Galimuyod, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count24
Postal code2709
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)34.40 km2 (13.28 sq mi)
Population (2015)10,748
Density (2015)312 / km2 (809 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 11' North, 120° 28' East (17.1830, 120.4687)
Estimated elevation above sea level21.5 meters (70.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 34.40 square kilometers or 13.28 square miles which constitutes 1.33% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,748. This represented 1.56% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 312 inhabitants per square kilometer or 809 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Galimuyod 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)
Abaya2.89%311313-0.64%-0.12%
Baracbac2.73%29326012.69%2.30%
Bidbiday7.73%8317658.63%1.59%
Bitong1.99%2142140.00%0.00%
Borobor2.60%2792780.36%0.07%
Calimugtong4.72%50745810.70%1.95%
Calongbuyan5.95%63956313.50%2.44%
Calumbaya2.69%28923423.50%4.10%
Daldagan3.98%4283909.74%1.79%
Kilang1.91%205254-19.29%-4.00%
Legaspi3.30%35529619.93%3.52%
Mabayag3.32%357375-4.80%-0.93%
Matanubong1.92%20617915.08%2.71%
Mckinley5.32%5725396.12%1.14%
Nagsingcaoan2.72%2922842.82%0.53%
Oaig‑Daya2.94%3163111.61%0.30%
Pagangpang4.69%5044609.57%1.75%
Patac13.33%1,4331,3337.50%1.39%
Poblacion4.99%5365026.77%1.26%
Rubio6.12%6586196.30%1.17%
Sabangan‑Bato4.88%5245024.38%0.82%
Sacaang3.75%4033767.18%1.33%
San Vicente2.35%2532395.86%1.09%
Sapang3.19%34326728.46%4.88%
Galimuyod Total10,74810,0117.36%1.36%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Galimuyod for the fiscal year of 2016 was 183,075,987.74.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,485,996.79
201078,494,188.08103.96%
201175,782,475.35-3.45%
201274,175,142.16-2.12%
201365,429,689.77-11.79%
201435,581,788.30-45.62%
201588,753,644.90149.44%
2016183,075,987.74106.27%

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 Galimuyod is 20 to 24, with 946 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 141 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1141
1 to 4726
5 to 9890
10 to 14887
15 to 19864
20 to 24946
25 to 29898
30 to 34856
35 to 39813
40 to 44680
45 to 49705
50 to 54576
55 to 59514
60 to 64401
65 to 69274
70 to 74212
75 to 79189
80 and over176
Total10,748

Historical population

The population of Galimuyod grew from 4,670 in 1960 to 10,748 in 2015, an increase of 6,078 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.36%, or an increase of 737 people, from the previous population of 10,011 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,670
5,2881.22%
6,2813.51%
6,5760.92%
7,9411.90%
8,4771.23%
8,8791.00%
10,3102.08%
10,011-1.07%
10,7481.36%

Location

The municipal center of Galimuyod is situated at approximately 17° 11' North, 120° 28' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.5 meters or 70.6 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 Galimuyod are Candon, Vigan, San Fernando, Baguio, Batac, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are Banayoyo, Santa Lucia, Salcedo, Lidlidda, Santa Cruz, and Santiago. Its distance from the national capital is 292.05 kilometers (181.47 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 2.38 kilometers (1.48 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 44.02 kilometers (27.35 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 64.99 kilometers (40.38 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)
  • Baguio, 86.35 kilometers (53.66 miles) to the South (S9°E)
  • Batac, Ilocos Norte, 97.21 kilometers (60.41 miles) to the North (N6°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 106.78 kilometers (66.35 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)

Distance from Manila: 292.05 kilometers (181.47 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 10,748, ranked 1,497 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 13.28 square kilometers, ranked 1,491 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 312 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 623 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.36%, ranked 76 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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