Sadanga, Province of Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count8
Postal code2617
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)83.30 km2 (32.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)8,799
Density (2015)106 / km2 (274 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 10' North, 121° 2' East (17.1685, 121.0262)
Estimated elevation above sea level872.4 meters (2,861.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 83.30 square kilometers or 32.16 square miles which constitutes 3.86% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,799. This represented 5.69% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 106 inhabitants per square kilometer or 274 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sadanga has 8 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)
Anabel10.34%9108734.24%0.79%
Bekigan6.33%557584-4.62%-0.90%
Belwang10.85%9551,210-21.07%-4.41%
Betwagan26.41%2,3242,2981.13%0.21%
Demang9.69%853904-5.64%-1.10%
Poblacion18.15%1,5971,5473.23%0.61%
Sacasacan7.49%659747-11.78%-2.36%
Saclit10.73%9441,018-7.27%-1.43%
Sadanga Total8,7999,181-4.16%-0.81%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sadanga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 48,908,329.19.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,645,403.76
201030,260,644.285.64%
201132,746,053.208.21%
201231,754,999.62-3.03%
201334,939,753.2610.03%
201439,107,426.9211.93%
201544,526,901.6713.86%
201648,908,329.199.84%

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 Sadanga is 10 to 14, with 1,017 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 129 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1133
1 to 4667
5 to 9944
10 to 141,017
15 to 19992
20 to 24921
25 to 29794
30 to 34561
35 to 39461
40 to 44436
45 to 49343
50 to 54319
55 to 59331
60 to 64249
65 to 69201
70 to 74145
75 to 79156
80 and over129
Total8,799

Historical population

The population of Sadanga grew from 5,967 in 1960 to 8,799 in 2015, an increase of 2,832 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.81%, or a decrease of 382 people, from the previous population of 9,181 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,967
5,115-1.50%
5,9092.94%
6,6502.39%
7,3020.94%
8,3732.60%
8,5960.57%
9,7061.69%
9,181-2.00%
8,799-0.81%

Location

The municipal center of Sadanga is situated at approximately 17° 10' North, 121° 2' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 872.4 meters or 2,861.6 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 Sadanga are Tabuk, Candon, Santiago, Vigan, Cauayan, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bontoc, Barlig, Sagada, Tinglayan, Besao, and Sabangan. Its distance from the national capital is 285.31 kilometers (177.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 285.31 kilometers (177.28 miles) to the South (S1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,799, ranked 1,505 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.16 square kilometers, ranked 1,108 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 106 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,269 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.81%, ranked 1,171 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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