Cabugao, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count33
Postal code2732
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)95.56 km2 (36.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,501
Density (2015)392 / km2 (1,016 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 48' North, 120° 27' East (17.7926, 120.4559)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.0 meters (62.3 feet)

Cabugao is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 95.56 square kilometers or 36.90 square miles which constitutes 3.68% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,501. This represented 5.44% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 392 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,016 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Cabugao 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)
Alinaay2.15%808812-0.49%-0.09%
Aragan2.14%8047872.16%0.41%
Arnap3.31%1,2421,11611.29%2.06%
Baclig6.31%2,3662,2684.32%0.81%
Bato1.42%53344320.32%3.58%
Bonifacio3.66%1,3721,383-0.80%-0.15%
Bungro1.17%4384028.96%1.65%
Cacadiran2.44%9158418.80%1.62%
Caellayan2.85%1,0671,0570.95%0.18%
Carusipan1.50%562563-0.18%-0.03%
Catucdaan2.51%9439073.97%0.74%
Cuancabal2.58%9699165.79%1.08%
Cuantacla2.17%81372911.52%2.10%
Daclapan6.08%2,2802,1506.05%1.12%
Dardarat4.28%1,6061,4709.25%1.70%
Lipit2.24%840858-2.10%-0.40%
Maradodon2.01%753837-10.04%-1.99%
Margaay2.22%832837-0.60%-0.11%
Nagsantaan1.09%40937010.54%1.93%
Nagsincaoan1.14%4264240.47%0.09%
Namruangan5.10%1,9141,7737.95%1.47%
Pila2.01%7527441.08%0.20%
Pug‑os5.11%1,9171,8245.10%0.95%
Quezon5.58%2,0932,0661.31%0.25%
Reppaac0.97%3643445.81%1.08%
Rizal3.73%1,3981,3821.16%0.22%
Sabang3.56%1,3351,3260.68%0.13%
Sagayaden3.19%1,1971,00419.22%3.40%
Salapasap4.86%1,8211,6887.88%1.45%
Salomague4.32%1,6191,5762.73%0.51%
Sisim1.95%73262517.12%3.05%
Turod3.87%1,4521,4132.76%0.52%
Turod‑Patac2.48%92977120.49%3.61%
Cabugao Total37,50135,7065.03%0.94%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cabugao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 455,009,511.77.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200971,070,733.87
2010151,367,310.09112.98%
2011144,416,379.09-4.59%
2012142,460,626.23-1.35%
2013138,142,994.04-3.03%
201488,925,849.16-35.63%
2015240,168,463.28170.08%
2016455,009,511.7789.45%

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 Cabugao is 10 to 14, with 3,706 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 538 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1682
1 to 43,059
5 to 93,686
10 to 143,706
15 to 193,337
20 to 243,161
25 to 292,931
30 to 342,756
35 to 392,555
40 to 442,178
45 to 492,069
50 to 541,841
55 to 591,554
60 to 641,217
65 to 69888
70 to 74671
75 to 79538
80 and over672
Total37,501

Historical population

The population of Cabugao grew from 17,791 in 1960 to 37,501 in 2015, an increase of 19,710 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.94%, or an increase of 1,795 people, from the previous population of 35,706 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,791
20,4441.37%
22,6642.09%
24,4241.51%
28,0331.39%
28,5670.35%
31,4592.09%
33,8471.01%
35,7061.97%
37,5010.94%

Location

The municipal center of Cabugao is situated at approximately 17° 48' North, 120° 27' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.0 meters or 62.3 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 Cabugao are Vigan, Batac, Laoag, Candon, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are San Juan, Sinait, Magsingal, Badoc, Santo Domingo, and Pinili. Its distance from the national capital is 358.74 kilometers (222.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 358.74 kilometers (222.91 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,501, ranked 728 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.90 square kilometers, ranked 1,051 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 392 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 496 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.94%, ranked 1,215 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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