Sarangani

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Sarangani
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Cities0
Municipalities7
Barangays141
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)3,601.25 km2 (1,390.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)544,261
Density (2015)151 / km2 (391 / sq mi)

Sarangani is a province in the Philippines situated in the SOCCSKSARGEN region occupying the southern-central section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Alabel.

The province has a land area of 3,601.25 square kilometers or 1,390.45 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 544,261. This represented 11.97% of the total population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region, 2.25% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.54% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 151 inhabitants per square kilometer or 391 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Sarangani is bordered, clockwise from the North, by South Cotabato, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental, Celebes Sea, and Sultan Kudarat.

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Map of the Philippines with Sarangani highlighted in redMap of Sarangani showing its component municipalitiesAlabelGlanKiambaMaasimMaitumMalapatanMalungon

Local government units

Sarangani has 7 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 141.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Alabelmunicipality, capital80,35975,4771.20%510.9815713
Glanmunicipality118,263106,5182.01%610.3019431
Kiambamunicipality61,05854,8712.06%328.6818619
Maasimmunicipality59,46852,9332.24%500.4311916
Maitummunicipality44,59541,6751.30%290.6615319
Malapatanmunicipality76,91472,3861.16%609.2812612
Malungonmunicipality103,60495,0441.66%750.9213831
Sarangani Total544,261498,9041.67%3,601.25151141

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sarangani for the fiscal year of 2016 was 945,631,028.72.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009554,204,747.24
2010590,437,300.416.54%
2011642,012,119.878.74%
2012611,595,250.38-4.74%
2013675,201,525.2410.40%
2014755,526,060.9511.90%
2015860,506,335.5713.89%
2016945,631,028.729.89%

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 Sarangani is 5 to 9, with 66,241 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2,761 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112,677
1 to 453,694
5 to 966,241
10 to 1464,241
15 to 1959,071
20 to 2451,847
25 to 2944,023
30 to 3436,808
35 to 3933,914
40 to 4430,106
45 to 4925,952
50 to 5420,307
55 to 5915,416
60 to 6411,265
65 to 697,671
70 to 745,041
75 to 793,226
80 and over2,761
Total544,261

Historical population

The population of Sarangani grew from 73,162 in 1960 to 544,261 in 2015, an increase of 471,099 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.67%, or an increase of 45,357 people, from the previous population of 498,904 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
73,162
127,6375.59%
166,1795.44%
219,3725.71%
283,1412.59%
367,0064.98%
410,6222.44%
475,5142.04%
498,9041.76%
544,2611.67%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Sarangani as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Digos-Makar Road

Secondary Roads

  • Sarangani-Davao del Sur Coastal Road
  • Sarangani-Sultan Kudarat Coastal Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Demoloc-Little Baguio-Alabel Road
  • Maitum-Lake Sebu Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 544,261, ranked 55 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,390.45 square kilometers, ranked 38 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 151 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 54 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.67%, ranked 24 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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