Sarrat, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count24
Postal code2914
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)57.39 km2 (22.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,212
Density (2015)439 / km2 (1,138 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 9' North, 120° 39' East (18.1568, 120.6467)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.0 meters (72.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 57.39 square kilometers or 22.16 square miles which constitutes 1.65% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,212. This represented 4.25% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.50% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 439 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,138 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sarrat has 24 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)
San Agustin2.40%6045931.85%0.35%
San Andres5.87%1,4791,4273.64%0.68%
San Antonio4.71%1,1881,1840.34%0.06%
San Bernabe0.99%250266-6.02%-1.17%
San Cristobal6.33%1,5971,5870.63%0.12%
San Felipe4.42%1,1141,0773.44%0.65%
San Francisco3.85%9708889.23%1.70%
San Isidro4.46%1,1251,0586.33%1.18%
San Joaquin5.55%1,3991,404-0.36%-0.07%
San Jose6.12%1,5421,5191.51%0.29%
San Juan3.11%784818-4.16%-0.81%
San Leandro5.27%1,3281,3190.68%0.13%
San Lorenzo3.82%9641,011-4.65%-0.90%
San Manuel3.23%8147922.78%0.52%
San Marcos5.46%1,3771,3224.16%0.78%
San Nicolas7.18%1,8101,7304.62%0.86%
San Pedro3.38%852853-0.12%-0.02%
San Roque3.89%9819701.13%0.21%
San Vicente3.73%9408619.18%1.69%
Santa Barbara2.40%6045774.68%0.87%
Santa Magdalena3.18%803839-4.29%-0.83%
Santa Rosa4.02%1,0131,051-3.62%-0.70%
Santo Santiago2.88%7257121.83%0.35%
Santo Tomas3.76%9499124.06%0.76%
Sarrat Total25,21224,7701.78%0.34%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Sarrat for the fiscal year of 2016 was 111,849,509.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,909,324.97
201051,229,542.7116.67%
201162,699,686.5322.39%
201281,533,698.2730.04%
201361,680,078.08-24.35%
201466,591,555.877.96%
201579,656,532.6919.62%
2016111,849,509.3640.41%

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 Sarrat is 5 to 9, with 2,175 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 457 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1457
1 to 41,765
5 to 92,175
10 to 142,168
15 to 192,158
20 to 242,034
25 to 291,935
30 to 341,997
35 to 391,763
40 to 441,540
45 to 491,610
50 to 541,304
55 to 591,030
60 to 64897
65 to 69711
70 to 74594
75 to 79472
80 and over602
Total25,212

Historical population

The population of Sarrat grew from 15,136 in 1960 to 25,212 in 2015, an increase of 10,076 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.34%, or an increase of 442 people, from the previous population of 24,770 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,136
16,8471.05%
18,0711.42%
18,7980.79%
21,2721.24%
21,3010.03%
22,8861.55%
23,8100.55%
24,7701.45%
25,2120.34%

Location

The municipal center of Sarrat is situated at approximately 18° 9' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.0 meters or 72.2 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 Sarrat are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are San Nicolas, Piddig, Vintar, Dingras, Bacarra, and Marcos. Its distance from the national capital is 396.25 kilometers (246.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 396.25 kilometers (246.22 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,212, ranked 1,067 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.16 square kilometers, ranked 1,312 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 439 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 436 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.34%, ranked 1,162 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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