Nabunturan, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
Barangay count28
Postal code8800
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)231.30 km2 (89.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)82,234
Density (2015)356 / km2 (921 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 36' North, 125° 58' East (7.6021, 125.9687)
Estimated elevation above sea level86.7 meters (284.3 feet)

Nabunturan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Compostela Valley. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 231.30 square kilometers or 89.31 square miles which constitutes 5.16% of Compostela Valley's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 82,234. This represented 11.17% of the total population of Compostela Valley province, or 1.68% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 356 inhabitants per square kilometer or 921 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nabunturan has 28 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)
Anislagan1.41%1,1561,00714.80%2.66%
Antiquera2.22%1,8251,7504.29%0.80%
Basak3.06%2,5142,08120.81%3.66%
Bayabas1.10%90478914.58%2.62%
Bukal4.63%3,8103,43410.95%2.00%
Cabacungan1.33%1,0971,109-1.08%-0.21%
Cabidianan3.57%2,9372,64710.96%2.00%
Katipunan2.10%1,7291,6802.92%0.55%
Libasan2.53%2,0841,73120.39%3.60%
Linda2.40%1,9731,67917.51%3.12%
Magading2.80%2,3011,99315.45%2.77%
Magsaysay6.45%5,3015,0734.49%0.84%
Mainit12.04%9,9058,01023.66%4.13%
Manat3.65%3,0052,8326.11%1.14%
Matilo2.14%1,7601,6755.07%0.95%
Mipangi4.90%4,0273,59611.99%2.18%
New Dauis0.76%6215974.02%0.75%
New Sibonga3.23%2,6582,4448.76%1.61%
Ogao1.87%1,5401,5062.26%0.43%
Pangutosan2.97%2,4431,91527.57%4.75%
Poblacion22.29%18,33116,34212.17%2.21%
San Isidro1.54%1,2631,00425.80%4.47%
San Roque1.64%1,3501,06027.36%4.71%
San Vicente0.69%571576-0.87%-0.17%
Santa Maria3.60%2,9602,7647.09%1.31%
Santo Niño1.58%1,2991,2355.18%0.97%
Sasa0.73%5975802.93%0.55%
Tagnocon2.76%2,2732,0878.91%1.64%
Nabunturan Total82,23473,19612.35%2.24%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Nabunturan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 238,945,675.97.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009115,995,528.61
2010124,852,434.477.64%
2011141,052,519.7412.98%
2012150,207,668.736.49%
2013174,164,266.2015.95%
2014194,238,275.9011.53%
2015219,074,454.5012.79%
2016238,945,675.979.07%

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 Nabunturan is 5 to 9, with 8,723 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 663 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,660
1 to 47,231
5 to 98,723
10 to 148,142
15 to 197,666
20 to 247,864
25 to 297,296
30 to 345,986
35 to 395,296
40 to 444,726
45 to 494,484
50 to 543,873
55 to 593,121
60 to 642,297
65 to 691,512
70 to 74999
75 to 79663
80 and over695
Total82,234

Historical population

The population of Nabunturan grew from 21,860 in 1960 to 82,234 in 2015, an increase of 60,374 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.24%, or an increase of 9,038 people, from the previous population of 73,196 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,860
27,6892.34%
30,8832.21%
37,2923.84%
53,4103.66%
56,5761.08%
60,5431.46%
67,3651.48%
73,1963.07%
82,2342.24%

Location

The municipal center of Nabunturan is situated at approximately 7° 36' North, 125° 58' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 86.7 meters or 284.3 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 Nabunturan are Tagum, Panabo, Samal, Davao City, Mati, and Bislig. The nearest municipalities are Montevista, Mawab, Compostela, New Corella, New Bataan, and Asuncion. Its distance from the national capital is 945.65 kilometers (587.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 945.65 kilometers (587.60 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 82,234, ranked 240 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 89.31 square kilometers, ranked 464 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 356 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 550 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.24%, ranked 741 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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