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Topography:

     On topographic feature, the municipality of Naga is generally hilly in character. It is 90% hilly and 10% lowland. Its elevation ranges from 20 feet above sea level which in the flattest point and about 100-300 feet above sea level being the extreme. The slope pattern is rolling with slopes varying from 1.00% in the lowland to about 25.00% in the mountainous part.

Climate:

     The climatographical map from PAG-ASA shows that the climate of the municipality of Naga is of the fourth type wherein by the nature of its geographicallocation and its wide and extensive area, it experience different climatic condition. The southern part is relatively dry from November to May and wet duringthe rest of the year. Its rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year. Thistype is however, typical and common to the rest of the provinces and localitiesin Western Mindanao. Average annual rainfall for the municipality is 194.70millimeters. Temperature is fairly warm throughout the year. Due to lack of dryseason, the relative humidity from January to May is 80% and 85% from Juneto December. As maybe observed, the highest values occur during wet months.Prevailing wind direction is southwesterly. The occurrence of typhoons in themunicipality is unheard of. The winds experiences in the area are merely theresults of depressions and monsoon winds.

 

AVERAGE MONTHLY RAINFUL, TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, DEW POINT, MEAN CLOUDNESS

 

 

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUNE

JULY

AUG

SEPT

OCT

NOV

DEC

AVE.

YEARLY

RAINFALL (mm)

100

100

100

100

236.40

250

250

250

250

250

250

200

194.70

MEAN TEMPERATURE

(ºC)

 

26

 

26

 

26.5

 

27.5

 

27.5

 

26.5

 

27

 

26

 

26

 

26.5

 

26.5

 

26.2

 

26.54 ºC

MEAN RELATIVE HUMIDY (%)

80

80

80

80

80

85

85

85

85

85

85

85

83%

MEAN DEW POINT

(ºC)

22

22

22

24

23

23

23

23

23

23

23

23

23  ºC

MEAN CLOUDNESS(%SKY)

7

7

6

7

6

7

7

8

7

7

7

7

7% SKY

SOURCE: PAG-ASA, 1980

         The 1995 Mid-Decade Population Count of the municipality showed that the town has a total population of 31,421. For year 2000 base on the National Statistics Population Census the result was 35,176 with household number of 6,468. And for the year 2005, it has a total population of 38,780 with household number 7,211. For year 2007, it has a total population of 40,323 with household number 7,517. For 2008, it has a total population of 41,117 with 7,663 numbers of households and 2009, it has 41,927 population and 7,813 households. For year 2016, it has a total population of 41,117 and 7,663 Household number, in year 2017 it has a total population of 37,054 with a total household 8,361, Out of the total population of the municipality 48.34% are females and 51.66% males. It has an annual growth rate 2.09 following the growth rate of the province. The age distribution of Naga is evidently young with 20,521 (57.63%) aged 0-24 years old, 15,044 (40.60%) aged 25-65 years old only 1,489 (4.01 %) are above the 65 years old bracket.

Total Population as of August 1, 2017 (Source: CBMS)

NAME

OF BARANGAY

NO. OF HH (Estimated)

2017

POPULATION

HH SIZE

AGUINALDO

394

1,728

4

BAGA

383

1,635

4

BALUNO

307

1,599

5

BANGKAW-BANGKAW

151

767

5

CABONG

105

405

4

CROSSING STA. CLARA

567

2,351

4

GUBAWANG

141

641

5

GUINTOLOAN

284

1,277

4

KALIANTANA

420

2348

6

LA PAZ

402

1,985

5

LOWER SULITAN

195

744

4

MAMAGON

402

1,898

5

MARSOLO

424

1,754

4

POBLACION

584

2,707

5

SAN ISIDRO

383

1,452

5

SANDAYONG

420

1,978

4

SANTA CLARA

1890

1,890

4

SULO

739

3,085

4

TAMBANAN

359

1,497

4

TAYTAY MANUBO

279

1,272

4

TILUBOG

242

1,065

4

TIPAN

316

1,489

5

UPPER SULITAN

379

1,487

4

TOTAL

8,361

37,054

4

No. of informal settlers – households: 1,803 HH

 

                                                                                               

BARANGAY

2016

POPULATION

2016 NO. OF HH

2017 POPULATION

2017 NO. OF HH

1.   POBLACION

3,957

811

1,728

394

2.   AGUINALDO

1,536

313

1,635

383

3.   BAGA

1,861

340

1,599

307

4.   BALUNO

1,563

301

767

151

5.   BANGKAW –BANGKAW

853

143

405

105

6.   CABONG

499

94

2,351

567

7.   CROSSING STA. CLARA

2,663

519

641

141

8.   GUBAWANG

1,148

201

1,277

284

9.   GUINTOLOAN

1,359

247

2348

420

10. KALIANTANA

1,816

322

1,985

402

11. LA PAZ

2,041

376

744

195

12. LOWER SULITAN

887

178

1,898

402

13. MAMAGON

1,838

300

1,754

424

14. MARSOLO

2,011

371

2,707

584

15. SAN ISIDRO

1,447

265

1,452

383

16. STA. CLARA

2,517

511

1,978

420

17. SULO

3,155

566

1,890

1890

18. SANDAYONG

1,750

311

3,085

739

19. TAMBANAN

1,482

238

1,497

359

20. TAYTAY MANUBO

2,106

404

1,272

279

21. TIPAN

1,691

273

1,065

242

22. TILUBOG

1,102

220

1,489

316

23. UPPER SULITAN

1,835

359

1,487

379

TOTAL

41,117

7,663

37,054

8,361

SOURCE: NSO 2000 AND CBMS 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population by Mother Tongue:     2017

MOTHER TONGUE

POPULATION

BOTH SEXES

MALE

FEMALE

% DISTRIBUTION

Tagalog

23

12

11

006%

Cebuano/Bisaya/Binisaya/Boholano

22,936

11,712

11,224

61.90%

Hiligaynon

373

215

158

1.01%

Ilocano

44

34

10

0.12%

Pangasinan

1

1

0

0%

Waray

58

36

22

0.1%6

Bikol

15

9

6

0.04%

Maguindanao

372

188

184

1.00%

Maranao

8

6

2

0.02%

Tausug

3,012

1,546

1,466

8.13%

Chavacano

3

2

1

0.01%

Samal

3,137

1,567

1,570

8.47%

Subanen

5,243

2,747

2,496

14.15%

Surigaonon

24

13

11

0.06%

Other Local Dialects

1,805

911

894

4.87%

Total

37,054

18,999

18,055

100%

 

Population by Religious Affiliation:   2014

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION

POPULATION

PERCENT DISTRIBUTION

Roman Catholic

32,250

69.05

Aglipay

150

0.32

Islam

6,385

13.67

Iglesiani Cristo

2,424

5.19

United Church of Christ in the Philippines

1,345

2.88

Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints

10

0.02

Jehovah’s Witness

191

0.41

Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association

107

0.23

Seventh Day Adventist

570

1.22

Baptist Conference of the Philippines

47

0.10

Bible Baptist

37

0.08

Other Baptist

19

0.04

Iglesia Evangelista Methodista en Las Filipinas

5

0.01

Alliance of Bible Committees

93

0.20

Assemblies of God

42

0.09

Christian and Missionary Alliance

911

1.95

Other Protestants

1,326

2.84

Not Stated

794

1.70

Total

46,706

100%

 

Population by Age Group:   2017(CBMS)

AGE GROUP

BOTH SEXES

FEMALE

MALE

UNDER 1

766

370

396

1-4

3,278

1,598

1,680

5

958

470

488

6

976

485

491

7

899

430

469

8

879

398

481

9

909

443

466

10

896

451

445

11

919

452

467

12

999

477

522

13

947

434

513

14

863

440

423

15

752

360

392

16

765

370

395

17

787

381

406

18

646

304

342

19

697

320

377

20-24

3,585

1,728

1,857

25-29

2,960

1,455

1,505

30-34

2,418

1,138

1,280

35-39

2,166

977

1,189

40-44

1,953

920

1,033

45-49

1,720

847

873

50-54

1,493

761

732

55-59

1,276

607

669

60-64

1,058

506

552

65-69

597

268

329

70-74

390

216

174

75-79

291

170

121

80 & over

211

133

78

Total

37,504

17,909

19,145

 

 

Population Density:

Municipality of Naga is generally thinly populated. In fact, its general density is two (2) people per one (1) hectare of land while its urban density is only 37 persons per hectare particular barangay Poblacion.

 

Historical Growth of Population:  1970 – 2000

YEAR

ACTUAL POPULATION

INCREASE/DECREASE

AVE. GROWTH RATE (%)

2017

37,054

-1493

 

2015

38,547

733

0.387

2010 (May 1)

37,814

465

0.415

2007 (Aug. 1)

37,349

2,173

0.885

2000 (May 1)

35,176

3,755

2.39

1995 (Sept. 1)

31,421

-161

-0.102

1990 (May 1)

31,582

7,373

3.045

1980 (May 1)

24,209

47

0.038

1975 (May 1)

24,162

3,571

3.468

1970 (May 6)

20,591

 

 

       Municipality of Naga has an approximate total land area of twenty- four thousand six hundred thirty (24,630) hectares, of this 99.56% (24,527.013 hectares) considered as rural and the remaining 0.44% (108.2987 hectares being classified as urban, comprises the barangay Poblacion. It occupies 6.827% of the total land area of Zamboanga Sibugay (360,775 hectares). The 24,630 hectares was distributed among its twenty-three barangays. This total number of hectares is based on the record of the Land Evaluation Party, Forestry Management Services, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Regional Office IX, Zamboanga City. The twenty-three (23) barangays within the jurisdiction of the municipality with their corresponding land area reflected as follows:

 

NAME OF BARANGAY LAND AREA (hectares)
Poblacion 108.2987
Aguinaldo 171.1924
Baga 574.8518
Baluno 581.4204
Bangkaw-bangkaw 297.3406
Cabong 148.0533
Crossing Sta. Clara 562.6828
Gubawang 146.7301
Guintoloan 466.7490
Kaliantana 85.6743
La Paz 437.4864
Lower Sulitan 462.8846
Mamagon 763.2023
Marsolo 3,430.8831
San Isidro 654.8704
Sta. Clara 4,805.2783
Sulo 1,677.8473
Sandayong 2,122.7968
Tambanan 4,465.4943
Taytay Manubo 17.7748
Tipan 1,516.2087
Tilubog 572.2300
Upper Sulitan 560.0496
TOTAL 24,630.00 hectares

 

 

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION OF LAND USES
Land Uses Hectares Percentages
Agricultural Area 12.08 49.03
Forest Area 3,225.00 13.10
Mangrove and swamp area 3,600.00 14.62
Alienable/Disposable 69.00 0.28
Residential/Built-up areas 5,000.00 20.30
Tourism 10.00 0.04
Commercial 30.00 0.12
Institutional 55.00 0.22
Industrial 45.00 0.18
Infrastructure 500.00 2.03
Open Space Strip 20.00 0.08
Total 24,630.00 100 %

 

Urban Land Use Hectares
Commercial 10.717
Institutional 8.000
Residential 50.455
Open Space 6.640
Roads 6.605
Agricultural 25.882
Total 108.299