South Cotabato


Philippine Statistics Authority
Chief Statistical Specialist - South Cotabato

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South Cotabato Statistics

Demography August 2015
Total Population 915,289
Population Growth Rate (2000-2015) 1.9
Population Count by LD  
     Fisrt District (Inc Gen. Santos City)
     Second Dtistrict 653,199
Price Indices January 2019
Consumer Price Index (2006=100) 120.9
Inflation Rate 6.1
Purchasing Power of Peso 0.83


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South Cotabato’s inflation rate posted a slight increase to 3.90 percent in December 2017. This is about 0.4 percentage point higher than the rate posted a year ago of the same reference month (from 3.50 to 3.90 Inflation Rate).
The year-on-year price situation was up to 3.88 percent change in all item index due to the significant increase in the heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages with 5.78 percent change (from 169.5 to 179.3). The same is true for the Non-food index with 1.63 percent change (from 122.8 to 124.8). Of all items; food and non-alcoholic beverages with 5.78 percent change (from 169.5 to 179.3) posted the higher percentage.

Construction Statistics from Approved Building Permits South Cotabato, Third Quarter 2017

The number of construction increases by 43.67 percent in the third quarter of 2017
The number of construction statistics for the third quarter of 2017 increased by 43.67 percent compared to those issued in the same period in 2016 based on the approved building permits. Residential constructions posted 14.41 percent increase from 118 to 135 projects while non-residential constructions recorded an increase of 45.74 percent from 94 to 137. Alteration/repairs also increased by 266.7 percent while 13 additions to existing structures were recorded this quarter.

Koronadal City population increases to 16,669 persons 2015 Census of Population Results

Population of Koronadal City increased at the rate of 1.93 percent annually Based on the 2015 Census of Population (2015 POPCEN), the city of Koronadal posted a total of 174,942 persons as of August 1, 2015. This is larger by 16,669 persons compared to its total population of 158,273 persons counted in 2010. The increase in the population count from 2010 to 2015 translated to an average annual population growth rate (PGR) of 1.93 percent. This is higher than the 1.70 percent annual PGR of the province between the census years 2000 and 2010. Koronadal city population increased by about 41,156 persons in the last 15 years from only 133,786 persons in 2000 to 174,942 persons in 2015.

Population Results on City of Koronadal

Population of the City of Koronadal is 174,942
 As of August 1, 2015, the population of Koronadal City is 174,942 based on the 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015).
 The total population of Koronadal City accounted for about 19.11 percent of the South Cotabato province population in 2015.
 The 2015 population is higher by 16,669 compared with the population of 158,273 in 2010, and higher by 41,156 compared with the population of 133,786 in 2000. Refer to Table 1.