Malapatan, Province of Sarangani

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSarangani
Barangay count12
Postal code9516
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSarangani Bay [Celebes Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)609.28 km2 (235.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)76,914
Density (2015)126 / km2 (327 / sq mi)
Coordinates5° 58' North, 125° 17' East (5.9707, 125.2882)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.9 meters (49.0 feet)

Malapatan is a coastal municipality in the province of Sarangani.

The municipality has a land area of 609.28 square kilometers or 235.24 square miles which constitutes 16.92% of Sarangani's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 76,914. This represented 14.13% of the total population of Sarangani province, or 1.69% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 126 inhabitants per square kilometer or 327 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malapatan has 12 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)
Daan Suyan5.30%4,0783,9353.63%0.68%
Kihan5.16%3,9664,467-11.22%-2.24%
Kinam14.08%10,8307,43345.70%7.43%
Libi2.95%2,2722,969-23.48%-4.97%
Lun Masla6.13%4,7184,7130.11%0.02%
Lun Padidu13.30%10,2269,6845.60%1.04%
Patag2.95%2,2692,2530.71%0.13%
Poblacion20.70%15,92015,7361.17%0.22%
Sapu Masla10.09%7,7637,3715.32%0.99%
Sapu Padidu4.18%3,2153,236-0.65%-0.12%
Tuyan8.24%6,3405,69811.27%2.05%
Upper Suyan6.91%5,3174,8918.71%1.60%
Malapatan Total76,91472,3866.26%1.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malapatan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 204,110,936.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009112,722,141.39
2010118,954,553.545.53%
2011129,608,295.258.96%
2012
2013144,896,311.56
2014162,795,799.0912.35%
2015185,423,286.5413.90%
2016204,110,936.2210.08%

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 Malapatan is 10 to 14, with 9,954 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 245 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,010
1 to 47,835
5 to 99,837
10 to 149,954
15 to 199,049
20 to 247,419
25 to 295,946
30 to 344,856
35 to 394,652
40 to 444,193
45 to 493,435
50 to 542,585
55 to 591,816
60 to 641,272
65 to 69934
70 to 74549
75 to 79327
80 and over245
Total76,914

Historical population

The population of Malapatan grew from 19,993 in 1970 to 76,914 in 2015, an increase of 56,921 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 4,528 people, from the previous population of 72,386 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,993
20,2240.23%
29,9658.18%
36,2551.92%
47,9115.36%
53,8762.55%
65,6052.75%
72,3863.65%
76,9141.16%

Location

The municipal center of Malapatan is situated at approximately 5° 58' North, 125° 17' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.9 meters or 49.0 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 Malapatan are General Santos, Koronadal, Digos, Tacurong, Kidapawan, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Alabel, Glan, Maasim, Polomolok, Jose Abad Santos, and Malungon. Its distance from the national capital is 1,063.65 kilometers (660.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,063.65 kilometers (660.92 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 76,914, ranked 235 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 235.24 square kilometers, ranked 84 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 126 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,174 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.16%, ranked 741 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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