Pudtol
Province of Apayao

Summary data
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 per km2
(96 per sq. mi)
Coordinates18° 14' North, 121° 22' East
(18.2380 ° N, 121.3731 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
24.0 meters
(78.7 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 14,925 representing 12.52% of the total population of Apayao province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 37 inhabitants per square kilometer or 96 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Pudtol has 22 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-2.87%, 5.35%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 157,720
1970 May 65,735-2.87%
1975 May 16,5472.69%
1980 May 17,5983.02%
1990 May 17,6210.03%
1995 Sep 18,6562.41%
2000 May 111,0395.35%
2007 Aug 112,5951.84%
2010 May 113,3052.02%
2015 Aug 114,9252.21%
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The town center of Pudtol is situated at approximately 18° 14' North, 121° 22' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

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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