Palimbang, Province of Sultan Kudarat

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
Barangay count40
Postal code9809
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Area (2007)484.85 km2 (187.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)90,424
Density (2015)186 / km2 (483 / sq mi)
Coordinates6° 13' North, 124° 11' East (6.2109, 124.1891)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.8 meters (35.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 484.85 square kilometers or 187.20 square miles which constitutes 9.15% of Sultan Kudarat's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 90,424. This represented 11.13% of the total population of Sultan Kudarat province, or 1.99% of the overall population of the SOCCSKSARGEN region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 186 inhabitants per square kilometer or 483 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Palimbang has 40 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)
Akol1.76%1,5892,143-25.85%-5.54%
Badiangon3.26%2,9452,6959.28%1.70%
Baliango2.25%2,0311,78213.97%2.52%
Balwan4.42%3,9974,196-4.74%-0.92%
Bambanen1.35%1,2221,05016.38%2.93%
Baranayan1.31%1,1891,0918.98%1.65%
Barongis2.54%2,3011,78728.76%4.93%
Batang‑baglas1.53%1,3821,2847.63%1.41%
Butril2.51%2,2682,465-7.99%-1.57%
Colobe2.96%2,6782,5186.35%1.18%
Datu Maguiales2.17%1,9582,205-11.20%-2.24%
Domolol1.63%1,4751,29713.72%2.48%
Kabuling1.75%1,5781,5581.28%0.24%
Kalibuhan2.57%2,3232,2005.59%1.04%
Kanipaan2.70%2,4442,20011.09%2.02%
Kidayan2.11%1,9071,70811.65%2.12%
Kiponget1.78%1,6101,42512.98%2.35%
Kisek1.71%1,5441,38611.40%2.08%
Kraan2.24%2,0261,9324.87%0.91%
Kulong‑kulong3.39%3,0642,45424.86%4.32%
Langali2.23%2,0171,45738.44%6.39%
Libua2.81%2,5402,24713.04%2.36%
Ligao1.50%1,3541,2964.48%0.84%
Lopoken2.48%2,2411,85920.55%3.62%
Lumitan2.21%1,9961,79511.20%2.04%
Maganao2.82%2,5482,02725.70%4.45%
Maguid1.95%1,7601,47119.65%3.47%
Malatuneng1.95%1,7621,52815.31%2.75%
Malisbong6.19%5,5995,4482.77%0.52%
Medol1.90%1,7211,5739.41%1.73%
Milbuk2.85%2,5811,73948.42%7.81%
Mina1.34%1,2131,1822.62%0.49%
Molon2.01%1,8192,652-31.41%-6.93%
Namat Masla2.80%2,5322,23413.34%2.41%
Napnapon1.60%1,4481,29012.25%2.22%
Poblacion8.19%7,4086,65911.25%2.05%
San Roque3.89%3,5132,90820.80%3.66%
Tibuhol2.11%1,9041,8632.20%0.42%
Wal1.64%1,4861,29514.75%2.65%
Wasag1.60%1,4511,3666.22%1.16%
Palimbang Total90,42483,2658.60%1.58%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Palimbang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 194,262,638.89.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009106,981,986.16
2010115,146,279.197.63%
2011124,574,875.338.19%
2012120,020,886.86-3.66%
2013136,000,208.7413.31%
2014154,083,417.8913.30%
2015175,810,830.5114.10%
2016194,262,638.8910.50%

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 Palimbang is 5 to 9, with 11,897 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 212 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,254
1 to 49,454
5 to 911,897
10 to 1411,055
15 to 1910,196
20 to 248,245
25 to 298,036
30 to 346,334
35 to 396,118
40 to 445,046
45 to 494,300
50 to 542,819
55 to 591,849
60 to 641,090
65 to 69783
70 to 74448
75 to 79288
80 and over212
Total90,424

Historical population

The population of Palimbang grew from 19,128 in 1960 to 90,424 in 2015, an increase of 71,296 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.58%, or an increase of 7,159 people, from the previous population of 83,265 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,128
31,6965.06%
21,113-7.83%
24,2522.81%
33,8213.38%
40,6463.50%
43,7421.59%
78,5238.40%
83,2652.16%
90,4241.58%

Location

The municipal center of Palimbang is situated at approximately 6° 13' North, 124° 11' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.8 meters or 35.3 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 Palimbang are Tacurong, Koronadal, General Santos, Cotabato City, Kidapawan, and Digos. The nearest municipalities are Senator Ninoy Aquino, Maitum, Kalamansig, Lebak, Kiamba, and Bagumbayan. Its distance from the national capital is 991.16 kilometers (615.88 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 991.16 kilometers (615.88 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 90,424, ranked 175 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 187.20 square kilometers, ranked 148 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 186 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 969 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.58%, ranked 1,078 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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