Pasuquin, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count33
Postal code2917
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)210.54 km2 (81.29 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,980
Density (2015)138 / km2 (357 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 20' North, 120° 37' East (18.3339, 120.6194)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.7 meters (44.9 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 210.54 square kilometers or 81.29 square miles which constitutes 6.07% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,980. This represented 4.89% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 138 inhabitants per square kilometer or 357 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pasuquin has 33 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)
Batuli1.30%376391-3.84%-0.74%
Binsang2.97%8628412.50%0.47%
Caruan4.40%1,2751,2145.02%0.94%
Carusikis2.68%776790-1.77%-0.34%
Carusipan1.66%4804614.12%0.77%
Dadaeman1.17%3403148.28%1.53%
Darupidip1.06%306348-12.07%-2.42%
Davila14.23%4,1233,8756.40%1.19%
Dilanis1.39%402415-3.13%-0.60%
Dilavo1.98%574601-4.49%-0.87%
Estancia3.53%1,0249389.17%1.68%
Naglicuan5.67%1,6421,39018.13%3.22%
Nagsanga4.46%1,2931,14013.42%2.43%
Nalvo1.80%522534-2.25%-0.43%
Ngabangab2.51%726746-2.68%-0.52%
Pangil1.48%4304036.70%1.24%
Poblacion 14.05%1,1751,1224.72%0.88%
Poblacion 26.62%1,9191,9040.79%0.15%
Poblacion 33.57%1,0351,0161.87%0.35%
Poblacion 44.87%1,4121,4110.07%0.01%
Pragata1.79%5205092.16%0.41%
Puyupuyan2.75%798831-3.97%-0.77%
Salpad2.02%586599-2.17%-0.42%
San Juan5.09%1,4751,4422.29%0.43%
Santa Catalina3.16%917933-1.71%-0.33%
Santa Matilde1.40%406429-5.36%-1.04%
Sapat0.21%623293.75%13.42%
Sulbec2.82%8167755.29%0.99%
Sulongan1.53%442450-1.78%-0.34%
Surong1.15%33430310.23%1.87%
Susugaen4.71%1,3641,2965.25%0.98%
Tabungao0.74%21517721.47%3.77%
Tadao1.22%3533229.63%1.77%
Pasuquin Total28,98027,9523.68%0.69%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Pasuquin for the fiscal year of 2016 was 117,464,310.03.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200958,093,915.90
201076,798,426.1132.20%
201173,622,581.85-4.14%
201272,997,388.20-0.85%
201389,035,253.9921.97%
201486,357,936.28-3.01%
2015101,724,022.9217.79%
2016117,464,310.0315.47%

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 Pasuquin is 5 to 9, with 2,757 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 432 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1582
1 to 42,214
5 to 92,757
10 to 142,663
15 to 192,621
20 to 242,486
25 to 292,294
30 to 342,200
35 to 392,026
40 to 441,670
45 to 491,603
50 to 541,435
55 to 591,230
60 to 64992
65 to 69732
70 to 74522
75 to 79432
80 and over521
Total28,980

Historical population

The population of Pasuquin grew from 12,262 in 1960 to 28,980 in 2015, an increase of 16,718 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.69%, or an increase of 1,028 people, from the previous population of 27,952 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,262
14,7751.84%
16,2581.94%
17,8131.84%
21,4101.86%
23,0271.37%
24,7391.55%
26,3070.85%
27,9522.23%
28,9800.69%

Location

The municipal center of Pasuquin is situated at approximately 18° 20' North, 120° 37' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.7 meters or 44.9 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 Pasuquin are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bacarra, Vintar, San Nicolas, Burgos, Sarrat, and Piddig. Its distance from the national capital is 416.03 kilometers (258.51 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 416.03 kilometers (258.51 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,980, ranked 945 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 81.29 square kilometers, ranked 512 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 138 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,182 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.69%, ranked 1,346 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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