Pudtol, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
Barangay count22
Postal code3812
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pudtol for the fiscal year of 2016 was 87,548,913.42.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,107,206.54
201052,500,608.0816.39%
201157,166,161.798.89%
201255,155,819.71-3.52%
201361,804,945.0212.06%
201470,522,259.5914.10%
201579,746,591.4613.08%
201687,548,913.429.78%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pudtol is 15 to 19, with 1,665 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 137 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1290
1 to 41,290
5 to 91,643
10 to 141,631
15 to 191,665
20 to 241,447
25 to 291,192
30 to 341,053
35 to 39953
40 to 44828
45 to 49717
50 to 54643
55 to 59477
60 to 64397
65 to 69213
70 to 74194
75 to 79155
80 and over137
Total14,925

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 1,416 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 154.83 square kilometers, ranked 211 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 37 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,566 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.21%, ranked 1,365 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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