Tampakan, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
Barangay count14
Postal code9507
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)390.00 km2 (150.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,525
Density (2015)101 / km2 (262 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 27' North, 124° 56' East (6.4439, 124.9272)
Estimated elevation above sea level134.8 meters (442.3 feet)

Tampakan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of South Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 390.00 square kilometers or 150.58 square miles which constitutes 9.91% of South Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,525. This represented 4.32% of the total population of South Cotabato province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 101 inhabitants per square kilometer or 262 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tampakan has 14 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)
Albagan1.85%731811-9.86%-1.96%
Buto4.46%1,7631,7381.44%0.27%
Danlag8.08%3,1942,66020.08%3.54%
Kipalbig14.37%5,6795,3166.83%1.27%
Lambayong6.36%2,5152,09520.05%3.54%
Lampitak7.19%2,8402,26025.66%4.45%
Liberty5.48%2,1661,89414.36%2.59%
Maltana10.25%4,0503,66210.60%1.94%
Palo2.65%1,0491,206-13.02%-2.62%
Poblacion18.49%7,3086,9405.30%0.99%
Pula‑bato4.65%1,8381,8260.66%0.12%
San Isidro3.81%1,5071,549-2.71%-0.52%
Santa Cruz5.87%2,3222,07711.80%2.15%
Tablu6.48%2,5632,22015.45%2.77%
Tampakan Total39,52536,2549.02%1.66%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tampakan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 137,545,355.70.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200975,782,391.89
201081,464,666.177.50%
201193,789,969.7615.13%
201291,336,858.37-2.62%
201315,314,142.90-83.23%
2014110,134,712.58619.17%
2015124,548,007.7713.09%
2016137,545,355.7010.44%

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 Tampakan is 5 to 9, with 4,543 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 269 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1837
1 to 43,770
5 to 94,543
10 to 144,215
15 to 193,906
20 to 243,528
25 to 293,088
30 to 342,666
35 to 392,567
40 to 442,423
45 to 492,179
50 to 541,708
55 to 591,283
60 to 64993
65 to 69719
70 to 74517
75 to 79314
80 and over269
Total39,525

Historical population

The population of Tampakan grew from 10,731 in 1970 to 39,525 in 2015, an increase of 28,794 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.66%, or an increase of 3,271 people, from the previous population of 36,254 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,731
15,8678.16%
18,0572.62%
25,5263.52%
28,2561.92%
33,0113.39%
34,2450.51%
36,2542.10%
39,5251.66%

Location

The municipal center of Tampakan is situated at approximately 6° 27' North, 124° 56' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 134.8 meters or 442.3 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 Tampakan are Koronadal, Tacurong, General Santos, Digos, Kidapawan, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Tupi, Lutayan, Banga, Surallah, Columbio, and Tantangan. Its distance from the national capital is 999.19 kilometers (620.87 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 999.19 kilometers (620.87 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,525, ranked 627 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 150.58 square kilometers, ranked 210 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 101 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,265 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.66%, ranked 245 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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