President Roxas, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
Barangay count25
Postal code9405
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)618.25 km2 (238.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,575
Density (2015)77 / km2 (199 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 9' North, 125° 3' East (7.1543, 125.0554)
Estimated elevation above sea level125.9 meters (413.1 feet)

President Roxas is a municipality in the landlocked province of Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 618.25 square kilometers or 238.71 square miles which constitutes 6.86% of Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,575. This represented 3.45% of the total population of Cotabato province, or 1.05% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 77 inhabitants per square kilometer or 199 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

President Roxas has 25 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)
Alegria3.03%1,4421,3635.80%1.08%
Bato‑bato1.99%9491,108-14.35%-2.91%
Cabangbangan2.34%1,11296515.23%2.74%
Camasi2.22%1,0541,331-20.81%-4.35%
Datu Indang1.91%910936-2.78%-0.53%
Datu Sandongan2.57%1,2211,00421.61%3.80%
Del Carmen6.92%3,2943,0876.71%1.24%
F. Cajelo1.79%85071219.38%3.43%
Greenhill4.05%1,9251,62418.53%3.29%
Idaoman3.35%1,5961,650-3.27%-0.63%
Ilustre3.09%1,4711,19523.10%4.04%
Kamarahan3.07%1,4601,524-4.20%-0.81%
Kimaruhing0.99%47039518.99%3.37%
Kisupaan4.41%2,0962,0880.38%0.07%
La Esperanza0.59%282323-12.69%-2.55%
Labu‑o7.14%3,3983,1906.52%1.21%
Lamalama2.93%1,3941,20915.30%2.75%
Lomonay2.16%1,02983722.94%4.01%
Mabuhay2.87%1,3671,3421.86%0.35%
New Cebu6.64%3,1603,0344.15%0.78%
Poblacion16.26%7,7377,4783.46%0.65%
Sagcungan2.65%1,2601,12012.50%2.27%
Salat4.22%2,0101,57427.70%4.77%
Sarayan3.44%1,6361,658-1.33%-0.25%
Tuael9.36%4,4523,48227.86%4.79%
President Roxas Total47,57544,2297.57%1.40%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of President Roxas for the fiscal year of 2016 was 170,393,728.15.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200997,987,185.40
2010104,657,655.806.81%
2011113,549,958.978.50%
2012109,677,975.24-3.41%
2013118,638,324.238.17%
2014135,630,349.7314.32%
2015154,299,811.6913.76%
2016170,393,728.1510.43%

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 President Roxas is 5 to 9, with 5,964 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 303 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,014
1 to 44,628
5 to 95,964
10 to 145,533
15 to 194,755
20 to 244,115
25 to 293,731
30 to 343,108
35 to 392,896
40 to 442,640
45 to 492,469
50 to 541,995
55 to 591,606
60 to 641,192
65 to 69755
70 to 74521
75 to 79350
80 and over303
Total47,575

Historical population

The population of President Roxas grew from 20,639 in 1970 to 47,575 in 2015, an increase of 26,936 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.40%, or an increase of 3,346 people, from the previous population of 44,229 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,639
20,351-0.28%
25,7844.84%
32,7742.43%
36,7882.19%
41,2312.47%
43,1330.62%
44,2290.92%
47,5751.40%

Location

The municipal center of President Roxas is situated at approximately 7° 9' North, 125° 3' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 125.9 meters or 413.1 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 President Roxas are Kidapawan, Digos, Davao City, Tacurong, Panabo, and Samal. The nearest municipalities are Magpet, Antipas, Matalam, Makilala, Arakan, and Kabacan. Its distance from the national capital is 935.34 kilometers (581.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 935.34 kilometers (581.19 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N28°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,575, ranked 550 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 238.71 square kilometers, ranked 85 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 77 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,405 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.40%, 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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