Koronadal, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
Barangay count27
Postal code9506
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)277.00 km2 (106.95 sq mi)
Population (2015)174,942
Density (2015)632 / km2 (1,636 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 30' North, 124° 51' East (6.5003, 124.8435)
Estimated elevation above sea level54.9 meters (180.1 feet)

Koronadal is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of South Cotabato. It serves as the provincial capital as well as the regional center of SOCCSKSARGEN.

The city has a land area of 277.00 square kilometers or 106.95 square miles which constitutes 7.04% of South Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 174,942. This represented 19.11% of the total population of South Cotabato province, or 3.85% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 632 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,636 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Koronadal has 27 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)
Assumption1.16%2,0251,8668.52%1.57%
Avanceña2.33%4,0793,57014.26%2.57%
Cacub1.42%2,4772,532-2.17%-0.42%
Caloocan2.39%4,1833,8069.91%1.81%
Carpenter Hill3.76%6,5845,59717.63%3.14%
Concepcion2.44%4,2684,0505.38%1.00%
Esperanza1.52%2,6552,723-2.50%-0.48%
General Paulino Santos14.07%24,61222,7398.24%1.52%
Mabini2.21%3,8712,76040.25%6.65%
Magsaysay1.81%3,1693,0703.22%0.61%
Mambucal0.76%1,3211,2713.93%0.74%
Morales4.95%8,6568,1326.44%1.20%
Namnama1.95%3,4163,1239.38%1.72%
New Pangasinan2.07%3,6262,83427.95%4.80%
Paraiso3.24%5,6694,93914.78%2.66%
Rotonda1.87%3,2793,1085.50%1.02%
San Isidro4.11%7,1985,74825.23%4.38%
San Jose4.24%7,4107,3061.42%0.27%
San Roque2.32%4,0663,60112.91%2.34%
Santa Cruz7.74%13,53412,6726.80%1.26%
Santo Niño6.16%10,7709,60112.18%2.21%
Sarabia5.11%8,9357,50619.04%3.37%
Zone I2.66%4,6524,4983.42%0.64%
Zone II2.41%4,2144,425-4.77%-0.93%
Zone III7.10%12,42312,0762.87%0.54%
Zone IV5.05%8,8337,07324.88%4.32%
Zulueta5.15%9,0177,64717.92%3.19%
Koronadal Total174,942158,27310.53%1.92%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Koronadal for the fiscal year of 2016 was 720,036,615.06.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009433,025,527.08
2010474,029,821.629.47%
2011539,559,078.8613.82%
2012488,484,527.54-9.47%
2013536,505,823.219.83%
2014583,316,081.068.73%
2015662,544,544.7613.58%
2016720,036,615.068.68%

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 Koronadal is 5 to 9, with 18,113 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,311 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13,664
1 to 414,914
5 to 918,113
10 to 1416,764
15 to 1917,121
20 to 2417,043
25 to 2914,980
30 to 3413,125
35 to 3912,161
40 to 4410,509
45 to 499,271
50 to 548,016
55 to 596,427
60 to 644,902
65 to 693,205
70 to 742,024
75 to 791,392
80 and over1,311
Total174,942

Historical population

The population of Koronadal grew from 32,437 in 1960 to 174,942 in 2015, an increase of 142,505 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.92%, or an increase of 16,669 people, from the previous population of 158,273 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,437
54,4135.19%
62,7642.91%
80,5665.12%
108,7383.04%
118,2311.58%
133,7862.69%
149,6221.55%
158,2732.07%
174,9421.92%

Location

The city center of Koronadal is situated at approximately 6° 30' North, 124° 51' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 54.9 meters or 180.1 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 Koronadal are Tacurong, General Santos, Kidapawan, Digos, Cotabato City, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Lutayan, Tantangan, Tampakan, Banga, Surallah, and Mangudadatu. Its distance from the national capital is 989.61 kilometers (614.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 989.61 kilometers (614.92 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 174,942, ranked 56 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 106.95 square kilometers, ranked 339 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 632 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 270 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.92%, ranked 1,581 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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