Lupon, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
Barangay count21
Postal code8207
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDavao Gulf [Philippine Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)886.39 km2 (342.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)65,785
Density (2015)74 / km2 (192 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 54' North, 126° 1' East (6.9027, 126.0150)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.9 meters (75.2 feet)

Lupon is a coastal municipality in the province of Davao Oriental.

The municipality has a land area of 886.39 square kilometers or 342.24 square miles which constitutes 15.61% of Davao Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 65,785. This represented 11.77% of the total population of Davao Oriental province, or 1.34% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 74 inhabitants per square kilometer or 192 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lupon has 21 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)
Bagumbayan8.12%5,3426,113-12.61%-2.53%
Cabadiangan2.05%1,3501,433-5.79%-1.13%
Calapagan7.16%4,7133,83522.89%4.00%
Cocornon2.98%1,9611,9381.19%0.22%
Corporacion4.55%2,9962,8614.72%0.88%
Don Mariano Marcos6.29%4,1412,96639.62%6.56%
Ilangay7.99%5,2574,40119.45%3.44%
Langka2.71%1,7811,6627.16%1.33%
Lantawan0.68%4474333.23%0.61%
Limbahan2.54%1,6721,685-0.77%-0.15%
Macangao3.40%2,2371,96713.73%2.48%
Magsaysay1.12%7357083.81%0.72%
Mahayahay1.43%93883212.74%2.31%
Maragatas4.31%2,8353,194-11.24%-2.24%
Marayag8.77%5,7675,19511.01%2.01%
New Visayas0.99%6486273.35%0.63%
Poblacion25.62%16,85115,7027.32%1.35%
San Isidro2.42%1,5931,662-4.15%-0.80%
San Jose0.95%622659-5.61%-1.09%
Tagboa2.47%1,6281,5912.33%0.44%
Tagugpo3.45%2,2712,2590.53%0.10%
Lupon Total65,78561,7236.58%1.22%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lupon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 242,897,909.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009142,225,868.89
2010145,147,968.492.05%
2011160,914,738.7210.86%
2012155,639,088.45-3.28%
2013170,375,951.539.47%
2014192,692,368.7813.10%
2015221,614,716.0015.01%
2016242,897,909.519.60%

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 Lupon is 5 to 9, with 7,445 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 556 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,503
1 to 46,158
5 to 97,445
10 to 146,908
15 to 196,568
20 to 245,737
25 to 295,152
30 to 344,124
35 to 393,875
40 to 443,748
45 to 493,558
50 to 543,134
55 to 592,545
60 to 641,935
65 to 691,372
70 to 74809
75 to 79658
80 and over556
Total65,785

Historical population

The population of Lupon grew from 26,149 in 1960 to 65,785 in 2015, an increase of 39,636 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.22%, or an increase of 4,062 people, from the previous population of 61,723 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,149
32,4562.14%
35,4971.81%
41,0812.96%
47,9461.56%
50,6681.04%
57,0922.59%
60,1330.72%
61,7230.95%
65,7851.22%

Location

The municipal center of Lupon is situated at approximately 6° 54' North, 126° 1' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.9 meters or 75.2 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 Lupon are Mati, Samal, Davao City, Panabo, Tagum, and Digos. The nearest municipalities are Banaybanay, San Isidro, Governor Generoso, Pantukan, Maragusan, and Mabini. Its distance from the national capital is 1,012.90 kilometers (629.39 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,012.90 kilometers (629.39 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 65,785, ranked 342 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 342.24 square kilometers, ranked 32 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 74 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,420 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.22%, ranked 934 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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