Tantangan, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
Barangay count13
Postal code9510
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)113.10 km2 (43.67 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,245
Density (2015)382 / km2 (990 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 34' North, 124° 46' East (6.5632, 124.7682)
Estimated elevation above sea level33.4 meters (109.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 113.10 square kilometers or 43.67 square miles which constitutes 2.87% of South Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,245. This represented 4.72% of the total population of South Cotabato province, or 0.95% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 382 inhabitants per square kilometer or 990 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tantangan has 13 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)
Bukay Pait10.14%4,3833,73017.51%3.12%
Cabuling5.77%2,4972,629-5.02%-0.98%
Dumadalig10.97%4,7434,5843.47%0.65%
Libas6.93%2,9952,45522.00%3.86%
Magon5.89%2,5482,3408.89%1.63%
Maibo6.24%2,6972,6232.82%0.53%
Mangilala2.97%1,2831,16310.32%1.89%
New Cuyapo2.96%1,2791,2066.05%1.13%
New Iloilo9.77%4,2274,1242.50%0.47%
New Lambunao5.39%2,3291,96718.40%3.27%
Poblacion18.59%8,0407,6874.59%0.86%
San Felipe9.40%4,0663,9502.94%0.55%
Tinongcop4.99%2,1582,0037.74%1.43%
Tantangan Total43,24540,4616.88%1.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tantangan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 99,746,612.75.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200954,219,934.71
201056,670,655.134.52%
201161,132,350.747.87%
201262,079,786.541.55%
201371,210,621.0714.71%
201479,643,913.1311.84%
201592,023,709.7415.54%
201699,746,612.758.39%

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 Tantangan is 5 to 9, with 4,647 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 333 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1939
1 to 44,057
5 to 94,647
10 to 144,416
15 to 194,024
20 to 244,146
25 to 293,784
30 to 343,300
35 to 392,911
40 to 442,279
45 to 492,181
50 to 541,844
55 to 591,468
60 to 641,171
65 to 69810
70 to 74538
75 to 79397
80 and over333
Total43,245

Historical population

The population of Tantangan grew from 12,644 in 1960 to 43,245 in 2015, an increase of 30,601 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.27%, or an increase of 2,784 people, from the previous population of 40,461 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,644
15,9432.29%
17,1471.47%
22,2075.31%
26,3461.72%
30,0442.49%
32,6361.79%
35,8251.29%
40,4614.53%
43,2451.27%

Location

The municipal center of Tantangan is situated at approximately 6° 34' North, 124° 46' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.4 meters or 109.4 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 Tantangan are Koronadal, Tacurong, Kidapawan, General Santos, Digos, and Cotabato City. The nearest municipalities are Lutayan, Mangudadatu, Norala, President Quirino, Banga, and Santo Niño. Its distance from the national capital is 979.80 kilometers (608.82 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 979.80 kilometers (608.82 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,245, ranked 560 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.67 square kilometers, ranked 891 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 382 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 488 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 205 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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