Dumalneg, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count2
Postal code2921
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)88.48 km2 (34.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)2,947
Density (2015)33 / km2 (86 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 31' North, 120° 49' East (18.5220, 120.8096)
Estimated elevation above sea level68.6 meters (225.0 feet)

Dumalneg is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Ilocos Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 88.48 square kilometers or 34.16 square miles which constitutes 2.55% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,947. This represented 0.50% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.06% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 33 inhabitants per square kilometer or 86 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dumalneg has 2 barangays.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Dumalneg66.64%1,9641,8148.27%1.52%
San Isidro33.36%98379823.18%4.05%
Dumalneg Total2,9471,81462.46%9.68%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Dumalneg for the fiscal year of 2016 was 52,211,277.15.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200923,124,706.75
201032,162,206.5839.08%
201131,408,760.92-2.34%
201227,971,467.91-10.94%
201335,348,821.2326.37%
201432,177,208.88-8.97%
201543,431,248.4434.98%
201652,211,277.1520.22%

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 Dumalneg is 20 to 24, with 322 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 32 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 157
1 to 4220
5 to 9303
10 to 14292
15 to 19279
20 to 24322
25 to 29258
30 to 34213
35 to 39187
40 to 44203
45 to 49156
50 to 54120
55 to 5991
60 to 6491
65 to 6952
70 to 7432
75 to 7933
80 and over38
Total2,947

Historical population

The population of Dumalneg grew from 554 in 1960 to 2,947 in 2015, an increase of 2,393 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 9.68%, or an increase of 1,133 people, from the previous population of 1,814 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
554
435-2.34%
5705.57%
6021.10%
8283.24%
1,1095.63%
1,4866.48%
1,7162.00%
1,8142.04%
2,9479.68%

Location

The municipal center of Dumalneg is situated at approximately 18° 31' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 68.6 meters or 225.0 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 Dumalneg are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Pagudpud, Bangui, Adams, Burgos, Santa Praxedes, and Pasuquin. Its distance from the national capital is 435.45 kilometers (270.57 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 435.45 kilometers (270.57 miles) to the South (S2°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 2,947, ranked 1,604 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.16 square kilometers, ranked 1,098 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 33 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,568 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 9.68%, ranked 150 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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