Montevista, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
Barangay count20
Postal code8801
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)225.00 km2 (86.87 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,706
Density (2015)194 / km2 (503 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 42' North, 125° 59' East (7.7030, 125.9884)
Estimated elevation above sea level82.9 meters (272.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 225.00 square kilometers or 86.87 square miles which constitutes 5.02% of Compostela Valley's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,706. This represented 5.94% of the total population of Compostela Valley province, or 0.89% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 194 inhabitants per square kilometer or 503 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Montevista has 20 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)
Banagbanag3.12%1,3651,3580.52%0.10%
Banglasan2.29%9999435.94%1.10%
Bankerohan Norte2.67%1,16697519.59%3.46%
Bankerohan Sur3.21%1,4011,21715.12%2.72%
Camansi3.30%1,4421,3556.42%1.19%
Camantangan2.51%1,0971,105-0.72%-0.14%
Canidkid2.97%1,2991,331-2.40%-0.46%
Concepcion4.18%1,8291,46924.51%4.26%
Dauman3.76%1,6441,48410.78%1.97%
Lebanon2.88%1,2571,10214.07%2.54%
Linoan8.13%3,5533,2549.19%1.69%
Mayaon8.09%3,5383,4532.46%0.46%
New Calape2.46%1,07489020.67%3.64%
New Cebulan2.02%8828385.25%0.98%
New Dalaguete2.54%1,10984930.62%5.22%
New Visayas8.38%3,6642,87727.35%4.71%
Prosperidad6.38%2,7872,28521.97%3.85%
San Jose20.78%9,0808,3678.52%1.57%
San Vicente4.35%1,9001,8771.23%0.23%
Tapia5.99%2,6202,5731.83%0.35%
Montevista Total43,70639,60210.36%1.90%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Montevista for the fiscal year of 2016 was 130,305,358.65.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200970,145,276.68
201074,245,795.555.85%
201183,531,283.7112.51%
201281,793,776.21-2.08%
201394,193,685.5015.16%
2014105,472,870.0311.97%
2015125,145,687.4518.65%
2016130,305,358.654.12%

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 Montevista is 5 to 9, with 5,159 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 325 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1876
1 to 43,979
5 to 95,159
10 to 144,738
15 to 194,397
20 to 244,071
25 to 293,680
30 to 342,956
35 to 392,638
40 to 442,329
45 to 492,256
50 to 541,904
55 to 591,553
60 to 641,136
65 to 69763
70 to 74566
75 to 79380
80 and over325
Total43,706

Historical population

The population of Montevista grew from 11,945 in 1970 to 43,706 in 2015, an increase of 31,761 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.89%, or an increase of 4,104 people, from the previous population of 39,602 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,945
19,43710.26%
20,6261.19%
29,7893.74%
31,9051.29%
33,2250.87%
35,1920.80%
39,6024.39%
43,7061.89%

Location

The municipal center of Montevista is situated at approximately 7° 42' North, 125° 59' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 82.9 meters or 272.0 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 Montevista are Tagum, Panabo, Bislig, Samal, Davao City, and Mati. The nearest municipalities are Compostela, Nabunturan, Monkayo, New Corella, Mawab, and New Bataan. Its distance from the national capital is 937.75 kilometers (582.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 937.75 kilometers (582.69 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,706, ranked 602 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 86.87 square kilometers, ranked 479 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 194 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 985 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.90%, ranked 23 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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