Vintar, Province of Ilocos Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Norte
Barangay count33
Postal code2915
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)614.35 km2 (237.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,220
Density (2015)52 / km2 (136 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 14' North, 120° 39' East (18.2298, 120.6491)
Estimated elevation above sea level31.9 meters (104.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 614.35 square kilometers or 237.20 square miles which constitutes 17.72% of Ilocos Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,220. This represented 5.43% of the total population of Ilocos Norte province, or 0.64% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 52 inhabitants per square kilometer or 136 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Vintar 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)
Abkir4.00%1,2901,2334.62%0.86%
Alejo Malasig3.71%1,1961,220-1.97%-0.38%
Alsem1.58%508545-6.79%-1.33%
Bago1.19%384392-2.04%-0.39%
Bulbulala3.98%1,2821,15810.71%1.96%
Cabangaran1.88%6076070.00%0.00%
Cabayo1.73%556561-0.89%-0.17%
Cabisocolan2.31%7447440.00%0.00%
Canaam2.40%7737099.03%1.66%
Columbia2.37%764768-0.52%-0.10%
Dagupan1.91%6166120.65%0.12%
Dipilat3.59%1,1581,1540.35%0.07%
Esperanza1.02%3283038.25%1.52%
Ester4.78%1,5411,5221.25%0.24%
Isic Isic5.57%1,7961,6995.71%1.06%
Lubnac5.18%1,6681,51310.24%1.87%
Mabanbanag2.08%6716336.00%1.12%
Malampa2.41%7767641.57%0.30%
Manarang2.07%666676-1.48%-0.28%
Margaay2.51%8088050.37%0.07%
Namoroc2.48%799813-1.72%-0.33%
Parparoroc4.12%1,3281,19710.94%2.00%
Parut4.07%1,3101,329-1.43%-0.27%
Pedro F. Alviar2.85%918939-2.24%-0.43%
Salsalamagui3.54%1,1391,160-1.81%-0.35%
San Jose2.59%8358261.09%0.21%
San Nicolas3.46%1,1151,125-0.89%-0.17%
San Pedro2.78%8978871.13%0.21%
San Ramon3.79%1,2211,2061.24%0.24%
San Roque3.30%1,0641,0511.24%0.23%
Santa Maria3.21%1,0339815.30%0.99%
Tamdagan4.18%1,3461,22110.24%1.87%
Visaya3.36%1,0831,095-1.10%-0.21%
Vintar Total32,22031,4482.45%0.46%

Economy

The annual regular revenue of Vintar for the fiscal year of 2016 was 203,671,145.69.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200985,602,528.69
2010102,276,686.9919.48%
2011107,144,129.304.76%
2012107,453,709.420.29%
2013112,620,862.664.81%
2014120,197,904.246.73%
2015135,668,392.4712.87%
2016203,671,145.6950.12%

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 Vintar is 10 to 14, with 2,897 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 539 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1539
1 to 42,147
5 to 92,843
10 to 142,897
15 to 192,681
20 to 242,677
25 to 292,542
30 to 342,430
35 to 392,235
40 to 442,081
45 to 491,961
50 to 541,678
55 to 591,439
60 to 641,098
65 to 69951
70 to 74708
75 to 79647
80 and over666
Total32,220

Historical population

The population of Vintar grew from 17,359 in 1960 to 32,220 in 2015, an increase of 14,861 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.46%, or an increase of 772 people, from the previous population of 31,448 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,359
19,4551.12%
21,6552.17%
23,3561.52%
27,0841.49%
27,4600.26%
29,0311.20%
29,4050.18%
31,4482.48%
32,2200.46%

Location

The municipal center of Vintar is situated at approximately 18° 14' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.9 meters or 104.7 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 Vintar are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bacarra, Sarrat, San Nicolas, Piddig, Pasuquin, and Dingras. Its distance from the national capital is 404.27 kilometers (251.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 404.27 kilometers (251.20 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,220, ranked 853 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 237.20 square kilometers, ranked 85 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 52 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,492 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.46%, ranked 1,479 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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