Nagbukel, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count12
Postal code2725
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)43.12 km2 (16.65 sq mi)
Population (2015)5,259
Density (2015)122 / km2 (316 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 27' North, 120° 32' East (17.4466, 120.5260)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.1 meters (72.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 43.12 square kilometers or 16.65 square miles which constitutes 1.66% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,259. This represented 0.76% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.10% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 122 inhabitants per square kilometer or 316 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Nagbukel has 12 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)
Balaweg10.61%5585403.33%0.63%
Bandril8.10%4264152.65%0.50%
Bantugo13.08%6886515.68%1.06%
Cadacad4.51%2372236.28%1.17%
Casilagan5.86%3082993.01%0.57%
Casocos3.56%187202-7.43%-1.46%
Lapting7.59%3993698.13%1.50%
Mapisi6.98%3673533.97%0.74%
Mission7.32%38532917.02%3.04%
Poblacion East9.83%5174719.77%1.79%
Poblacion West10.38%5465009.20%1.69%
Taleb12.19%6415869.39%1.72%
Nagbukel Total5,2594,9386.50%1.21%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Nagbukel for the fiscal year of 2016 was 37,623,073.52.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200924,666,944.89
201069,765,154.09182.83%
201169,014,862.89-1.08%
201267,219,029.76-2.60%
201357,867,609.88-13.91%
201430,042,762.06-48.08%
201534,453,570.8214.68%
201637,623,073.529.20%

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 Nagbukel is 5 to 9, with 531 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 76 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 198
1 to 4435
5 to 9531
10 to 14468
15 to 19445
20 to 24472
25 to 29432
30 to 34383
35 to 39354
40 to 44306
45 to 49282
50 to 54271
55 to 59192
60 to 64200
65 to 69117
70 to 7476
75 to 7985
80 and over112
Total5,259

Historical population

The population of Nagbukel grew from 2,874 in 1960 to 5,259 in 2015, an increase of 2,385 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.21%, or an increase of 321 people, from the previous population of 4,938 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,874
2,9780.35%
3,2261.62%
3,5391.87%
3,8060.73%
4,1241.51%
4,6712.71%
4,7640.27%
4,9381.31%
5,2591.21%

Location

The municipal center of Nagbukel is situated at approximately 17° 27' North, 120° 32' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.1 meters or 72.4 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 Nagbukel are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, San Fernando, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are Narvacan, Pilar, San Isidro, Santa Maria, San Quintin, and Villaviciosa. Its distance from the national capital is 319.75 kilometers (198.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 319.75 kilometers (198.69 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 5,259, ranked 1,583 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 16.65 square kilometers, ranked 1,436 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 122 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,233 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.21%, ranked 398 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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