Banaue, Province of Ifugao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceIfugao
Barangay count18
Postal code3601
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)191.20 km2 (73.82 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,837
Density (2015)114 / km2 (296 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 55' North, 121° 4' East (16.9109, 121.0616)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,071.4 meters (3,514.2 feet)

Banaue is a municipality in the landlocked province of Ifugao.

The municipality has a land area of 191.20 square kilometers or 73.82 square miles which constitutes 7.27% of Ifugao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,837. This represented 10.77% of the total population of Ifugao province, or 1.27% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 296 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Banaue has 18 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)
Amganad8.51%1,8581,8261.75%0.33%
Anaba2.88%629632-0.47%-0.09%
Balawis4.25%9291,018-8.74%-1.73%
Banao2.40%523599-12.69%-2.55%
Bangaan3.61%7887465.63%1.05%
Batad3.98%8691,024-15.14%-3.08%
Bocos13.05%2,8502,8201.06%0.20%
Cambulo5.76%1,2571,2193.12%0.59%
Ducligan4.65%1,0161,040-2.31%-0.44%
Gohang3.81%831886-6.21%-1.21%
Kinakin4.60%1,0041,084-7.38%-1.45%
Ohaj4.01%8768266.05%1.13%
Poblacion12.56%2,7432,5965.66%1.05%
Poitan7.76%1,6951,808-6.25%-1.22%
Pula2.11%461582-20.79%-4.34%
San Fernando2.22%484726-33.33%-7.43%
Tam‑an6.57%1,4341,435-0.07%-0.01%
View Point7.28%1,5901,4986.14%1.14%
Banaue Total21,83722,365-2.36%-0.45%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Banaue for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,135,392.46.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,185,893.72
201050,152,692.396.29%
201154,074,807.357.82%
201252,761,865.67-2.43%
201358,463,936.3910.81%
201466,391,292.6713.56%
201575,931,560.2814.37%
201683,135,392.469.49%

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 Banaue is 5 to 9, with 2,413 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 255 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1397
1 to 41,883
5 to 92,413
10 to 142,411
15 to 192,324
20 to 242,330
25 to 291,951
30 to 341,464
35 to 391,212
40 to 441,064
45 to 49919
50 to 54858
55 to 59722
60 to 64556
65 to 69433
70 to 74341
75 to 79255
80 and over304
Total21,837

Historical population

The population of Banaue grew from 17,877 in 1960 to 21,837 in 2015, an increase of 3,960 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.45%, or a decrease of 528 people, from the previous population of 22,365 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,877
20,2681.24%
20,4890.22%
22,9002.25%
16,943-2.97%
20,5143.65%
20,5630.05%
21,4480.58%
22,3651.54%
21,837-0.45%

Location

The municipal center of Banaue is situated at approximately 16° 55' North, 121° 4' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,071.4 meters or 3,514.2 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 Banaue are Santiago, Tabuk, Candon, Baguio, Cauayan, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Hingyon, Hungduan, Lagawe, Kiangan, Barlig, and Sabangan. Its distance from the national capital is 256.90 kilometers (159.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Santiago, Isabela, 57.12 kilometers (35.49 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S64°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 68.92 kilometers (42.83 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)
  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 72.29 kilometers (44.92 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Baguio, 74.46 kilometers (46.27 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 75.15 kilometers (46.69 miles) to the East (N88°E)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 86.02 kilometers (53.45 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S68°W)

Distance from Manila: 256.90 kilometers (159.63 miles) to the South (S2°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,837, ranked 1,194 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 73.82 square kilometers, ranked 569 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,270 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.45%, ranked 596 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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