Banisilan, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
Barangay count20
Postal code9416
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)577.22 km2 (222.87 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,677
Density (2015)76 / km2 (196 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 30' North, 124° 42' East (7.5058, 124.6947)
Estimated elevation above sea level415.8 meters (1,363.7 feet)

Banisilan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 577.22 square kilometers or 222.87 square miles which constitutes 6.41% of Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,677. This represented 3.17% of the total population of Cotabato province, or 0.96% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 76 inhabitants per square kilometer or 196 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Banisilan has 20 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)
Banisilan Poblacion11.18%4,8844,7852.07%0.39%
Busaon5.02%2,1912,312-5.23%-1.02%
Capayangan2.99%1,3041,367-4.61%-0.89%
Carugmanan2.57%1,1241,241-9.43%-1.87%
Gastay5.14%2,2432,1265.50%1.03%
Kalawaig1.62%70959419.36%3.43%
Kiaring5.51%2,4071,52857.53%9.04%
Malagap6.53%2,8502,34721.43%3.77%
Malinao9.77%4,2684,1802.11%0.40%
Miguel Macasarte2.64%1,1541,194-3.35%-0.65%
Pantar2.90%1,2651,04421.17%3.72%
Paradise4.66%2,0372,0071.49%0.28%
Pinamulaan4.48%1,9581,8585.38%1.00%
Poblacion II6.75%2,9472,67110.33%1.89%
Puting‑bato3.17%1,3841,2738.72%1.60%
Solama9.86%4,3063,58320.18%3.56%
Thailand4.23%1,8461,7336.52%1.21%
Tinimbacan3.54%1,5471,26022.78%3.98%
Tumbao‑Camalig1.97%860934-7.92%-1.56%
Wadya5.48%2,3931,87727.49%4.73%
Banisilan Total43,67739,9149.43%1.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Banisilan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 151,858,075.56.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200984,566,401.96
201089,024,753.135.27%
201196,359,235.988.24%
201293,213,281.23-3.26%
2013106,261,670.6414.00%
2014120,416,744.6013.32%
2015142,273,315.3018.15%
2016151,858,075.566.74%

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 Banisilan is 5 to 9, with 5,614 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 183 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,107
1 to 44,400
5 to 95,614
10 to 145,349
15 to 194,754
20 to 244,056
25 to 293,406
30 to 342,800
35 to 392,515
40 to 442,321
45 to 492,071
50 to 541,668
55 to 591,270
60 to 64922
65 to 69610
70 to 74404
75 to 79227
80 and over183
Total43,677

Historical population

The population of Banisilan grew from 26,576 in 1990 to 43,677 in 2015, an increase of 17,101 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.73%, or an increase of 3,763 people, from the previous population of 39,914 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,576
29,3521.88%
35,5394.19%
36,5670.39%
39,9143.24%
43,6771.73%

Location

The municipal center of Banisilan is situated at approximately 7° 30' North, 124° 42' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 415.8 meters or 1,363.7 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 Banisilan are Cotabato City, Valencia, Kidapawan, Marawi, Malaybalay, and Tacurong. The nearest municipalities are Wao, Alamada, Kadingilan, Damulog, Kalilangan, and Amai Manabilang. Its distance from the national capital is 882.45 kilometers (548.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 882.45 kilometers (548.33 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,677, ranked 605 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 222.87 square kilometers, ranked 103 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 76 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,408 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.73%, ranked 1,004 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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