Burgos, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count26
Postal code2724
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)44.38 km2 (17.14 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,224
Density (2015)275 / km2 (713 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 19' North, 120° 31' East (17.3160, 120.5093)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.3 meters (79.6 feet)

Burgos is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 44.38 square kilometers or 17.14 square miles which constitutes 1.71% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,224. This represented 1.77% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 275 inhabitants per square kilometer or 713 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Burgos has 26 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)
Ambugat3.36%4113798.44%1.56%
Balugang3.64%445468-4.91%-0.95%
Bangbangar2.36%289292-1.03%-0.20%
Bessang3.57%43739211.48%2.09%
Cabcaburao4.10%5014814.16%0.78%
Cadacad3.16%3863568.43%1.55%
Callitong4.51%5515470.73%0.14%
Dayanki5.54%6776169.90%1.81%
Dirdirig7.81%9558798.65%1.59%
Lesseb1.20%147149-1.34%-0.26%
Lubing3.57%4364320.93%0.18%
Lucaban4.07%4984882.05%0.39%
Luna9.21%1,1261,0962.74%0.52%
Macaoayan3.82%4674650.43%0.08%
Mambug5.01%6125599.48%1.74%
Manaboc4.79%5865604.64%0.87%
Mapanit2.16%2642496.02%1.12%
Nagpanaoan3.14%3843713.50%0.66%
Paduros5.63%6886860.29%0.06%
Patac2.19%26823414.53%2.62%
Poblacion Norte2.77%3393225.28%0.98%
Poblacion Sur1.47%1801659.09%1.67%
Sabangan Pinggan3.15%38533614.58%2.63%
Subadi Norte3.35%4104051.23%0.23%
Subadi Sur1.37%1671595.03%0.94%
Taliao5.03%6155933.71%0.70%
Burgos Total12,22411,6794.67%0.87%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Burgos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 256,934,929.78.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,226,374.38
201075,852,829.46128.29%
201177,135,658.251.69%
201268,253,534.82-11.51%
201364,754,371.52-5.13%
201438,473,043.80-40.59%
201543,578,111.3713.27%
2016256,934,929.78489.60%

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 Burgos is 5 to 9, with 1,164 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 198 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1198
1 to 4954
5 to 91,164
10 to 141,159
15 to 191,090
20 to 241,060
25 to 29929
30 to 34891
35 to 39884
40 to 44705
45 to 49643
50 to 54621
55 to 59527
60 to 64410
65 to 69317
70 to 74246
75 to 79215
80 and over211
Total12,224

Historical population

The population of Burgos grew from 5,804 in 1960 to 12,224 in 2015, an increase of 6,420 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.87%, or an increase of 545 people, from the previous population of 11,679 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,804
6,8681.66%
7,8582.74%
8,3641.26%
9,6011.39%
10,1010.96%
11,1752.19%
11,4590.35%
11,6790.69%
12,2240.87%

Location

The municipal center of Burgos is situated at approximately 17° 19' North, 120° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.3 meters or 79.6 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 Burgos are Candon, Vigan, San Fernando, Batac, Laoag, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Santa Maria, Lidlidda, San Esteban, Santiago, Banayoyo, and San Emilio. Its distance from the national capital is 305.77 kilometers (189.99 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 305.77 kilometers (189.99 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,224, ranked 1,467 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.14 square kilometers, ranked 1,419 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 275 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 733 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.87%, ranked 970 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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