New Bataan, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
Barangay count16
Postal code8804
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)553.15 km2 (213.57 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,726
Density (2015)86 / km2 (223 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 33' North, 126° 8' East (7.5483, 126.1379)
Estimated elevation above sea level216.0 meters (708.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 553.15 square kilometers or 213.57 square miles which constitutes 12.35% of Compostela Valley's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,726. This represented 6.48% of the total population of Compostela Valley province, or 0.98% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 86 inhabitants per square kilometer or 223 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

New Bataan has 16 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)
Andap15.63%7,4607,550-1.19%-0.23%
Bantacan7.24%3,4573,587-3.62%-0.70%
Batinao2.46%1,1741,0858.20%1.51%
Cabinuangan22.16%10,57510,3901.78%0.34%
Camanlangan11.81%5,6385,4393.66%0.69%
Cogonon2.56%1,2201,223-0.25%-0.05%
Fatima2.17%1,0349854.97%0.93%
Kahayag2.89%1,3801,613-14.45%-2.93%
Katipunan4.14%1,9781,9680.51%0.10%
Magangit3.94%1,8792,057-8.65%-1.71%
Magsaysay2.46%1,1721,1204.64%0.87%
Manurigao3.21%1,5341,685-8.96%-1.77%
Pagsabangan1.22%5815348.80%1.62%
Panag8.04%3,8354,706-18.51%-3.82%
San Roque6.95%3,3192,09058.80%9.21%
Tandawan3.12%1,4901,4383.62%0.68%
New Bataan Total47,72647,4700.54%0.10%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of New Bataan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 165,324,035.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200992,454,824.73
2010100,373,889.868.57%
2011108,254,945.877.85%
2012107,532,454.37-0.67%
2013114,352,207.646.34%
2014130,433,217.0914.06%
2015149,187,497.9414.38%
2016165,324,035.4610.82%

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 New Bataan is 5 to 9, with 5,132 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 361 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1859
1 to 44,159
5 to 95,132
10 to 145,115
15 to 194,813
20 to 244,289
25 to 293,977
30 to 343,234
35 to 393,041
40 to 442,773
45 to 492,696
50 to 542,127
55 to 591,776
60 to 641,389
65 to 69930
70 to 74621
75 to 79434
80 and over361
Total47,726

Historical population

The population of New Bataan grew from 19,978 in 1970 to 47,726 in 2015, an increase of 27,748 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.10%, or an increase of 256 people, from the previous population of 47,470 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,978
26,6375.94%
32,8874.30%
39,6291.88%
43,3271.69%
42,549-0.39%
45,3090.87%
47,4701.71%
47,7260.10%

Location

The municipal center of New Bataan is situated at approximately 7° 33' North, 126° 8' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 216.0 meters or 708.6 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 New Bataan are Tagum, Panabo, Mati, Samal, Bislig, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Compostela, Nabunturan, Montevista, Mawab, Maragusan, and Monkayo. Its distance from the national capital is 961.25 kilometers (597.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 961.25 kilometers (597.29 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,726, ranked 546 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 213.57 square kilometers, ranked 117 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 86 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,368 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.10%, ranked 1,369 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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