Matanao, Province of Davao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao del Sur
Barangay count33
Postal code8003
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)202.40 km2 (78.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,755
Density (2015)280 / km2 (726 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 43' North, 125° 13' East (6.7086, 125.2164)
Estimated elevation above sea level51.6 meters (169.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 202.40 square kilometers or 78.15 square miles which constitutes 4.68% of Davao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,755. This represented 8.97% of the total population of Davao del Sur province, or 1.16% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 280 inhabitants per square kilometer or 726 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Matanao has 33 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)
Asbang1.86%1,0581,082-2.22%-0.43%
Asinan1.07%610623-2.09%-0.40%
Bagumbayan0.89%5074707.87%1.45%
Bangkal5.27%2,9903,136-4.66%-0.90%
Buas1.64%93283611.48%2.09%
Buri4.40%2,5002,3187.85%1.45%
Cabligan3.00%1,7051,49214.28%2.57%
Camanchiles3.62%2,0541,21868.64%10.46%
Ceboza1.25%71061814.89%2.68%
Colonsabak2.74%1,5541,619-4.01%-0.78%
Dongan‑Pekong3.14%1,7811,53615.95%2.86%
Kabasagan3.86%2,1922,0347.77%1.43%
Kapok2.19%1,2421,1517.91%1.46%
Kauswagan2.91%1,6511,47412.01%2.18%
Kibao1.18%6716178.75%1.61%
La Suerte3.00%1,7021,6851.01%0.19%
Langa‑an1.27%7236658.72%1.60%
Lower Marber2.32%1,3141,3090.38%0.07%
Manga6.34%3,5963,5690.76%0.14%
New Katipunan3.69%2,0971,9099.85%1.80%
New Murcia2.45%1,3911,3215.30%0.99%
New Visayas4.34%2,4612,3673.97%0.74%
Poblacion10.84%6,1544,96923.85%4.16%
Saboy3.36%1,9061,73010.17%1.86%
San Jose2.22%1,2621,12811.88%2.16%
San Miguel1.35%76750153.09%8.45%
San Vicente1.36%7747325.74%1.07%
Saub0.93%52846713.06%2.37%
Sinaragan3.36%1,9091,44831.84%5.40%
Sinawilan7.70%4,3694,0168.79%1.62%
Tamlangon1.60%90778215.98%2.86%
Tibongbong1.53%86776713.04%2.36%
Towak3.30%1,8711,7934.35%0.81%
Matanao Total56,75551,38210.46%1.91%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Matanao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 131,169,990.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200974,969,437.69
201079,795,659.586.44%
201185,887,257.317.63%
201285,528,742.18-0.42%
201393,857,806.149.74%
2014105,772,908.2112.69%
2015119,889,495.9713.35%
2016131,169,990.519.41%

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 Matanao is 5 to 9, with 6,489 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 529 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,201
1 to 45,163
5 to 96,489
10 to 146,107
15 to 195,371
20 to 244,968
25 to 294,552
30 to 343,818
35 to 393,527
40 to 443,244
45 to 492,983
50 to 542,668
55 to 592,169
60 to 641,648
65 to 691,068
70 to 74703
75 to 79547
80 and over529
Total56,755

Historical population

The population of Matanao grew from 21,071 in 1960 to 56,755 in 2015, an increase of 35,684 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.91%, or an increase of 5,373 people, from the previous population of 51,382 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,071
26,8892.41%
25,459-1.09%
30,1063.41%
41,2623.20%
43,4550.97%
46,9161.66%
49,8060.83%
51,3821.14%
56,7551.91%

Location

The municipal center of Matanao is situated at approximately 6° 43' North, 125° 13' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 51.6 meters or 169.3 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 Matanao are Digos, Kidapawan, Koronadal, Davao City, Tacurong, and General Santos. The nearest municipalities are Bansalan, Magsaysay, Hagonoy, Kiblawan, Padada, and Sulop. Its distance from the national capital is 987.23 kilometers (613.44 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 987.23 kilometers (613.44 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,755, ranked 428 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 78.15 square kilometers, ranked 531 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 280 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 722 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.91%, ranked 1,430 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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