Maitum, Province of Sarangani

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSarangani
Barangay count19
Postal code9515
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)290.66 km2 (112.22 sq mi)
Population (2015)44,595
Density (2015)153 / km2 (397 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 4' North, 124° 30' East (6.0613, 124.4957)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.4 meters (50.6 feet)

Maitum is a coastal municipality in the province of Sarangani.

The municipality has a land area of 290.66 square kilometers or 112.22 square miles which constitutes 8.07% of Sarangani's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 44,595. This represented 8.19% of the total population of Sarangani province, or 0.98% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 153 inhabitants per square kilometer or 397 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Maitum has 19 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)
Bati‑an2.33%1,0379786.03%1.12%
Kalaneg3.53%1,5751,5084.44%0.83%
Kalaong5.69%2,5382,3756.86%1.27%
Kiambing2.31%1,0321,043-1.05%-0.20%
Kiayap2.82%1,2581,05619.13%3.39%
Mabay8.62%3,8423,44011.69%2.13%
Maguling6.12%2,7292,27120.17%3.56%
Malalag9.98%4,4514,503-1.15%-0.22%
Mindupok7.99%3,5643,14813.21%2.39%
New La Union2.83%1,2641,353-6.58%-1.29%
Old Poblacion10.00%4,4584,1477.50%1.39%
Pangi2.40%1,0721,079-0.65%-0.12%
Pinol7.28%3,2482,87712.90%2.34%
Sison4.51%2,0111,8956.12%1.14%
Ticulab3.98%1,7741,6408.17%1.51%
Tuanadatu6.06%2,7032,912-7.18%-1.41%
Upo6.27%2,7942,49112.16%2.21%
Wali3.55%1,5841,5482.33%0.44%
Zion3.72%1,6611,41117.72%3.15%
Maitum Total44,59541,6757.01%1.30%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Maitum for the fiscal year of 2016 was 126,450,307.41.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200969,061,114.49
201073,166,716.845.94%
201180,308,670.859.76%
201278,827,281.66-1.84%
201391,608,433.6016.21%
2014102,968,544.1512.40%
2015116,313,599.7312.96%
2016126,450,307.418.71%

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 Maitum is 5 to 9, with 5,405 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 245 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,030
1 to 44,547
5 to 95,405
10 to 144,790
15 to 194,734
20 to 244,076
25 to 293,499
30 to 343,059
35 to 392,878
40 to 442,452
45 to 492,206
50 to 541,804
55 to 591,439
60 to 64989
65 to 69695
70 to 74480
75 to 79267
80 and over245
Total44,595

Historical population

The population of Maitum grew from 9,484 in 1960 to 44,595 in 2015, an increase of 35,111 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.30%, or an increase of 2,920 people, from the previous population of 41,675 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,484
17,5116.18%
17,278-0.27%
24,8467.53%
25,6400.32%
35,0096.01%
35,5360.32%
37,0540.58%
41,6754.37%
44,5951.30%

Location

The municipal center of Maitum is situated at approximately 6° 4' North, 124° 30' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.4 meters or 50.6 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 Maitum are Koronadal, Tacurong, General Santos, Digos, Kidapawan, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Kiamba, Lake Sebu, Palimbang, T'Boli, Surallah, and Santo Niño. Its distance from the national capital is 1,018.86 kilometers (633.09 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,018.86 kilometers (633.09 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 44,595, ranked 544 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 112.22 square kilometers, ranked 310 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 153 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,085 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.30%, ranked 419 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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