Banna, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count20
Postal code2908
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)92.73 km2 (35.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,438
Density (2015)210 / km2 (543 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 59' North, 120° 39' East (17.9799, 120.6549)
Estimated elevation above sea level79.8 meters (261.9 feet)

Banna, formerly known as Espiritu, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Ilocos Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 92.73 square kilometers or 35.80 square miles which constitutes 2.67% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,438. This represented 3.28% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 210 inhabitants per square kilometer or 543 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Banna has 20 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)
Balioeg4.51%8778621.74%0.33%
Bangsar4.64%901949-5.06%-0.98%
Barbarangay4.02%7827681.82%0.34%
Binacag4.24%8248200.49%0.09%
Bomitog6.76%1,3141,14414.86%2.67%
Bugasi4.83%938954-1.68%-0.32%
Caestebanan5.47%1,0631,0372.51%0.47%
Caribquib5.04%980987-0.71%-0.14%
Catagtaguen6.53%1,2701,1936.45%1.20%
Crispina5.06%9849177.31%1.35%
Hilario5.11%9939593.55%0.67%
Imelda3.14%6105942.69%0.51%
Lorenzo4.08%794838-5.25%-1.02%
Macayepyep6.07%1,1801,206-2.16%-0.41%
Marcos5.02%9759591.67%0.32%
Nagpatayan4.69%9128981.56%0.29%
Sinamar6.16%1,1981,1058.42%1.55%
Tabtabagan5.91%1,1491,1351.23%0.23%
Valdez4.99%9699571.25%0.24%
Valenciano3.73%725769-5.72%-1.12%
Banna Total19,43819,0512.03%0.38%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Banna for the fiscal year of 2016 was 122,967,317.57.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,006,732.33
201056,394,114.0840.96%
201161,672,326.339.36%
2012113,286,781.2383.69%
2013101,609,724.93-10.31%
201454,027,946.13-46.83%
201580,113,580.3348.28%
2016122,967,317.5753.49%

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 Banna is 5 to 9, with 1,999 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 271 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1345
1 to 41,433
5 to 91,999
10 to 141,917
15 to 191,804
20 to 241,591
25 to 291,510
30 to 341,478
35 to 391,347
40 to 441,207
45 to 491,009
50 to 54860
55 to 59824
60 to 64656
65 to 69462
70 to 74373
75 to 79271
80 and over352
Total19,438

Historical population

The population of Banna grew from 9,972 in 1960 to 19,438 in 2015, an increase of 9,466 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.38%, or an increase of 387 people, from the previous population of 19,051 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,972
11,6711.55%
12,4341.28%
12,8870.72%
15,3421.76%
15,9750.76%
16,7040.96%
18,1611.16%
19,0511.76%
19,4380.38%

Location

The municipal center of Banna is situated at approximately 17° 59' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 79.8 meters or 261.9 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 Banna are Batac, Laoag, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Nueva Era, Marcos, Dingras, Pinili, Paoay, and Solsona. Its distance from the national capital is 376.67 kilometers (234.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 376.67 kilometers (234.05 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,438, ranked 1,257 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 35.80 square kilometers, ranked 1,072 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 210 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 921 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.38%, ranked 1,182 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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