T'Boli, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
Barangay count25
Postal code9513
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)895.83 km2 (345.88 sq mi)
Population (2015)91,453
Density (2015)102 / km2 (264 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 13' North, 124° 49' East (6.2136, 124.8226)
Estimated elevation above sea level534.6 meters (1,753.4 feet)

T'Boli is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of South Cotabato.

The municipality has a land area of 895.83 square kilometers or 345.88 square miles which constitutes 22.76% of South Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 91,453. This represented 9.99% of the total population of South Cotabato province, or 2.01% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 102 inhabitants per square kilometer or 264 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

T'Boli has 25 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)
Aflek2.35%2,1531,82617.91%3.19%
Afus2.18%1,9981,63122.50%3.94%
Basag8.33%7,6197,1866.03%1.12%
Datal Bob2.81%2,5721,33992.08%13.23%
Desawo2.26%2,0701,79915.06%2.71%
Dlanag2.72%2,4852,604-4.57%-0.89%
Edwards3.90%3,5633,4074.58%0.86%
Kematu7.98%7,3026,7827.67%1.42%
Laconon9.86%9,0208,4157.19%1.33%
Lambangan3.13%2,8672,00842.78%7.02%
Lambuling4.73%4,3292,58867.27%10.29%
Lamhako3.01%2,7562,7131.58%0.30%
Lamsalome2.67%2,4391,72041.80%6.88%
Lemsnolon3.26%2,9803,136-4.97%-0.97%
Maan5.23%4,7794,5335.43%1.01%
Malugong2.08%1,9021,7459.00%1.65%
Mongocayo3.12%2,8572,29324.60%4.28%
New Dumangas4.40%4,0203,8364.80%0.90%
Poblacion10.69%9,7808,14820.03%3.54%
Salacafe3.43%3,1342,46027.40%4.72%
Sinolon4.28%3,9153,51411.41%2.08%
Talcon1.81%1,6531,20037.75%6.29%
Talufo2.12%1,9421,51428.27%4.85%
T'bolok0.79%7207111.27%0.24%
Tudok2.84%2,5982,06725.69%4.45%
T'Boli Total91,45379,17515.51%2.78%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of T'Boli for the fiscal year of 2016 was 258,752,205.68.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009138,150,825.85
2010148,905,063.867.78%
2011161,702,536.708.59%
2012163,935,734.491.38%
2013183,422,421.1111.89%
2014403,762,028.29120.13%
2015235,557,189.10-41.66%
2016258,752,205.689.85%

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 T'Boli is 5 to 9, with 12,402 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 258 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,481
1 to 410,570
5 to 912,402
10 to 1411,107
15 to 199,900
20 to 249,281
25 to 297,973
30 to 346,185
35 to 395,505
40 to 444,726
45 to 493,652
50 to 542,568
55 to 591,744
60 to 641,265
65 to 691,000
70 to 74550
75 to 79286
80 and over258
Total91,453

Historical population

The population of T'Boli grew from 32,602 in 1975 to 91,453 in 2015, an increase of 58,851 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.78%, or an increase of 12,278 people, from the previous population of 79,175 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,602
39,4123.87%
32,373-1.95%
54,20610.14%
60,6932.45%
70,6092.11%
79,1754.26%
91,4532.78%

Location

The municipal center of T'Boli is situated at approximately 6° 13' North, 124° 49' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 534.6 meters or 1,753.4 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 T'Boli are Koronadal, General Santos, Tacurong, Digos, Kidapawan, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Lake Sebu, Tupi, Surallah, Banga, Polomolok, and Tampakan. Its distance from the national capital is 1,017.50 kilometers (632.24 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,017.50 kilometers (632.24 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 91,453, ranked 171 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 345.88 square kilometers, ranked 28 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 102 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,261 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.78%, ranked 824 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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