Monkayo, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
Barangay count21
Postal code8805
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)609.61 km2 (235.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)94,908
Density (2015)156 / km2 (403 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 50' North, 126° 3' East (7.8324, 126.0565)
Estimated elevation above sea level58.8 meters (192.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 609.61 square kilometers or 235.37 square miles which constitutes 13.61% of Compostela Valley's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 94,908. This represented 12.89% of the total population of Compostela Valley province, or 1.94% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 156 inhabitants per square kilometer or 403 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Monkayo 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)
Awao4.79%4,5474,1828.73%1.61%
Babag3.47%3,2893,2291.86%0.35%
Banlag4.73%4,4874,4351.17%0.22%
Baylo3.25%3,0802,9285.19%0.97%
Casoon6.01%5,7045,3706.22%1.16%
Haguimitan2.27%2,1581,9828.88%1.63%
Inambatan1.70%1,6091,956-17.74%-3.65%
Macopa2.69%2,5532,3916.78%1.26%
Mamunga1.93%1,8361,47324.64%4.28%
Mount Diwata15.42%14,63518,072-19.02%-3.94%
Naboc2.95%2,7983,044-8.08%-1.59%
Olaycon2.51%2,3832,02417.74%3.16%
Pasian5.29%5,0214,7226.33%1.18%
Poblacion20.48%19,43418,3415.96%1.11%
Rizal1.88%1,7801,6567.49%1.38%
Salvacion3.70%3,5113,4392.09%0.40%
San Isidro1.48%1,4011,3980.21%0.04%
San Jose3.14%2,9782,8643.98%0.75%
Tubo‑tubo3.83%3,6343,6150.53%0.10%
Union3.43%3,2553,0387.14%1.32%
Upper Ulip5.07%4,8154,6683.15%0.59%
Monkayo Total94,90894,8270.09%0.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Monkayo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 284,788,617.38.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009167,732,550.46
2010167,841,103.000.06%
2011201,430,924.4820.01%
2012206,115,995.842.33%
2013206,183,583.010.03%
2014227,451,347.5610.31%
2015263,150,412.4415.70%
2016284,788,617.388.22%

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 Monkayo is 5 to 9, with 10,966 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 640 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,106
1 to 49,297
5 to 910,966
10 to 1410,726
15 to 1910,098
20 to 248,847
25 to 297,836
30 to 346,192
35 to 395,583
40 to 445,304
45 to 494,885
50 to 544,096
55 to 593,158
60 to 642,189
65 to 691,390
70 to 74929
75 to 79666
80 and over640
Total94,908

Historical population

The population of Monkayo grew from 16,062 in 1960 to 94,908 in 2015, an increase of 78,846 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.02%, or an increase of 81 people, from the previous population of 94,827 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,062
24,5974.26%
34,1206.79%
37,5711.94%
58,2394.48%
66,5502.53%
85,8305.61%
90,9710.81%
94,8271.52%
94,9080.02%

Location

The municipal center of Monkayo is situated at approximately 7° 50' North, 126° 3' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 58.8 meters or 192.9 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 Monkayo are Tagum, Bislig, Panabo, Samal, Mati, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Montevista, Santa Josefa, Compostela, Trento, Nabunturan, and Veruela. Its distance from the national capital is 930.50 kilometers (578.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 930.50 kilometers (578.19 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 94,908, ranked 193 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 235.37 square kilometers, ranked 88 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 156 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,119 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.02%, ranked 353 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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