Nueva Era, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count11
Postal code2909
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)515.02 km2 (198.85 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,506
Density (2015)18 / km2 (48 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 55' North, 120° 40' East (17.9153, 120.6660)
Estimated elevation above sea level128.1 meters (420.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 515.02 square kilometers or 198.85 square miles which constitutes 14.85% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,506. This represented 1.60% 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 18 inhabitants per square kilometer or 48 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nueva Era 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)
Acnam6.41%6095549.93%1.82%
Barangobong3.89%3703554.23%0.79%
Barikir5.54%52747211.65%2.12%
Bugayong7.61%72356128.88%4.95%
Cabittauran10.52%1,00078227.88%4.79%
Caray8.03%76369110.42%1.91%
Garnaden6.48%61652118.23%3.24%
Naguillan9.34%88863440.06%6.63%
Poblacion23.10%2,1961,79522.34%3.91%
Santo Niño10.12%96265546.87%7.59%
Uguis8.96%8528174.28%0.80%
Nueva Era Total9,5067,83721.30%3.74%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Nueva Era for the fiscal year of 2016 was 100,290,055.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200957,540,990.28
201069,500,738.1420.78%
201172,095,587.263.73%
201272,595,210.620.69%
201377,592,660.726.88%
201481,034,368.344.44%
201591,151,046.3412.48%
2016100,290,055.3110.03%

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 Nueva Era is 5 to 9, with 1,003 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 110 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1193
1 to 4788
5 to 91,003
10 to 14954
15 to 19910
20 to 24941
25 to 29792
30 to 34746
35 to 39582
40 to 44485
45 to 49478
50 to 54428
55 to 59336
60 to 64274
65 to 69196
70 to 74143
75 to 79110
80 and over147
Total9,506

Historical population

The population of Nueva Era grew from 2,803 in 1960 to 9,506 in 2015, an increase of 6,703 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.74%, or an increase of 1,669 people, from the previous population of 7,837 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,803
3,4131.94%
3,6081.12%
3,9271.71%
5,2382.92%
6,2243.28%
6,095-0.45%
7,4752.85%
7,8371.74%
9,5063.74%

Location

The municipal center of Nueva Era is situated at approximately 17° 55' North, 120° 40' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 128.1 meters or 420.3 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 Nueva Era are Batac, Laoag, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Banna, Marcos, Pinili, Dingras, Badoc, and Lagayan. Its distance from the national capital is 369.44 kilometers (229.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 369.44 kilometers (229.56 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,506, ranked 1,520 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 198.85 square kilometers, ranked 135 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 18 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,591 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.74%, ranked 887 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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