Aurora

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Aurora
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
CapitalBaler
Total local government units
Cities0
Municipalities8
Barangays151
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)3,147.32 km2
(1,215.19 sq. mi)
Population (2015)214,336
Density (2015)68 per km2
(176 per sq. mi)
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Aurora is a province in the Philippines situated in the Central Luzon region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Baler.

The province has a land area of 3,147.32 square kilometers or 1,215.19 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 214,336 representing 1.91% of the total population of the Central Luzon 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 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 176 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Aurora is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by Isabela, Philippine Sea, Quezon, Bulacan, and Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino.

Map of the Philippines with Aurora highlighted in redMap of Aurora showing its component municipalitiesBalerCasiguranDilasagDinalunganDingalanDipaculaoMaria AuroraSan Luis
Local government units

Aurora has 8 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 151.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Balermun, capital39,562
(18.46%)
36,0101.81%92.55 km2
(35.73 sq mi)
427 per km2
(1,107 per sq mi)
13
Casiguranmun24,313
(11.34%)
23,8650.35%715.43 km2
(276.23 sq mi)
34 per km2
(88 per sq mi)
24
Dilasagmun15,835
(7.39%)
15,6830.18%306.25 km2
(118.24 sq mi)
52 per km2
(134 per sq mi)
11
Dinalunganmun11,322
(5.28%)
10,9880.57%316.85 km2
(122.34 sq mi)
36 per km2
(93 per sq mi)
9
Dingalanmun25,482
(11.89%)
23,5541.51%304.55 km2
(117.59 sq mi)
84 per km2
(217 per sq mi)
11
Dipaculaomun29,736
(13.87%)
27,7291.34%361.64 km2
(139.63 sq mi)
82 per km2
(213 per sq mi)
25
Maria Auroramun40,734
(19.00%)
38,1281.27%426.19 km2
(164.55 sq mi)
96 per km2
(248 per sq mi)
40
San Luismun27,352
(12.76%)
25,2761.51%623.86 km2
(240.87 sq mi)
44 per km2
(114 per sq mi)
18
Aurora Total214,336201,2331.21%3,147.32 km2
(1,215.19 sq mi)
68 per km2
(176 per sq mi)
151
Historical population

The population of Aurora grew from 42,827 in 1960 to 214,336 in 2015, an increase of 171,509 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.21%, or an increase of 13,103 people, from the previous population of 201,233 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 24,484
1918 Dec 315,9801.83%
1939 Jan 118,2805.75%
1948 Oct 122,8252.30%
1960 Feb 1542,8275.69%
1970 May 680,4596.36%
1975 May 190,0602.29%
1980 May 1107,1453.53%
1990 May 1139,5732.68%
1995 Sep 1159,6212.55%
2000 May 1173,7971.84%
2007 Aug 1187,8021.07%
2010 May 1201,2332.55%
2015 Aug 1214,3361.21%

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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