Alabel, Sarangani

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Municipality of Alabel
Official seal of Alabel
Map of Sarangani with Alabel highlighted
Map of Sarangani with Alabel highlighted
Alabel is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°05′N 125°17′E / 6.083°N 125.283°E / 6.083; 125.283Coordinates: 06°05′N 125°17′E / 6.083°N 125.283°E / 6.083; 125.283
Country Philippines
Region Soccsksargen (Region XII)
Province Sarangani
District Lone district
Barangays 12
 • Mayor Corazon S. Grafilo
 • Total 510.98 km2 (197.29 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 75,477
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Alabelian
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9501
Dialing code +63 (0)83
Income class 1st class

Alabel is a first class municipality and also the capital of the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 75,477 people.[3]

As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 41,279 voters.[2]


Alabel is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Bagacay
  • Baluntay
  • Datal Anggas
  • Domolok
  • Kawas
  • Ladol
  • Maribulan
  • Pag-Asa
  • Paraiso
  • Poblacion
  • Spring
  • Tokawal
  • Kogonal


Population census of Alabel
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 40,730 —    
1995 46,527 +2.52%
2000 60,779 +5.90%
2007 71,872 +2.34%
2010 75,477 +1.80%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


Alabel is largely based on agriculture with a high level production of dried coconut meat. Animal husbandry is the second biggest income earner, notably cattle farming. Other agricultural products are coconuts, maize, sugarcane, bananas, pineapples, cotton, mangoes; goat farming, pork, eggs, beef; fish; charcoal; coconut weaving. It is adjacent to the highly urbanized sea port city of General Santos.

The economy has accelerated in the past decade driven by advances in global communication technology and the finishing of a modern highway that tremendously improved trade and transport.


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: SARANGANI". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 

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