Magpet, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
Barangay count32
Postal code9404
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)755.36 km2 (291.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)49,201
Density (2015)65 / km2 (169 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 6' North, 125° 7' East (7.1023, 125.1245)
Estimated elevation above sea level308.3 meters (1,011.3 feet)

Magpet is a municipality in the landlocked province of Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 755.36 square kilometers or 291.65 square miles which constitutes 8.38% of Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 49,201. This represented 3.57% of the total population of Cotabato province, or 1.08% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 65 inhabitants per square kilometer or 169 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magpet has 32 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)
Alibayon2.03%1,0019208.80%1.62%
Amabel2.68%1,31899632.33%5.48%
Bagumbayan2.17%1,06695511.62%2.12%
Balete3.40%1,6741,5964.89%0.91%
Bangkal2.24%1,10499510.95%2.00%
Bantac2.32%1,1401,0775.85%1.09%
Basak5.15%2,5352,706-6.32%-1.24%
Binay2.86%1,4061,2859.42%1.73%
Bongolanon2.84%1,3981,2749.73%1.78%
Datu Celo1.93%9511,067-10.87%-2.17%
Del Pilar1.39%6866672.85%0.54%
Doles2.61%1,2841,15710.98%2.00%
Don Panaca1.52%75060723.56%4.11%
Gubatan3.66%1,7991,53717.05%3.04%
Ilian1.54%7597333.55%0.67%
Imamaling2.11%1,04093810.87%1.98%
Inac2.47%1,2171,1297.79%1.44%
Kamada2.58%1,2701,1837.35%1.36%
Kauswagan1.30%6426282.23%0.42%
Kinarum1.96%9648829.30%1.71%
Kisandal2.42%1,1911,02016.76%2.99%
Magcaalam2.27%1,1151,121-0.54%-0.10%
Mahongcog3.81%1,8752,274-17.55%-3.61%
Manobisa3.48%1,7111,50713.54%2.45%
Manobo5.76%2,8322,38918.54%3.29%
Noa3.58%1,7591,40225.46%4.41%
Owas1.43%705728-3.16%-0.61%
Pangao‑an5.08%2,4992,23711.71%2.13%
Poblacion13.92%6,8495,69320.31%3.58%
Sallab3.07%1,5091,4752.31%0.43%
Tagbac3.45%1,6991,6224.75%0.89%
Temporan2.95%1,4531,3835.06%0.94%
Magpet Total49,20145,1838.89%1.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Magpet for the fiscal year of 2016 was 187,881,953.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009104,002,946.72
2010110,177,067.055.94%
2011120,890,317.079.72%
2012118,149,118.93-2.27%
2013130,597,862.0110.54%
2014146,830,623.6012.43%
2015165,297,542.6012.58%
2016187,881,953.9113.66%

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 Magpet is 5 to 9, with 6,076 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 330 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,113
1 to 44,791
5 to 96,076
10 to 145,697
15 to 195,050
20 to 244,367
25 to 293,708
30 to 343,277
35 to 392,942
40 to 442,782
45 to 492,480
50 to 542,108
55 to 591,548
60 to 641,147
65 to 69841
70 to 74563
75 to 79381
80 and over330
Total49,201

Historical population

The population of Magpet grew from 30,869 in 1970 to 49,201 in 2015, an increase of 18,332 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.64%, or an increase of 4,018 people, from the previous population of 45,183 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
30,869
43,9837.36%
47,2861.46%
55,3991.60%
35,256-8.12%
38,9732.17%
44,1141.72%
45,1830.88%
49,2011.64%

Location

The municipal center of Magpet is situated at approximately 7° 6' North, 125° 7' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 308.3 meters or 1,011.3 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 Magpet are Kidapawan, Digos, Davao City, Samal, Panabo, and Tacurong. The nearest municipalities are President Roxas, Makilala, Antipas, Matalam, Arakan, and M'lang. Its distance from the national capital is 944.01 kilometers (586.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 944.01 kilometers (586.58 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 49,201, ranked 525 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 291.65 square kilometers, ranked 50 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 65 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,452 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.64%, ranked 812 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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