Burgos, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count11
Postal code2918
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)128.90 km2 (49.77 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,777
Density (2015)76 / km2 (196 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 31' North, 120° 39' East (18.5110, 120.6436)
Estimated elevation above sea level65.6 meters (215.2 feet)

Burgos is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 128.90 square kilometers or 49.77 square miles which constitutes 3.72% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,777. This represented 1.65% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 76 inhabitants per square kilometer or 196 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Burgos 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)
Ablan Sarat15.32%1,4981,4970.07%0.01%
Agaga4.95%484542-10.70%-2.13%
Bayog7.37%7216815.87%1.09%
Bobon14.02%1,3711,3174.10%0.77%
Buduan7.99%7817454.83%0.90%
Nagsurot7.86%768803-4.36%-0.84%
Paayas7.27%7116991.72%0.32%
Pagali6.70%655699-6.29%-1.23%
Poblacion15.66%1,5311,5071.59%0.30%
Saoit6.63%6486460.31%0.06%
Tanap6.23%60955110.53%1.92%
Burgos Total9,7779,6870.93%0.18%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Burgos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 98,974,770.58.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,590,273.36
201046,220,075.8119.77%
201151,271,493.4110.93%
201250,981,830.78-0.56%
201355,283,061.508.44%
201480,303,074.8845.26%
2015119,722,457.4049.09%
201698,974,770.58-17.33%

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 Burgos is 5 to 9, with 988 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 145 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1182
1 to 4726
5 to 9988
10 to 14826
15 to 19755
20 to 24816
25 to 29813
30 to 34750
35 to 39690
40 to 44554
45 to 49619
50 to 54523
55 to 59482
60 to 64355
65 to 69219
70 to 74164
75 to 79145
80 and over170
Total9,777

Historical population

The population of Burgos grew from 3,984 in 1960 to 9,777 in 2015, an increase of 5,793 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.18%, or an increase of 90 people, from the previous population of 9,687 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,984
5,0132.27%
5,2741.02%
5,8712.17%
7,6432.67%
8,2271.39%
8,5340.79%
8,7650.37%
9,6873.71%
9,7770.18%

Location

The municipal center of Burgos is situated at approximately 18° 31' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 65.6 meters or 215.2 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 Burgos are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bangui, Pagudpud, Dumalneg, Pasuquin, Bacarra, and Adams. Its distance from the national capital is 435.33 kilometers (270.50 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 435.33 kilometers (270.50 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,777, ranked 1,517 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 49.77 square kilometers, ranked 840 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 76 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,405 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.18%, ranked 1,175 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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