Aleosan, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
Barangay count19
Postal code9415
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)225.44 km2 (87.04 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,405
Density (2015)175 / km2 (453 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 9' North, 124° 35' East (7.1523, 124.5813)
Estimated elevation above sea level33.4 meters (109.7 feet)

Aleosan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 225.44 square kilometers or 87.04 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,405. This represented 2.86% of the total population of Cotabato province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 175 inhabitants per square kilometer or 453 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aleosan has 19 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)
Bagolibas3.96%1,5621,28221.84%3.83%
Cawilihan3.28%1,2921,2235.64%1.05%
Dualing7.61%2,9982,8465.34%1.00%
Dunguan7.12%2,8052,5709.14%1.68%
Katalicanan3.32%1,3071,08021.02%3.70%
Lawili4.74%1,8681,47326.82%4.63%
Lower Mingading3.48%1,3731,11722.92%4.01%
Luanan3.42%1,3491,01033.56%5.67%
Malapang3.33%1,3111,2465.22%0.97%
New Leon5.20%2,0491,86210.04%1.84%
New Panay7.45%2,9342,65810.38%1.90%
Pagangan7.38%2,9072,943-1.22%-0.23%
Palacat2.79%1,10192818.64%3.31%
Pentil3.53%1,3921,26310.21%1.87%
San Mateo12.03%4,7394,25211.45%2.09%
Santa Cruz2.98%1,1751,0996.92%1.28%
Tapodoc5.72%2,2551,80125.21%4.37%
Tomado7.05%2,7803,026-8.13%-1.60%
Upper Mingading5.60%2,2082,0676.82%1.26%
Aleosan Total39,40535,74610.24%1.87%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Aleosan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 103,442,936.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,937,067.97
201060,420,631.664.29%
201165,603,824.758.58%
201263,584,366.60-3.08%
201372,477,011.2213.99%
201481,996,302.7213.13%
201593,503,530.7214.03%
2016103,442,936.7710.63%

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 Aleosan is 10 to 14, with 4,693 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 317 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1968
1 to 43,847
5 to 94,690
10 to 144,693
15 to 194,002
20 to 243,518
25 to 293,111
30 to 342,732
35 to 392,474
40 to 442,086
45 to 491,915
50 to 541,602
55 to 591,180
60 to 64880
65 to 69631
70 to 74439
75 to 79320
80 and over317
Total39,405

Historical population

The population of Aleosan grew from 22,574 in 1990 to 39,405 in 2015, an increase of 16,831 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.87%, or an increase of 3,659 people, from the previous population of 35,746 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,574
25,4082.24%
26,1640.63%
32,8743.20%
35,7463.10%
39,4051.87%

Location

The municipal center of Aleosan is situated at approximately 7° 9' North, 124° 35' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.4 meters or 109.7 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 Aleosan are Cotabato City, Tacurong, Kidapawan, Koronadal, Digos, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Midsayap, Libungan, Pikit, Datu Piang, Pagalungan, and Datu Salibo. Its distance from the national capital is 912.02 kilometers (566.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 912.02 kilometers (566.70 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,405, ranked 685 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 87.04 square kilometers, ranked 478 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 175 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,051 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.87%, ranked 693 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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