Tupi, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
Barangay count15
Postal code9505
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)228.00 km2 (88.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)69,976
Density (2015)307 / km2 (795 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 20' North, 124° 57' East (6.3310, 124.9508)
Estimated elevation above sea level312.4 meters (1,024.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 228.00 square kilometers or 88.03 square miles which constitutes 5.79% of South Cotabato's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 69,976. This represented 7.65% of the total population of South Cotabato province, or 1.54% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 307 inhabitants per square kilometer or 795 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tupi has 15 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)
Acmonan6.59%4,6133,61927.47%4.73%
Bololmala5.40%3,7803,39711.27%2.05%
Bunao6.50%4,5483,87217.46%3.11%
Cebuano8.04%5,6275,2337.53%1.39%
Crossing Rubber6.02%4,2143,66415.01%2.70%
Kablon7.94%5,5534,74617.00%3.04%
Kalkam2.18%1,5241,12535.47%5.95%
Linan4.56%3,1883,1242.05%0.39%
Lunen4.44%3,1052,65017.17%3.06%
Miasong6.06%4,2443,8869.21%1.69%
Palian4.10%2,8692,8261.52%0.29%
Poblacion22.55%15,78113,77514.56%2.62%
Polonuling9.66%6,7596,2617.95%1.47%
Simbo2.60%1,8201,59414.18%2.56%
Tubeng3.36%2,3512,07113.52%2.44%
Tupi Total69,97661,84313.15%2.38%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tupi for the fiscal year of 2016 was 211,968,127.48.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200992,118,701.35
2010106,774,175.0915.91%
2011111,699,554.554.61%
2012118,956,947.716.50%
2013144,128,270.6321.16%
2014172,842,273.4519.92%
2015188,687,132.589.17%
2016211,968,127.4812.34%

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 Tupi is 5 to 9, with 7,733 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 438 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,549
1 to 46,465
5 to 97,733
10 to 147,477
15 to 197,608
20 to 247,082
25 to 296,081
30 to 345,017
35 to 394,359
40 to 443,770
45 to 493,513
50 to 542,749
55 to 592,166
60 to 641,629
65 to 691,077
70 to 74758
75 to 79505
80 and over438
Total69,976

Historical population

The population of Tupi grew from 19,945 in 1960 to 69,976 in 2015, an increase of 50,031 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.38%, or an increase of 8,133 people, from the previous population of 61,843 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,945
22,8741.35%
28,4234.45%
31,5912.14%
43,2323.19%
46,6561.44%
53,4402.95%
57,7791.08%
61,8432.51%
69,9762.38%

Location

The municipal center of Tupi is situated at approximately 6° 20' North, 124° 57' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 312.4 meters or 1,024.8 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 Tupi are Koronadal, General Santos, Tacurong, Digos, Kidapawan, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Tampakan, Polomolok, T'Boli, Banga, Surallah, and Lutayan. Its distance from the national capital is 1,011.60 kilometers (628.58 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 1,011.60 kilometers (628.58 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 69,976, ranked 270 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 88.03 square kilometers, ranked 443 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 307 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 607 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.38%, ranked 1,143 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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