Mati, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
Barangay count26
Postal code8200
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)588.63 km2 (227.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)141,141
Density (2015)240 / km2 (621 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 58' North, 126° 13' East (6.9614, 126.2147)
Estimated elevation above sea level77.8 meters (255.2 feet)

Mati is a coastal component city in the province of Davao Oriental. It serves as the provincial capital.

The city has a land area of 588.63 square kilometers or 227.27 square miles which constitutes 10.36% of Davao Oriental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 141,141. This represented 25.25% of the total population of Davao Oriental province, or 2.88% of the overall population of the Davao Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 240 inhabitants per square kilometer or 621 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mati has 26 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)
Badas4.90%6,9165,96715.90%2.85%
Bobon3.22%4,5394,858-6.57%-1.28%
Buso1.47%2,0782,079-0.05%-0.01%
Cabuaya1.45%2,0421,75616.29%2.91%
Central25.85%36,48535,6792.26%0.43%
Culian1.19%1,6771,38321.26%3.74%
Dahican11.49%16,21211,13545.59%7.41%
Danao0.57%8017644.84%0.90%
Dawan2.80%3,9463,8153.43%0.64%
Don Enrique Lopez2.73%3,8533,30716.51%2.95%
Don Martin Marundan2.64%3,7223,3889.86%1.81%
Don Salvador Lopez, Sr.3.64%5,1374,31818.97%3.36%
Langka0.86%1,2071,333-9.45%-1.87%
Lawigan2.12%2,9942,9511.46%0.28%
Libudon1.54%2,1682,1451.07%0.20%
Luban0.86%1,2191,2090.83%0.16%
Macambol3.11%4,3833,74816.94%3.02%
Mamali1.52%2,1512,1500.05%0.01%
Matiao10.51%14,83712,46119.07%3.38%
Mayo2.54%3,5913,17713.03%2.36%
Sainz7.62%10,7549,26516.07%2.88%
Sanghay1.15%1,6231,42014.30%2.58%
Tagabakid1.30%1,8291,25445.85%7.45%
Tagbinonga1.03%1,4531,498-3.00%-0.58%
Taguibo1.69%2,3902,3123.37%0.63%
Tamisan2.22%3,1342,77113.10%2.37%
Mati Total141,141126,14311.89%2.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Mati for the fiscal year of 2016 was 812,896,522.17.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009318,953,392.10
2010213,452,777.07-33.08%
2011228,435,390.737.02%
2012550,177,659.76140.85%
2013588,517,097.996.97%
2014654,302,696.5811.18%
2015749,492,230.9814.55%
2016812,896,522.178.46%

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 Mati is 15 to 19, with 15,787 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,090 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,941
1 to 412,399
5 to 915,428
10 to 1415,421
15 to 1915,787
20 to 2412,611
25 to 2910,548
30 to 348,956
35 to 398,856
40 to 448,162
45 to 497,445
50 to 546,374
55 to 595,332
60 to 643,922
65 to 692,759
70 to 741,820
75 to 791,290
80 and over1,090
Total141,141

Historical population

The population of Mati grew from 23,479 in 1960 to 141,141 in 2015, an increase of 117,662 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.16%, or an increase of 14,998 people, from the previous population of 126,143 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,479
53,2428.34%
73,1256.57%
78,1781.34%
93,0231.75%
93,8010.16%
105,9082.64%
122,0461.98%
126,1431.21%
141,1412.16%

Location

The city center of Mati is situated at approximately 6° 58' North, 126° 13' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 77.8 meters or 255.2 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 Mati are Samal, Davao City, Panabo, Tagum, Digos, and Kidapawan. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, Banaybanay, Lupon, Tarragona, Governor Generoso, and Pantukan. Its distance from the national capital is 1,019.52 kilometers (633.50 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,019.52 kilometers (633.50 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 141,141, ranked 96 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 227.27 square kilometers, ranked 96 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 240 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 837 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.16%, ranked 483 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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