Kabacan, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
Barangay count24
Postal code9407
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)448.09 km2 (173.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)89,161
Density (2015)199 / km2 (515 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 7' North, 124° 49' East (7.1112, 124.8239)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.0 meters (78.7 feet)

Kabacan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 448.09 square kilometers or 173.01 square miles which constitutes 4.97% of Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 89,161. This represented 6.46% of the total population of Cotabato province, or 1.96% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 199 inhabitants per square kilometer or 515 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kabacan has 24 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)
Aringay4.26%3,7963,40111.61%2.11%
Bangilan1.87%1,6711,5319.14%1.68%
Bannawag3.53%3,1463,210-1.99%-0.38%
Buluan1.55%1,38385062.71%9.71%
Cuyapon3.37%3,0072,8595.18%0.97%
Dagupan3.08%2,7472,5507.73%1.43%
Katidtuan5.35%4,7694,6642.25%0.42%
Kayaga12.23%10,9049,9739.34%1.71%
Kilagasan3.79%3,3784,088-17.37%-3.57%
Magatos3.69%3,2892,93612.02%2.19%
Malamote2.09%1,8661,950-4.31%-0.83%
Malanduague1.79%1,5961,4926.97%1.29%
Nanga‑an3.80%3,3892,84719.04%3.37%
Osias4.77%4,2543,45623.09%4.03%
Paatan Lower5.06%4,5153,53827.61%4.75%
Paatan Upper2.41%2,1502,0146.75%1.25%
Pedtad3.81%3,3952,69026.21%4.53%
Pisan3.45%3,0742,52921.55%3.79%
Poblacion21.82%19,45317,9108.62%1.59%
Salapungan1.23%1,09692518.49%3.28%
Sanggadong0.98%87271022.82%3.99%
Simbuhay2.08%1,8531,6859.97%1.83%
Simone2.56%2,2821,73231.76%5.39%
Tamped1.43%1,2761,742-26.75%-5.75%
Kabacan Total89,16181,2829.69%1.78%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kabacan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 231,542,099.78.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009123,012,168.60
2010133,476,370.588.51%
2011148,992,906.3011.62%
2012146,636,052.47-1.58%
2013163,890,167.4111.77%
2014184,191,345.1912.39%
2015209,439,269.1013.71%
2016231,542,099.7810.55%

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 Kabacan is 15 to 19, with 10,181 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 526 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,108
1 to 48,214
5 to 910,090
10 to 149,386
15 to 1910,181
20 to 249,342
25 to 297,117
30 to 346,329
35 to 395,519
40 to 444,966
45 to 494,343
50 to 543,362
55 to 592,672
60 to 642,152
65 to 691,396
70 to 74884
75 to 79526
80 and over574
Total89,161

Historical population

The population of Kabacan grew from 21,043 in 1960 to 89,161 in 2015, an increase of 68,118 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.78%, or an increase of 7,879 people, from the previous population of 81,282 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,043
22,7690.77%
39,37811.62%
43,4431.98%
50,6011.54%
61,4813.72%
61,9980.18%
73,9912.47%
81,2823.48%
89,1611.78%

Location

The municipal center of Kabacan is situated at approximately 7° 7' North, 124° 49' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.0 meters or 78.7 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 Kabacan are Kidapawan, Tacurong, Cotabato City, Koronadal, Digos, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Matalam, Datu Montawal, Carmen, Pagalungan, Pikit, and M'lang. Its distance from the national capital is 927.83 kilometers (576.53 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 927.83 kilometers (576.53 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 89,161, ranked 209 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 173.01 square kilometers, ranked 177 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 199 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 969 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.78%, ranked 1,229 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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