Lebak, Province of Sultan Kudarat

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
Barangay count27
Postal code9807
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)470.86 km2 (181.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)88,868
Density (2015)189 / km2 (489 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 38' North, 124° 4' East (6.6325, 124.0661)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.2 feet)

Lebak is a coastal municipality in the province of Sultan Kudarat.

The municipality has a land area of 470.86 square kilometers or 181.80 square miles which constitutes 8.89% of Sultan Kudarat's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 88,868. This represented 10.94% of the total population of Sultan Kudarat province, or 1.96% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 189 inhabitants per square kilometer or 489 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lebak has 27 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)
Aurelio F. Freires4.90%4,3514,352-0.02%0.00%
Barurao3.55%3,1563,0543.34%0.63%
Barurao II2.09%1,8561,8211.92%0.36%
Basak5.58%4,9564,6795.92%1.10%
Bolebok2.19%1,9491,68615.60%2.80%
Bululawan1.72%1,5281,4009.14%1.68%
Capilan3.14%2,7932,45913.58%2.45%
Christiannuevo3.89%3,4593,482-0.66%-0.13%
Datu Karon1.88%1,6711,11250.27%8.06%
Kalamongog3.65%3,2443,0008.13%1.50%
Keytodac6.45%5,7335,3796.58%1.22%
Kinodalan3.03%2,6962,17523.95%4.17%
New Calinog1.70%1,5071,592-5.34%-1.04%
Nuling3.53%3,1382,9894.98%0.93%
Pansud3.00%2,6652,743-2.84%-0.55%
Pasandalan3.13%2,7862,52610.29%1.88%
Poblacion3.83%3,4032,87218.49%3.28%
Poblacion III3.10%2,7522,7161.33%0.25%
Poloy‑poloy5.29%4,7034,6950.17%0.03%
Purikay3.09%2,7452,5398.11%1.50%
Ragandang2.57%2,2812,1506.09%1.13%
Salaman4.82%4,2813,38826.36%4.56%
Salangsang5.94%5,2765,0514.45%0.83%
Taguisa4.28%3,8014,209-9.69%-1.92%
Tibpuan7.19%6,3915,50816.03%2.87%
Tran2.52%2,2421,91317.20%3.07%
Villamonte3.94%3,5053,790-7.52%-1.48%
Lebak Total88,86883,2806.71%1.24%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lebak for the fiscal year of 2016 was 209,416,491.82.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009112,008,464.29
2010120,117,572.937.24%
2011130,303,833.448.48%
2012127,594,406.56-2.08%
2013143,902,754.1712.78%
2014162,704,725.9413.07%
2015185,571,244.2014.05%
2016209,416,491.8212.85%

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 Lebak is 5 to 9, with 11,002 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 589 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,987
1 to 48,285
5 to 911,002
10 to 1410,310
15 to 199,547
20 to 247,951
25 to 297,176
30 to 346,141
35 to 395,496
40 to 444,841
45 to 494,373
50 to 543,419
55 to 592,764
60 to 642,048
65 to 691,390
70 to 74911
75 to 79638
80 and over589
Total88,868

Historical population

The population of Lebak grew from 22,173 in 1960 to 88,868 in 2015, an increase of 66,695 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.24%, or an increase of 5,588 people, from the previous population of 83,280 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,173
27,5382.14%
31,4782.72%
37,8513.75%
52,4283.31%
61,8843.16%
70,8992.96%
77,1391.17%
83,2802.83%
88,8681.24%

Location

The municipal center of Lebak is situated at approximately 6° 38' North, 124° 4' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.2 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 Lebak are Tacurong, Cotabato City, Koronadal, Kidapawan, General Santos, and Digos. The nearest municipalities are Kalamansig, South Upi, Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Senator Ninoy Aquino, Upi, and Datu Hoffer Ampatuan. Its distance from the national capital is 942.73 kilometers (585.78 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 942.73 kilometers (585.78 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 88,868, ranked 182 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 181.80 square kilometers, ranked 155 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 189 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 958 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.24%, ranked 1,044 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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