Malungon, Province of Sarangani

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSarangani
Barangay count31
Postal code9503
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)750.92 km2 (289.93 sq mi)
Population (2015)103,604
Density (2015)138 / km2 (357 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 23' North, 125° 16' East (6.3752, 125.2717)
Estimated elevation above sea level147.6 meters (484.2 feet)

Malungon is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Sarangani.

The municipality has a land area of 750.92 square kilometers or 289.93 square miles which constitutes 20.85% of Sarangani's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 103,604. This represented 19.04% of the total population of Sarangani province, or 2.28% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 138 inhabitants per square kilometer or 357 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Malungon has 31 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)
Alkikan1.12%1,1611,332-12.84%-2.58%
Ampon1.83%1,8931,942-2.52%-0.49%
Atlae2.11%2,1882,501-12.51%-2.51%
Banahaw1.93%1,9991,81510.14%1.86%
Banate3.99%4,1344,0172.91%0.55%
B'Laan1.43%1,4821,4373.13%0.59%
Datal Batong2.45%2,5362,27411.52%2.10%
Datal Bila1.21%1,2491,2261.88%0.35%
Datal Tampal2.81%2,9132,6679.22%1.69%
J. P. Laurel2.84%2,9432,8493.30%0.62%
Kawayan1.65%1,7121,784-4.04%-0.78%
Kibala0.71%739760-2.76%-0.53%
Kiblat2.42%2,5081,98626.28%4.54%
Kinabalan2.03%2,1072,424-13.08%-2.63%
Lower Mainit2.26%2,3441,66640.70%6.72%
Lutay4.20%4,3553,70917.42%3.10%
Malabod1.47%1,5241,24222.71%3.97%
Malalag Cogon4.36%4,5124,1867.79%1.44%
Malandag14.55%15,07112,58719.73%3.49%
Malungon Gamay2.86%2,9632,53616.84%3.01%
Nagpan3.18%3,2983,2162.55%0.48%
Panamin1.70%1,7571,54713.57%2.45%
Poblacion9.55%9,8959,6782.24%0.42%
San Juan1.14%1,1851,260-5.95%-1.16%
San Miguel2.79%2,8922,58811.75%2.14%
San Roque3.96%4,1053,45318.88%3.35%
Talus2.68%2,7742,5399.26%1.70%
Tamban7.93%8,2196,77521.31%3.75%
Upper Biangan2.62%2,7173,095-12.21%-2.45%
Upper Lumabat2.06%2,1381,93410.55%1.93%
Upper Mainit4.14%4,2914,0196.77%1.25%
Malungon Total103,60495,0449.01%1.66%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Malungon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 254,551,160.78.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009146,790,631.91
2010155,619,227.706.01%
2011170,473,032.459.54%
2012164,784,037.23-3.34%
2013180,021,221.169.25%
2014204,588,564.3813.65%
2015233,181,956.2213.98%
2016254,551,160.789.16%

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 Malungon is 10 to 14, with 12,541 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 606 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,339
1 to 410,047
5 to 912,491
10 to 1412,541
15 to 1911,278
20 to 249,675
25 to 298,117
30 to 346,870
35 to 396,663
40 to 445,826
45 to 494,822
50 to 543,950
55 to 592,978
60 to 642,211
65 to 691,502
70 to 741,030
75 to 79658
80 and over606
Total103,604

Historical population

The population of Malungon grew from 13,629 in 1970 to 103,604 in 2015, an increase of 89,975 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.66%, or an increase of 8,560 people, from the previous population of 95,044 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,629
30,06017.20%
38,6775.17%
57,9824.13%
92,4339.13%
93,2320.18%
95,9930.40%
95,044-0.36%
103,6041.66%

Location

The municipal center of Malungon is situated at approximately 6° 23' North, 125° 16' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 147.6 meters or 484.2 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 Malungon are General Santos, Digos, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Tacurong, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Sulop, Kiblawan, Malalag, Polomolok, Santa Maria, and Alabel. Its distance from the national capital is 1,022.80 kilometers (635.54 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,022.80 kilometers (635.54 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 103,604, ranked 143 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 289.93 square kilometers, ranked 48 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 138 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,139 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.66%, ranked 29 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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