Salcedo, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count21
Postal code2711
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)103.44 km2 (39.94 sq mi)
Population (2015)11,288
Density (2015)109 / km2 (283 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 9' North, 120° 32' East (17.1507, 120.5361)
Estimated elevation above sea level61.2 meters (200.8 feet)

Salcedo, formerly known as Bauguen, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 103.44 square kilometers or 39.94 square miles which constitutes 3.98% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 11,288. This represented 1.64% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 109 inhabitants per square kilometer or 283 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Salcedo has 21 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)
Atabay2.55%288312-7.69%-1.51%
Balidbid10.46%1,1811,1611.72%0.33%
Baluarte6.11%6906329.18%1.69%
Baybayading2.20%2482307.83%1.44%
Boguibog6.50%734771-4.80%-0.93%
Bulala‑Leguey2.71%3062866.99%1.30%
Calangcuasan9.56%1,07995612.87%2.33%
Culiong2.40%271304-10.86%-2.16%
Dinaratan7.18%81172112.48%2.26%
Kaliwakiw3.31%374378-1.06%-0.20%
Kinmarin3.38%3823664.37%0.82%
Lucbuban4.77%5395331.13%0.21%
Madarang2.68%30327211.40%2.08%
Maligcong2.86%32327915.77%2.83%
Pias4.84%54648313.04%2.36%
Poblacion Norte7.49%845898-5.90%-1.15%
Poblacion Sur5.29%597608-1.81%-0.35%
San Gaspar3.27%369379-2.64%-0.51%
San Tiburcio5.32%60054110.91%1.99%
Sorioan5.51%622656-5.18%-1.01%
Ubbog1.59%1801696.51%1.21%
Salcedo Total11,28810,9353.23%0.61%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Salcedo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 210,026,563.01.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200938,921,383.58
2010103,048,563.82164.76%
2011117,799,975.1214.32%
201277,961,076.68-33.82%
201373,082,453.35-6.26%
201444,317,593.99-39.36%
201589,773,911.85102.57%
2016210,026,563.01133.95%

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 Salcedo is 10 to 14, with 1,071 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 182 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1182
1 to 4759
5 to 91,025
10 to 141,071
15 to 19957
20 to 24879
25 to 29830
30 to 34815
35 to 39786
40 to 44652
45 to 49715
50 to 54624
55 to 59550
60 to 64430
65 to 69318
70 to 74233
75 to 79208
80 and over254
Total11,288

Historical population

The population of Salcedo grew from 6,005 in 1960 to 11,288 in 2015, an increase of 5,283 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.61%, or an increase of 353 people, from the previous population of 10,935 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,005
6,9921.50%
7,9782.68%
8,3020.80%
9,3971.25%
10,1161.39%
10,4090.61%
10,7040.39%
10,9350.78%
11,2880.61%

Location

The municipal center of Salcedo is situated at approximately 17° 9' North, 120° 32' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 61.2 meters or 200.8 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 Salcedo are Candon, Vigan, San Fernando, Baguio, Batac, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are Galimuyod, Gregorio del Pilar, Santa Lucia, San Emilio, Banayoyo, and Lidlidda. Its distance from the national capital is 287.25 kilometers (178.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 10.37 kilometers (6.44 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 49.35 kilometers (30.66 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 63.81 kilometers (39.65 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S21°W)
  • Baguio, 81.98 kilometers (50.94 miles) to the South (S4°E)
  • Batac, Ilocos Norte, 100.30 kilometers (62.33 miles) to the North (N2°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 100.82 kilometers (62.65 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N73°E)

Distance from Manila: 287.25 kilometers (178.49 miles) to the South (S10°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 11,288, ranked 1,486 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.94 square kilometers, ranked 1,004 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 109 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,282 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.61%, ranked 1,369 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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