Pudtol, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
Barangay count22
Postal code3812
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)401.02 km2 (154.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,925
Density (2015)37 / km2 (96 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 14' North, 121° 22' East (18.2380, 121.3731)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.0 meters (78.7 feet)

Pudtol is a municipality in the landlocked province of Apayao.

The municipality has a land area of 401.02 square kilometers or 154.83 square miles which constitutes 9.09% of Apayao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,925. This represented 12.52% of the total population of Apayao province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 37 inhabitants per square kilometer or 96 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pudtol has 22 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Aga2.30%34327624.28%4.22%
Alem5.73%855875-2.29%-0.44%
Amado5.37%8027911.39%0.26%
Aurora2.38%35529619.93%3.52%
Cabatacan10.24%1,5291,31316.45%2.94%
Cacalaggan3.44%51340526.67%4.60%
Capannikian9.25%1,3811,19215.86%2.84%
Doña Loreta4.94%7377113.66%0.69%
Emilia3.60%53742725.76%4.46%
Imelda4.16%62155212.50%2.27%
Lower Maton2.47%3693456.96%1.29%
Lt. Bilag1.43%21417621.59%3.79%
Lydia4.18%62452917.96%3.19%
Malibang3.61%53947214.19%2.56%
Mataguisi6.73%1,00480724.41%4.25%
Poblacion6.10%9118368.97%1.65%
San Antonio1.25%1861718.77%1.61%
San Jose2.30%344361-4.71%-0.91%
San Luis5.17%77268313.03%2.36%
San Mariano2.53%377463-18.57%-3.84%
Swan10.07%1,5031,25319.95%3.52%
Upper Maton2.74%40937110.24%1.87%
Pudtol Total14,92513,30512.18%2.21%

Historical population

The population of Pudtol grew from 7,720 in 1960 to 14,925 in 2015, an increase of 7,205 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.21%, or an increase of 1,620 people, from the previous population of 13,305 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,720
5,735-2.87%
6,5472.69%
7,5983.02%
7,6210.03%
8,6562.41%
11,0395.35%
12,5951.84%
13,3052.02%
14,9252.21%

Location

The municipal center of Pudtol is situated at approximately 18° 14' North, 121° 22' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.0 meters or 78.7 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Pudtol are Tuguegarao, Laoag, Tabuk, Batac, Vigan, and Ilagan. The nearest municipalities are Flora, Santa Marcela, Luna, Allacapan, Abulug, and Ballesteros. Its distance from the national capital is 405.81 kilometers (252.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 405.81 kilometers (252.16 miles) to the South (S6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,925, ranked 1,419 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 154.83 square kilometers, ranked 212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 37 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,569 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.21%, ranked 304 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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