Kalinga

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Kalinga
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
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 / km2 (170 / sq mi)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 212,680. This represented 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 these 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.

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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.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Balbalanmunicipality12,19512,0820.18%542.692214
Lubuaganmunicipality8,7339,369-1.33%234.20379
Pasilmunicipality9,6449,6260.04%189.005114
Pinukpukmunicipality32,02629,5961.51%743.564323
Rizalmunicipality17,03815,9421.27%231.007414
Tabukcity (CC), capital110,642103,9121.20%700.2515842
Tanudanmunicipality9,5348,5292.14%307.553116
Tinglayanmunicipality12,86812,5570.47%283.004520
Kalinga Total212,680201,6131.02%3,231.2566152

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kalinga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 844,769,267.17.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009439,851,759.47
2010471,215,281.797.13%
2011512,445,219.088.75%
2012520,188,121.271.51%
2013573,775,618.1810.30%
2014674,863,863.9817.62%
2015795,047,977.4317.81%
2016844,769,267.176.25%

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 Kalinga is 5 to 9, with 24,047 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2,025 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14,395
1 to 418,810
5 to 924,047
10 to 1423,760
15 to 1922,476
20 to 2420,225
25 to 2917,572
30 to 3414,346
35 to 3912,895
40 to 4411,285
45 to 4910,189
50 to 548,819
55 to 597,464
60 to 645,532
65 to 693,942
70 to 742,854
75 to 792,025
80 and over2,044
Total212,680

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.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,660
27,4672.83%
31,3200.66%
36,7771.66%
59,9274.39%
86,5973.67%
102,1103.36%
114,3822.29%
137,0551.83%
154,1452.23%
174,0232.63%
182,3260.64%
201,6133.73%
212,6801.02%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Kalinga as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Kalinga-Cagayan Road (Calanan-Enrile Section)

Secondary Roads

  • Kalinga-Abra Road
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road (Cagaluan-Calanan Section)
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road (Calanan-Pinukpuk Section)
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road (Pinukpuk-Abbut Section)
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Balbalan-Pinukpuk Road
  • Bulanao-Paracelis Road
  • Bulo National Road (Agbannawag-Bulo-Callagdao Section)
  • Calanan-Enrile Road (Channelization)
  • Lubuagan-Batong Buhay-Abra Boundary Road
  • Malalao National Road (Agbannawag-Malalao-Bulo Section)
  • Nambaran-Isabela Road
  • Rizal National Road (Babalag-Kinama-San Francisco Section)
  • Rizal National Road (Liwan West-Babalag-Macutay Section)
  • Rizal National Road (Liwan West-Macutay Section Channel)
  • Rizal National Road (Romualdez-Santor-Calaocan-San Pascual Section)
  • Tabuk-Banawe via Tanudan-Barlig Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 212,680, ranked 71 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,247.59 square kilometers, ranked 43 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 66 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 78 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 68 out of 81

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.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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