Sarangani, Province of Davao Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Occidental
Barangay count12
Postal code8015
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea, Celebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Balut, Sarangani
Area (2007)97.72 km2 (37.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,039
Density (2015)246 / km2 (637 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 25' North, 125° 25' East (5.4123, 125.4215)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.0 meters (134.4 feet)

Sarangani is a coastal municipality in the province of Davao Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 97.72 square kilometers or 37.73 square miles which constitutes 4.52% of Davao Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,039. This represented 7.60% of the total population of Davao Occidental province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 246 inhabitants per square kilometer or 637 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sarangani has 12 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)
Batuganding9.15%2,2002,0189.02%1.66%
Camahual5.25%1,2621,2262.94%0.55%
Camalig4.85%1,1661,04911.15%2.03%
Gomtago3.32%7977821.92%0.36%
Konel8.90%2,1402,0872.54%0.48%
Laker7.48%1,7971,7850.67%0.13%
Lipol9.04%2,1732,1282.11%0.40%
Mabila21.41%5,1475,429-5.19%-1.01%
Patuco12.24%2,9422,6979.08%1.67%
Tagen6.50%1,5631,30619.68%3.48%
Tinina7.74%1,8611,8033.22%0.60%
Tucal4.12%9919801.12%0.21%
Sarangani Total24,03923,2903.22%0.60%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sarangani for the fiscal year of 2016 was 70,082,321.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,377,034.91
201040,993,134.156.82%
201144,045,809.037.45%
201245,761,395.033.90%
201350,421,978.7110.18%
201457,163,405.8113.37%
201564,430,561.1712.71%
201670,082,321.628.77%

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 Sarangani is 5 to 9, with 3,127 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 131 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1608
1 to 42,863
5 to 93,127
10 to 142,481
15 to 192,398
20 to 242,228
25 to 291,999
30 to 341,751
35 to 391,440
40 to 441,228
45 to 491,139
50 to 54881
55 to 59657
60 to 64434
65 to 69353
70 to 74184
75 to 79137
80 and over131
Total24,039

Historical population

The population of Sarangani grew from 11,960 in 1980 to 24,039 in 2015, an increase of 12,079 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.60%, or an increase of 749 people, from the previous population of 23,290 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,960
15,0032.29%
16,6481.97%
18,3912.16%
20,3941.44%
23,2904.95%
24,0390.60%

Location

The municipal center of Sarangani is situated at approximately 5° 25' North, 125° 25' East, in the island of Balut. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.0 meters or 134.4 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 Sarangani are General Santos, Koronadal, Digos, Tacurong, Kidapawan, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Glan, Jose Abad Santos, Malapatan, Maasim, Alabel, and Don Marcelino. Its distance from the national capital is 1,125.72 kilometers (699.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,125.72 kilometers (699.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,039, ranked 1,115 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 37.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,036 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 246 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 820 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.60%, ranked 1,021 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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