Lambayong, officially the Municipality of Lambayong (Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Lambayong; Tagalog: Bayan ng Lambayong), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sultan Kudarat, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 79,739 people. [3]

Lambayong
Municipality of Lambayong
Official seal of Lambayong
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Lambayong highlighted
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Lambayong highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Lambayong is located in Philippines
Lambayong
Lambayong
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°48′N 124°38′E / 6.8°N 124.63°E / 6.8; 124.63Coordinates: 6°48′N 124°38′E / 6.8°N 124.63°E / 6.8; 124.63
CountryPhilippines
RegionSoccsksargen
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
District 1st district
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorFerdinand G. Agduma
 • Vice MayorFrancis Eric E. Recinto
 • RepresentativeBai Rihan M. Sakaluran
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate42,596 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total226.88 km2 (87.60 sq mi)
Elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Highest elevation
49 m (161 ft)
Lowest elevation
14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total79,739
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
 • Households
20,319
Economy
 • Income class2nd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence42.98% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱238,223,125.68 (2020)
 • Assets₱644,698,357.90 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱233,909,432.62 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱299,642,785.25 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricitySultan Kudarat Electric Cooperative (SUKELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9802
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Native languagesHiligaynon
Maguindanao
Tagalog

HistoryEdit

The municipality of Lambayong was transferred from Cotabato Province to Province of Sultan Kudarat on November 22, 1973, by Presidential Decree No. 341 of President Ferdinand E. Marcos.[5] It was named as Mariano Marcos in honor of his father.

On October 12, 1988, President Corazon Aquino signed Republic Act No. 6676, renaming the municipality to its current name.

BarangaysEdit

Lambayong is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

  • Caridad (Cuyapon)
  • Didtaras
  • Gansing (Bilumen)
  • Kabulakan
  • Kapingkong
  • Katitisan
  • Lagao
  • Lilit
  • Madanding
  • Maligaya
  • Mamali
  • Matiompong
  • Midtapok
  • New Cebu
  • Palumbi
  • Pidtiguian
  • Pimbalayan
  • Pinguiaman
  • Poblacion (Lambayong)
  • Sadsalan
  • Seneben
  • Sigayan
  • Tambak
  • Tinumigues
  • Tumiao (Tinaga)
  • Udtong

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Lambayong, Sultan Kudarat
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25
(77)
25
(77)
26
(79)
27
(81)
26
(79)
25
(77)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(78)
Average low °C (°F) 18
(64)
18
(64)
18
(64)
18
(64)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
18
(64)
18
(64)
19
(65)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 59
(2.3)
46
(1.8)
41
(1.6)
54
(2.1)
105
(4.1)
159
(6.3)
179
(7.0)
197
(7.8)
162
(6.4)
147
(5.8)
102
(4.0)
65
(2.6)
1,316
(51.8)
Average rainy days 12.3 11.7 12.2 14.5 22.6 25.6 26.6 27.5 25.5 26.0 21.2 16.0 241.7
Source: Meteoblue [6]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Lambayong
YearPop.±% p.a.
1975 26,301—    
1980 29,694+2.46%
1990 39,182+2.81%
1995 46,636+3.32%
2000 51,192+2.02%
2007 60,372+2.30%
2010 65,557+3.04%
2015 77,013+3.11%
2020 79,739+0.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[7][8][9][10]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Lambayong | (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 XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "Presidential Decree No. 341, s. 1973". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Lambayong: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  7. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  9. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.{{cite encyclopedia}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  10. ^ "Province of Sultan Kudarat". 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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