Kiblawan, Province of Davao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao del Sur
Barangay count30
Postal code8008
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)390.07 km2 (150.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)48,897
Density (2015)125 / km2 (325 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 37' North, 125° 15' East (6.6197, 125.2519)
Estimated elevation above sea level71.7 meters (235.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 390.07 square kilometers or 150.61 square miles which constitutes 9.01% of Davao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 48,897. This represented 7.73% of the total population of Davao del Sur province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 125 inhabitants per square kilometer or 325 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kiblawan has 30 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)
Abnate0.83%408551-25.95%-5.56%
Bagong Negros3.24%1,5851,640-3.35%-0.65%
Bagong Silang0.74%36232810.37%1.90%
Bagumbayan3.18%1,5571,4189.80%1.80%
Balasiao6.86%3,3532,77620.79%3.66%
Bonifacio3.18%1,5531,35614.53%2.62%
Bulol‑Salo3.24%1,5821,718-7.92%-1.56%
Bunot2.82%1,3781,382-0.29%-0.06%
Cogon‑Bacaca4.64%2,2682,1386.08%1.13%
Dapok1.86%9088339.00%1.65%
Ihan5.78%2,8253,098-8.81%-1.74%
Kibongbong0.53%26121620.83%3.67%
Kimlawis12.56%6,1404,51236.08%6.04%
Kisulan3.26%1,5961,5920.25%0.05%
Lati‑an2.62%1,2791,474-13.23%-2.67%
Manual2.31%1,1281,0537.12%1.32%
Maraga‑a2.08%1,0161,173-13.38%-2.70%
Molopolo2.31%1,13089626.12%4.52%
New Sibonga2.52%1,23098724.62%4.28%
Panaglib4.12%2,0141,64222.66%3.96%
Pasig2.03%9929890.30%0.06%
Poblacion10.59%5,1804,34919.11%3.39%
Pocaleel1.20%586664-11.75%-2.35%
San Isidro1.53%7507036.69%1.24%
San Jose3.64%1,7801,6905.33%0.99%
San Pedro2.36%1,1541,0787.05%1.31%
Santo Niño2.08%1,0151,023-0.78%-0.15%
Tacub5.03%2,4602,20611.51%2.10%
Tacul1.30%63846038.70%6.43%
Waterfall1.57%76967314.26%2.57%
Kiblawan Total48,89744,6189.59%1.76%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kiblawan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 128,661,247.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200977,939,077.87
201086,810,658.8211.38%
201192,514,243.816.57%
201291,625,219.63-0.96%
2013100,402,624.039.58%
2014111,594,202.3711.15%
2015127,188,361.6813.97%
2016128,661,247.461.16%

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 Kiblawan is 5 to 9, with 5,438 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 396 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1800
1 to 44,432
5 to 95,438
10 to 145,012
15 to 195,020
20 to 244,626
25 to 294,283
30 to 343,488
35 to 393,042
40 to 442,662
45 to 492,438
50 to 542,016
55 to 591,840
60 to 641,399
65 to 691,012
70 to 74572
75 to 79421
80 and over396
Total48,897

Historical population

The population of Kiblawan grew from 24,549 in 1970 to 48,897 in 2015, an increase of 24,348 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.76%, or an increase of 4,279 people, from the previous population of 44,618 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
24,549
25,3160.62%
25,8940.45%
31,7532.06%
36,3752.58%
41,2752.75%
43,0540.58%
44,6181.31%
48,8971.76%

Location

The municipal center of Kiblawan is situated at approximately 6° 37' North, 125° 15' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 71.7 meters or 235.2 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 Kiblawan are Digos, Kidapawan, Koronadal, General Santos, Davao City, and Tacurong. The nearest municipalities are Hagonoy, Padada, Matanao, Sulop, Malalag, and Magsaysay. Its distance from the national capital is 997.76 kilometers (619.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 997.76 kilometers (619.98 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 48,897, ranked 529 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 150.61 square kilometers, ranked 223 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 125 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,224 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.76%, ranked 1,105 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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