Sultan Kudarat

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Sultan Kudarat
Typeprovince
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
Cities1
Municipalities11
Barangays249
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Area (2007)5,298.34 km2 (2,045.70 sq mi)
Population (2015)812,095
Density (2015)153 / km2 (397 / sq mi)

Sultan Kudarat is a province in the Philippines situated in the SOCCSKSARGEN region occupying the southern-central section of Mindanao. Its capital is the Municipality of Isulan.

The province has a land area of 5,298.34 square kilometers or 2,045.70 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 812,095. This represented 17.87% of the total population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region, 3.36% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.80% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 153 inhabitants per square kilometer or 397 inhabitants per square mile.

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Sultan Kudarat is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Maguindanao, Cotabato, Davao del Sur, South Cotabato, Sarangani, and the Celebes Sea, the Moro Gulf.

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Local government units

Sultan Kudarat has 11 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 249.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Bagumbayanmunicipality67,06163,7000.98%672.0610019
Columbiomunicipality33,25827,4403.73%926.153616
Esperanzamunicipality66,09563,2070.85%324.2920419
Isulanmunicipality, capital90,68286,6020.88%541.2516817
Kalamansigmunicipality49,05946,4081.06%699.207015
Lambayongmunicipality77,01365,5573.11%226.8833926
Lebakmunicipality88,86883,2801.24%470.8618927
Lutayanmunicipality63,02956,1792.21%271.0023311
Palimbangmunicipality90,42483,2651.58%484.8518640
President Quirinomunicipality41,40838,7531.27%208.4019919
Senator Ninoy Aquinomunicipality46,88243,5081.43%320.0014720
Tacurongcity (CC)98,31689,1881.87%153.4064120
Sultan Kudarat Total812,095747,0871.60%5,298.34153249

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sultan Kudarat for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,244,116,408.49.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009708,664,950.27
2010760,578,155.067.33%
2011817,554,713.747.49%
2012785,120,349.59-3.97%
2013886,677,630.1512.94%
2014997,370,343.7012.48%
20151,131,622,586.9413.46%
20161,244,116,408.499.94%

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 Sultan Kudarat is 5 to 9, with 95,750 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4,306 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 117,336
1 to 474,788
5 to 995,750
10 to 1491,169
15 to 1988,125
20 to 2477,015
25 to 2969,471
30 to 3457,814
35 to 3953,718
40 to 4445,886
45 to 4940,545
50 to 5430,837
55 to 5923,521
60 to 6417,140
65 to 6912,021
70 to 747,609
75 to 795,044
80 and over4,306
Total812,095

Historical population

The population of Sultan Kudarat grew from 77,783 in 1960 to 812,095 in 2015, an increase of 734,312 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.60%, or an increase of 65,008 people, from the previous population of 747,087 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
37,439
53,9651.84%
4,784-22.01%
77,78327.79%
191,3159.20%
238,8124.55%
303,7844.93%
435,9053.68%
522,1873.44%
586,5052.52%
677,0622.00%
747,0873.65%
812,0951.60%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Sultan Kudarat as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Dulawan-Marbel Road
  • Kidapawan-Allah Junction Road
  • Marbel-Allah Valley-Cotabato Road

Secondary Roads

  • Awang-Upi-Lebak-Kalamansig-Palimbang-Sarangani Road
  • Isulan Junction-Ninoy Aquino Road
  • SNA-Lebak-Kalamansig Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 812,095, ranked 34 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 2,045.70 square kilometers, ranked 20 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 153 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 52 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.60%, ranked 27 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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