Kalinga

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Kalinga
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
CapitalTabuk
Total local government units
Cities1
Municipalities7
Barangays152
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)3,231.25 km2
(1,247.59 sq. mi)
Population (2015)212,680
Density (2015)66 per km2
(170 per sq. mi)
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Kalinga is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cordillera Administrative Region occupying the northern-central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Tabuk.

The province has a land area of 3,231.25 square kilometers or 1,247.59 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 212,680 representing 12.35% of the total population of the Cordillera Administrative Region, 0.37% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.21% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 66 inhabitants per square kilometer or 170 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Kalinga is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Apayao, Cagayan, Isabela, Mountain Province, and Abra.

Map of the Philippines with Kalinga highlighted in redMap of Kalinga showing its component cities and municipalitiesBalbalanLubuaganPasilPinukpukRizalTabukTanudanTinglayan
Local government units

Kalinga has 7 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 152.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Balbalanmun12,195
(5.73%)
12,0820.18%542.69 km2
(209.53 sq mi)
22 per km2
(58 per sq mi)
14
Lubuaganmun8,733
(4.11%)
9,369-1.33%234.20 km2
(90.43 sq mi)
37 per km2
(97 per sq mi)
9
Pasilmun9,644
(4.53%)
9,6260.04%189.00 km2
(72.97 sq mi)
51 per km2
(132 per sq mi)
14
Pinukpukmun32,026
(15.06%)
29,5961.51%743.56 km2
(287.09 sq mi)
43 per km2
(112 per sq mi)
23
Rizalmun17,038
(8.01%)
15,9421.27%231.00 km2
(89.19 sq mi)
74 per km2
(191 per sq mi)
14
Tabukcity (CC), capital110,642
(52.02%)
103,9121.20%700.25 km2
(270.37 sq mi)
158 per km2
(409 per sq mi)
42
Tanudanmun9,534
(4.48%)
8,5292.14%307.55 km2
(118.75 sq mi)
31 per km2
(80 per sq mi)
16
Tinglayanmun12,868
(6.05%)
12,5570.47%283.00 km2
(109.27 sq mi)
45 per km2
(118 per sq mi)
20
Kalinga Total212,680201,6131.02%3,231.25 km2
(1,247.59 sq mi)
66 per km2
(170 per sq mi)
152
Historical population

The population of Kalinga grew from 59,927 in 1960 to 212,680 in 2015, an increase of 152,753 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 11,067 people, from the previous population of 201,613 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 217,660
1918 Dec 3127,4672.83%
1939 Jan 131,3200.66%
1948 Oct 136,7771.66%
1960 Feb 1559,9274.39%
1970 May 686,5973.67%
1975 May 1102,1103.36%
1980 May 1114,3822.29%
1990 May 1137,0551.83%
1995 Sep 1154,1452.23%
2000 May 1174,0232.63%
2007 Aug 1182,3260.64%
2010 May 1201,6133.73%
2015 Aug 1212,6801.02%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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