Currimao, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count23
Postal code2903
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)34.08 km2 (13.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,184
Density (2015)358 / km2 (926 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 1' North, 120° 29' East (18.0194, 120.4868)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.3 meters (33.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 34.08 square kilometers or 13.16 square miles which constitutes 0.98% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,184. This represented 2.05% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 358 inhabitants per square kilometer or 926 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Currimao has 23 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)
Anggapang Norte2.29%279286-2.45%-0.47%
Anggapang Sur1.28%1561485.41%1.01%
Bimmanga3.37%4114041.73%0.33%
Cabuusan2.91%3543355.67%1.06%
Comcomloong1.06%129144-10.42%-2.07%
Gaang10.16%1,2381,2112.23%0.42%
Lang‑ayan‑Baramban4.71%5745474.94%0.92%
Lioes3.91%477516-7.56%-1.49%
Maglaoi Centro1.96%2392303.91%0.73%
Maglaoi Norte5.51%6716336.00%1.12%
Maglaoi Sur4.44%5414969.07%1.67%
Paguludan‑Salindeg2.62%3193180.31%0.06%
Pangil4.93%601632-4.91%-0.95%
Pias Norte7.28%8878533.99%0.75%
Pias Sur5.93%7237141.26%0.24%
Poblacion I6.11%744848-12.26%-2.46%
Poblacion II5.01%6115658.14%1.50%
Salugan3.87%4714485.13%0.96%
San Simeon2.46%3002836.01%1.12%
Santa Cruz2.40%293305-3.93%-0.76%
Tapao‑Tigue6.49%79168914.80%2.66%
Torre3.52%429459-6.54%-1.28%
Victoria7.76%9469064.42%0.83%
Currimao Total12,18411,9701.79%0.34%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Currimao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 83,006,081.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200931,417,635.59
201043,753,429.2539.26%
201148,457,036.0410.75%
201247,329,314.37-2.33%
201346,483,703.90-1.79%
201442,858,679.53-7.80%
201581,893,270.4791.08%
201683,006,081.221.36%

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 Currimao is 5 to 9, with 1,098 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 190 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1227
1 to 4866
5 to 91,098
10 to 141,071
15 to 191,057
20 to 241,063
25 to 29905
30 to 34878
35 to 39787
40 to 44741
45 to 49768
50 to 54703
55 to 59613
60 to 64434
65 to 69326
70 to 74242
75 to 79190
80 and over215
Total12,184

Historical population

The population of Currimao grew from 5,435 in 1960 to 12,184 in 2015, an increase of 6,749 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.34%, or an increase of 214 people, from the previous population of 11,970 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,435
8,3694.31%
10,0183.67%
7,810-4.86%
9,4671.94%
10,1331.28%
10,6151.00%
11,3050.87%
11,9702.10%
12,1840.34%

Location

The municipal center of Currimao is situated at approximately 18° 1' North, 120° 29' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.3 meters or 33.7 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 Currimao are Batac, Laoag, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Paoay, Pinili, Badoc, Sinait, Banna, and San Nicolas. Its distance from the national capital is 383.08 kilometers (238.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 383.08 kilometers (238.03 miles) to the South (S8°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,184, ranked 1,472 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.16 square kilometers, ranked 1,493 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 358 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 544 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.34%, ranked 1,285 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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