Barlig, Province of Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count11
Postal code2623
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)228.64 km2 (88.28 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,819
Density (2015)21 / km2 (55 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 2' North, 121° 6' East (17.0415, 121.0993)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,561.4 meters (5,121.5 feet)

Barlig is a municipality in the landlocked province of Mountain Province.

The municipality has a land area of 228.64 square kilometers or 88.28 square miles which constitutes 10.60% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,819. This represented 3.12% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 21 inhabitants per square kilometer or 55 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Barlig has 11 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)
Chupac10.33%498642-22.43%-4.72%
Fiangtin10.06%485570-14.91%-3.03%
Gawana12.91%622759-18.05%-3.72%
Kaleo14.05%677796-14.95%-3.04%
Latang8.45%407427-4.68%-0.91%
Lias Kanluran7.28%351501-29.94%-6.55%
Lias Silangan9.15%441464-4.96%-0.96%
Lingoy4.32%208240-13.33%-2.69%
Lunas7.84%378590-35.93%-8.13%
Macalana5.77%278310-10.32%-2.05%
Ogoog9.84%474539-12.06%-2.42%
Barlig Total4,8195,838-17.45%-3.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Barlig for the fiscal year of 2016 was 62,171,298.14.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200935,944,766.30
201038,251,835.096.42%
201141,459,092.118.38%
201240,030,846.90-3.44%
201344,010,795.159.94%
201449,827,685.3413.22%
201556,619,195.4213.63%
201662,171,298.149.81%

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 Barlig is 10 to 14, with 523 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 69 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 169
1 to 4328
5 to 9477
10 to 14523
15 to 19472
20 to 24438
25 to 29382
30 to 34313
35 to 39296
40 to 44251
45 to 49264
50 to 54225
55 to 59215
60 to 64150
65 to 69131
70 to 74118
75 to 7985
80 and over82
Total4,819

Historical population

The population of Barlig grew from 2,972 in 1960 to 4,819 in 2015, an increase of 1,847 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.59%, or a decrease of 1,019 people, from the previous population of 5,838 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,972
4,0533.08%
5,1384.87%
5,2410.40%
6,2731.81%
7,4773.34%
6,351-3.44%
6,168-0.40%
5,838-1.98%
4,819-3.59%

Location

The municipal center of Barlig is situated at approximately 17° 2' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,561.4 meters or 5,121.5 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 Barlig are Tabuk, Santiago, Candon, Cauayan, Ilagan, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Bontoc, Banaue, Mayoyao, Sadanga, Sabangan, and Hingyon. Its distance from the national capital is 271.51 kilometers (168.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 55.14 kilometers (34.26 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 61.53 kilometers (38.24 miles) to the Southeast (S50°E)
  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 71.28 kilometers (44.29 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 72.05 kilometers (44.77 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 84.80 kilometers (52.70 miles) to the East (N82°E)
  • Baguio, 88.12 kilometers (54.75 miles) to the Southwest (S38°W)

Distance from Manila: 271.51 kilometers (168.71 miles) to the South (S3°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,819, ranked 1,562 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 88.28 square kilometers, ranked 457 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 21 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,557 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -3.59%, ranked 518 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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