,622 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.76%, or an increase of 5,339 people, from the previous population of 55,503 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,220
40,9827.32%
40,834-0.07%
45,9372.56%
51,5471.60%
55,5032.73%
60,8421.76%

Location

The municipal center of Maragusan is situated at approximately 7° 19' North, 126° 8' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 674.8 meters or 2,213.2 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 Maragusan are Tagum, Mati, Panabo, Samal, Davao City, and Bislig. The nearest municipalities are New Bataan, Maco, Mabini, Mawab, Pantukan, and Nabunturan. Its distance from the national capital is 981.44 kilometers (609.84 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 981.44 kilometers (609.84 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 60,842, ranked 392 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 152.23 square kilometers, ranked 216 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 154 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,125 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.76%, ranked 649 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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