Dimataling, officially the Municipality of Dimataling (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Dimataling; Subanen: Benwa Dimataling; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Dimataling; Tagalog: Bayan ng Dimataling), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 31,340 people. [3]

Dimataling
Municipality of Dimataling
Official seal of Dimataling
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Dimataling highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Dimataling highlighted
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Dimataling is located in Philippines
Dimataling
Dimataling
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°31′47″N 123°21′58″E / 7.5297°N 123.3661°E / 7.5297; 123.3661Coordinates: 7°31′47″N 123°21′58″E / 7.5297°N 123.3661°E / 7.5297; 123.3661
CountryPhilippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
District 2nd district
FoundedJune 17, 1950
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAvelino J. Yrauda
 • Vice MayorOmar T. Buluan
 • RepresentativeLeonardo L. Babasa Jr.
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate23,374 voters (2022)
Area
 • Total141.80 km2 (54.75 sq mi)
Elevation
12 m (39 ft)
Highest elevation
146 m (479 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total31,340
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
 • Households
7,252
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence
36.56
% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱ 124 million (2020)
 • Assets₱ 322.6 million (2020)
 • Expenditure₱ 115.9 million (2020)
 • Liabilities₱ 114.6 million (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityZamboanga del Sur 1 Electric Cooperative (ZAMSURECO 1)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7032
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Native languagesSubanon
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitewww.zds-dimataling.gov.ph

Dimataling was created in 1950 from the barrios of Dinas, Legarda, Mirapao, Migpulao, Kalipapa, Pisaan, Bubway, Tiniguangan, Tabina and Dimataling from Pagadian (not yet as a city at that time) and the barrios of Punta Flecha, Pitogo, Qugbay, Balong-balong, Libertad and Dumanguilas from Margosatubig.[5]

GeographyEdit

BarangaysEdit

Dimataling is administratively subdivided into 24 barangays.

  • Bacayawan
  • Baha
  • Balanagan
  • Baluno
  • Binuay
  • Buburay
  • Grap
  • Josefina
  • Kagawasan
  • Lalab
  • Libertad
  • Magahis
  • Mahayag
  • Mercedes
  • Poblacion
  • Saloagan
  • San Roque
  • Sugbay Uno
  • Sumbato
  • Sumpot
  • Tinggabulong
  • Tiniguangan
  • Tipangi
  • Upper Ludiong

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(87)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22
(0.9)
18
(0.7)
23
(0.9)
24
(0.9)
67
(2.6)
120
(4.7)
132
(5.2)
156
(6.1)
119
(4.7)
124
(4.9)
54
(2.1)
24
(0.9)
883
(34.6)
Average rainy days 9.4 9.1 11.5 11.9 20.1 22.5 22.4 23.2 21.5 22.2 15.7 11.5 201
Source: Meteoblue[6]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Dimataling
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 30,632—    
1970 28,341−0.77%
1975 20,883−5.94%
1980 16,497−4.60%
1990 20,365+2.13%
1995 23,116+2.40%
2000 25,843+2.42%
2007 26,902+0.56%
2010 27,715+1.09%
2015 30,081+1.57%
2020 31,340+0.81%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][8][9][10]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Dimataling | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Census of Population (2020). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  5. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Dimataling in the province of Zamboanga". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-12. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
  6. ^ "Dimataling: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  9. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  10. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  11. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  17. ^ "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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