Lamut, Province of Ifugao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceIfugao
Barangay count18
Postal code3605
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)159.65 km2 (61.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,279
Density (2015)158 / km2 (410 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 39' North, 121° 13' East (16.6506, 121.2215)
Estimated elevation above sea level226.6 meters (743.2 feet)

Lamut is a municipality in the landlocked province of Ifugao.

The municipality has a land area of 159.65 square kilometers or 61.64 square miles which constitutes 6.07% of Ifugao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,279. This represented 12.46% of the total population of Ifugao province, or 1.47% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 158 inhabitants per square kilometer or 410 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lamut 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)
Ambasa2.95%7457400.68%0.13%
Bimpal6.64%1,6781,33026.17%4.52%
Hapid6.80%1,7181,50414.23%2.57%
Holowon3.30%83373812.87%2.33%
Lawig5.69%1,4381,458-1.37%-0.26%
Lucban3.72%9408708.05%1.48%
Mabatobato8.79%2,2221,90516.64%2.97%
Magulon5.14%1,3001,14513.54%2.45%
Nayon4.63%1,1711,0947.04%1.30%
Panopdopan3.86%9759631.25%0.24%
Payawan6.05%1,5301,4733.87%0.73%
Pieza3.11%78770012.43%2.26%
Poblacion East7.50%1,8951,8363.21%0.60%
Poblacion West10.81%2,7322,6373.60%0.68%
Pugol8.85%2,2361,88518.62%3.30%
Salamague3.80%96176924.97%4.34%
Sanafe4.78%1,2081,1732.98%0.56%
Umilag3.60%9108684.84%0.90%
Lamut Total25,27923,0889.49%1.74%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lamut for the fiscal year of 2016 was 84,226,274.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200949,138,733.94
201051,812,958.325.44%
201158,146,174.6312.22%
201257,784,961.10-0.62%
201351,112,299.21-11.55%
201470,768,802.4138.46%
201578,256,811.7110.58%
201684,226,274.327.63%

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 Lamut is 5 to 9, with 2,732 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 216 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1504
1 to 42,194
5 to 92,732
10 to 142,692
15 to 192,587
20 to 242,349
25 to 292,123
30 to 341,850
35 to 391,657
40 to 441,362
45 to 491,266
50 to 541,195
55 to 59948
60 to 64673
65 to 69430
70 to 74278
75 to 79216
80 and over223
Total25,279

Historical population

The population of Lamut grew from 5,554 in 1960 to 25,279 in 2015, an increase of 19,725 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.74%, or an increase of 2,191 people, from the previous population of 23,088 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,554
8,0683.72%
9,4163.15%
11,0173.19%
14,1012.50%
17,0813.66%
18,7312.00%
22,1092.31%
23,0881.59%
25,2791.74%

Location

The municipal center of Lamut is situated at approximately 16° 39' North, 121° 13' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 226.6 meters or 743.2 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 Lamut are Santiago, Cauayan, Baguio, Tabuk, Ilagan, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Bagabag, Villaverde, Solano, Diadi, Quezon, and Asipulo. Its distance from the national capital is 229.42 kilometers (142.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Santiago, Isabela, 34.71 kilometers (21.57 miles) to the East (N83°E)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 66.05 kilometers (41.04 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)
  • Baguio, 72.07 kilometers (44.78 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S68°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 87.70 kilometers (54.49 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N16°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 89.67 kilometers (55.72 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • San Jose, Nueva Ecija, 98.41 kilometers (61.15 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S15°W)

Distance from Manila: 229.42 kilometers (142.55 miles) to the South (S6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,279, ranked 1,065 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 61.64 square kilometers, ranked 696 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 158 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,110 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.74%, ranked 769 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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