Bansalan, Province of Davao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao del Sur
Barangay count25
Postal code8005
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)157.75 km2 (60.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)60,440
Density (2015)383 / km2 (992 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 47' North, 125° 13' East (6.7863, 125.2128)
Estimated elevation above sea level162.7 meters (533.5 feet)

Bansalan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Davao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 157.75 square kilometers or 60.91 square miles which constitutes 3.65% of Davao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 60,440. This represented 9.55% of the total population of Davao del Sur province, or 1.24% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 383 inhabitants per square kilometer or 992 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bansalan has 25 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)
Alegre1.76%1,06481630.39%5.18%
Alta Vista1.46%88568329.58%5.06%
Anonang3.26%1,9731,9292.28%0.43%
Bitaug1.31%7917732.33%0.44%
Bonifacio0.68%4104090.24%0.05%
Buenavista2.08%1,2591,2520.56%0.11%
Darapuay2.73%1,6531,685-1.90%-0.36%
Dolo6.28%3,7963,899-2.64%-0.51%
Eman2.91%1,7571,48918.00%3.20%
Kinuskusan1.84%1,1121,277-12.92%-2.60%
Libertad1.46%8808029.73%1.78%
Linawan1.89%1,1401,156-1.38%-0.27%
Mabuhay4.18%2,5262,930-13.79%-2.79%
Mabunga2.11%1,2781,330-3.91%-0.76%
Managa7.59%4,5863,87318.41%3.27%
Marber3.29%1,9872,117-6.14%-1.20%
New Clarin6.76%4,0863,67111.30%2.06%
Poblacion14.39%8,6957,59114.54%2.62%
Poblacion Dos14.94%9,0318,7822.84%0.53%
Rizal7.13%4,3083,9529.01%1.66%
Santo Niño2.72%1,6451,42815.20%2.73%
Sibayan1.25%75557032.46%5.50%
Tinongtongan1.42%85659144.84%7.31%
Tubod5.51%3,3332,93813.44%2.43%
Union1.05%63455314.65%2.64%
Bansalan Total60,44056,4966.98%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bansalan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 152,073,648.00.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200986,808,571.10
201086,934,261.760.14%
2011100,467,852.3415.57%
2012104,790,329.084.30%
2013112,762,587.207.61%
2014125,552,606.7911.34%
2015139,753,816.2311.31%
2016152,073,648.008.82%

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 Bansalan is 5 to 9, with 6,232 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 562 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,261
1 to 45,168
5 to 96,232
10 to 145,720
15 to 195,577
20 to 245,302
25 to 295,063
30 to 344,346
35 to 393,747
40 to 443,415
45 to 493,293
50 to 543,082
55 to 592,760
60 to 642,035
65 to 691,423
70 to 74846
75 to 79608
80 and over562
Total60,440

Historical population

The population of Bansalan grew from 45,360 in 1960 to 60,440 in 2015, an increase of 15,080 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 3,944 people, from the previous population of 56,496 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
45,360
33,374-2.96%
35,5581.28%
40,7162.75%
46,6911.38%
48,8940.87%
51,7811.24%
54,2460.64%
56,4961.49%
60,4401.29%

Location

The municipal center of Bansalan is situated at approximately 6° 47' North, 125° 13' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 162.7 meters or 533.5 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 Bansalan are Digos, Kidapawan, Koronadal, Davao City, Tacurong, and Samal. The nearest municipalities are Magsaysay, Matanao, Hagonoy, Kiblawan, Padada, and Santa Cruz. Its distance from the national capital is 979.44 kilometers (608.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 979.44 kilometers (608.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 60,440, ranked 393 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 60.91 square kilometers, ranked 705 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 383 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 515 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 523 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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