The LGU of Dimataling envisions itself as an agriculturally productive town, actively soaring high in development and economic prosperity in the province of Zamboanga del Sur.
The LGU of Dimataling sets its mission as follows: Optimize and maximize all available resources and at the sometimes harness all positive forces; Provide infrastructure and livelihood programs and other sustainable income generating projects; Developed and enhanced environment friendly and self-reliant divergent culture.
Dimataling is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. Dimataling is administratively subdivided into 24 barangays. These are 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 and Upper Ludiong.
Dimataling was created in 1950 from the barrios of Dinas, Legarda, Mirapao, Migpulao, Kalipapa, Pisaan, Bubway, Tiniguangan, Tabina and Dimataling from Pagadian City (not yet at city at that time) and the barrios of Punta Flecha, Pitogo, Qugbay, Balong-balong, Libertad and Dumanguilas from Margosatubig.
|Population of Dimataling as of August 1, 2015 from Philippine Statistics Authority|