Piddig, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count23
Postal code2912
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)216.20 km2 (83.48 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,497
Density (2015)99 / km2 (258 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 10' North, 120° 43' East (18.1635, 120.7165)
Estimated elevation above sea level37.1 meters (121.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 216.20 square kilometers or 83.48 square miles which constitutes 6.23% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,497. This represented 3.62% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 99 inhabitants per square kilometer or 258 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Piddig 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)
Ab‑abut1.92%41237011.35%2.07%
Abucay7.12%1,5311,5210.66%0.12%
Anao5.74%1,2331,1497.31%1.35%
Arua‑ay1.77%381384-0.78%-0.15%
Bimmanga1.38%2972931.37%0.26%
Boyboy7.21%1,5491,5311.18%0.22%
Cabaroan4.46%9589481.05%0.20%
Calambeg5.99%1,2881,13913.08%2.37%
Callusa3.03%6516136.20%1.15%
Dupitac3.31%7127031.28%0.24%
Estancia8.42%1,8101,6837.55%1.39%
Gayamat2.78%5975724.37%0.82%
Lagandit2.92%6285975.19%0.97%
Libnaoan2.87%6165963.36%0.63%
Loing7.23%1,5551,5112.91%0.55%
Maab‑abaca2.11%4544354.37%0.82%
Mangitayag2.84%6116050.99%0.19%
Maruaya4.16%8948238.63%1.59%
San Antonio3.26%7006645.42%1.01%
Santa Maria6.94%1,4911,4373.76%0.70%
Sucsuquen3.17%6816504.77%0.89%
Tangaoan4.76%1,0249863.85%0.72%
Tonoton6.62%1,4241,3962.01%0.38%
Piddig Total21,49720,6064.32%0.81%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Piddig for the fiscal year of 2016 was 120,518,691.72.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200950,297,816.50
201064,186,416.7427.61%
201173,620,096.9014.70%
201272,709,190.72-1.24%
201370,448,628.58-3.11%
201470,357,424.24-0.13%
201589,710,798.3927.51%
2016120,518,691.7234.34%

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 Piddig is 10 to 14, with 2,092 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 346 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1346
1 to 41,512
5 to 92,017
10 to 142,092
15 to 191,902
20 to 241,762
25 to 291,662
30 to 341,510
35 to 391,481
40 to 441,274
45 to 491,199
50 to 541,086
55 to 59918
60 to 64801
65 to 69613
70 to 74465
75 to 79371
80 and over486
Total21,497

Historical population

The population of Piddig grew from 11,614 in 1960 to 21,497 in 2015, an increase of 9,883 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.81%, or an increase of 891 people, from the previous population of 20,606 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,614
13,0651.16%
13,9331.30%
14,7741.18%
17,0781.46%
17,7970.78%
19,0591.48%
20,0340.69%
20,6061.03%
21,4970.81%

Location

The municipal center of Piddig is situated at approximately 18° 10' North, 120° 43' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.1 meters or 121.6 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 Piddig are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Dingras, Sarrat, Solsona, Vintar, Carasi, and San Nicolas. Its distance from the national capital is 396.39 kilometers (246.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 396.39 kilometers (246.30 miles) to the South (S4°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,497, ranked 1,202 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 83.48 square kilometers, ranked 494 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 99 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,319 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.81%, ranked 1,556 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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