Tagum, Province of Davao del Norte

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao del Norte
Barangay count23
Postal code8100
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDavao Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)195.80 km2 (75.60 sq mi)
Population (2015)259,444
Density (2015)1,325 / km2 (3,432 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 27' North, 125° 49' East (7.4468, 125.8095)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.0 meters (78.8 feet)

Tagum is a coastal component city in the province of Davao del Norte. It serves as the provincial capital.

The city has a land area of 195.80 square kilometers or 75.60 square miles which constitutes 5.71% of Davao del Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 259,444. This represented 25.53% of the total population of Davao del Norte province, or 5.30% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,325 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,432 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tagum has 23 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)
Apokon11.46%29,74326,87610.67%1.95%
Bincungan1.63%4,2273,8808.94%1.64%
Busaon1.10%2,8472,6726.55%1.22%
Canocotan3.14%8,1366,21530.91%5.26%
Cuambogan4.09%10,6128,47125.27%4.38%
La Filipina5.93%15,39012,09927.20%4.69%
Liboganon0.88%2,2792,1038.37%1.54%
Madaum4.13%10,7219,8388.98%1.65%
Magdum3.94%10,21610,588-3.51%-0.68%
Magugpo East5.56%14,42715,971-9.67%-1.92%
Magugpo North3.60%9,3448,6957.46%1.38%
Magugpo Poblacion1.22%3,1654,820-34.34%-7.70%
Magugpo South4.18%10,83210,5482.69%0.51%
Magugpo West5.38%13,96513,3804.37%0.82%
Mankilam15.02%38,96338,7290.60%0.11%
New Balamban0.56%1,4641,625-9.91%-1.97%
Nueva Fuerza0.75%1,9521,56424.81%4.31%
Pagsabangan2.02%5,2504,8228.88%1.63%
Pandapan0.92%2,3862,2426.42%1.19%
San Agustin0.43%1,1151,206-7.55%-1.48%
San Isidro1.85%4,7964,7041.96%0.37%
San Miguel6.67%17,31716,4305.40%1.01%
Visayan Village15.53%40,29735,32314.08%2.54%
Tagum Total259,444242,8016.85%1.27%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tagum for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,132,258,965.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009676,436,937.85
2010747,214,651.6810.46%
2011836,760,405.6111.98%
2012819,194,478.96-2.10%
2013877,110,787.897.07%
2014954,823,707.338.86%
20151,071,935,644.0412.27%
20161,132,258,965.965.63%

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 Tagum is 5 to 9, with 26,237 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,536 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15,144
1 to 421,232
5 to 926,237
10 to 1424,187
15 to 1926,187
20 to 2426,080
25 to 2923,401
30 to 3420,304
35 to 3918,173
40 to 4415,634
45 to 4913,597
50 to 5411,397
55 to 599,431
60 to 647,518
65 to 694,794
70 to 742,789
75 to 791,803
80 and over1,536
Total259,444

Historical population

The population of Tagum grew from 28,982 in 1960 to 259,444 in 2015, an increase of 230,462 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.27%, or an increase of 16,643 people, from the previous population of 242,801 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
28,982
47,3244.91%
64,2256.32%
86,2016.06%
135,4404.62%
156,5882.76%
179,5312.98%
215,9672.58%
242,8014.36%
259,4441.27%

Location

The city center of Tagum is situated at approximately 7° 27' North, 125° 49' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.0 meters or 78.8 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 Tagum are Panabo, Samal, Davao City, Mati, Digos, and Kidapawan. The nearest municipalities are Maco, Asuncion, Braulio E. Dujali, Mawab, Carmen, and New Corella. Its distance from the national capital is 950.05 kilometers (590.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 950.05 kilometers (590.33 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N33°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 259,444, ranked 47 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 75.60 square kilometers, ranked 553 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,325 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 116 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.27%, ranked 1,121 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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