Mawab, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
Barangay count11
Postal code8802
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)136.10 km2 (52.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,065
Density (2015)272 / km2 (705 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 30' North, 125° 55' East (7.5076, 125.9207)
Estimated elevation above sea level68.0 meters (223.1 feet)

Mawab is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Compostela Valley.

The municipality has a land area of 136.10 square kilometers or 52.55 square miles which constitutes 3.04% of Compostela Valley's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,065. This represented 5.04% of the total population of Compostela Valley province, or 0.76% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 272 inhabitants per square kilometer or 705 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mawab has 11 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)
Andili13.18%4,8864,5487.43%1.37%
Bawani5.26%1,9482,061-5.48%-1.07%
Concepcion3.02%1,1191,0407.60%1.40%
Malinawon7.58%2,8102,906-3.30%-0.64%
Nueva Visayas6.28%2,3292,1428.73%1.61%
Nuevo Iloco12.26%4,5434,3993.27%0.62%
Poblacion28.39%10,52410,0314.91%0.92%
Salvacion6.10%2,2612,0639.60%1.76%
Saosao4.10%1,5191,5041.00%0.19%
Sawangan6.37%2,3602,2435.22%0.97%
Tuboran7.46%2,7662,7610.18%0.03%
Mawab Total37,06535,6983.83%0.72%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mawab for the fiscal year of 2016 was 112,957,915.20.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200960,966,133.68
201065,075,150.396.74%
201169,377,677.256.61%
201270,947,057.672.26%
201379,689,690.5812.32%
201488,999,160.7211.68%
2015102,342,844.7414.99%
2016112,957,915.2010.37%

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 Mawab is 5 to 9, with 3,963 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 355 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1719
1 to 43,103
5 to 93,963
10 to 143,937
15 to 193,505
20 to 243,365
25 to 293,127
30 to 342,581
35 to 392,351
40 to 442,119
45 to 491,955
50 to 541,790
55 to 591,511
60 to 641,087
65 to 69712
70 to 74513
75 to 79372
80 and over355
Total37,065

Historical population

The population of Mawab grew from 7,818 in 1960 to 37,065 in 2015, an increase of 29,247 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.72%, or an increase of 1,367 people, from the previous population of 35,698 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,818
13,5375.52%
17,0854.78%
20,9604.17%
28,0722.97%
29,8781.17%
32,0031.48%
34,6561.10%
35,6981.08%
37,0650.72%

Location

The municipal center of Mawab is situated at approximately 7° 30' North, 125° 55' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 68.0 meters or 223.1 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 Mawab are Tagum, Panabo, Samal, Davao City, Mati, and Bislig. The nearest municipalities are Nabunturan, New Corella, Maco, Asuncion, Montevista, and Mabini. Its distance from the national capital is 951.27 kilometers (591.09 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 951.27 kilometers (591.09 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,065, ranked 738 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 52.55 square kilometers, ranked 802 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 272 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 744 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.72%, ranked 784 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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