San Esteban, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count10
Postal code2706
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)19.62 km2 (7.58 sq mi)
Population (2015)8,349
Density (2015)426 / km2 (1,101 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 20' North, 120° 27' East (17.3297, 120.4451)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.9 meters (32.4 feet)

San Esteban is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 19.62 square kilometers or 7.58 square miles which constitutes 0.76% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,349. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.17% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 426 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,101 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Esteban has 10 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)
Ansad8.29%6926408.13%1.50%
Apatot20.10%1,6781,6442.07%0.39%
Bateria6.13%5124777.34%1.36%
Cabaroan10.38%8678422.97%0.56%
Cappa‑cappa9.71%8117705.32%0.99%
Poblacion8.92%745782-4.73%-0.92%
San Nicolas11.32%945961-1.66%-0.32%
San Pablo12.34%1,03087617.58%3.13%
San Rafael7.89%659689-4.35%-0.84%
Villa Quirino4.91%4103914.86%0.91%
San Esteban Total8,3498,0723.43%0.64%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Esteban for the fiscal year of 2016 was 146,496,161.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200927,335,705.33
201062,293,190.31127.88%
201161,168,285.94-1.81%
201253,353,851.49-12.78%
201352,594,736.49-1.42%
201432,905,152.50-37.44%
201537,469,407.2513.87%
2016146,496,161.13290.98%

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 San Esteban is 5 to 9, with 794 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 127 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1127
1 to 4609
5 to 9794
10 to 14755
15 to 19751
20 to 24762
25 to 29633
30 to 34609
35 to 39511
40 to 44495
45 to 49495
50 to 54439
55 to 59322
60 to 64280
65 to 69240
70 to 74206
75 to 79140
80 and over181
Total8,349

Historical population

The population of San Esteban grew from 4,269 in 1960 to 8,349 in 2015, an increase of 4,080 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 277 people, from the previous population of 8,072 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,269
4,8481.25%
5,2751.71%
5,5040.85%
6,3271.40%
6,5080.53%
7,1742.11%
7,7791.12%
8,0721.35%
8,3490.64%

Location

The municipal center of San Esteban is situated at approximately 17° 20' North, 120° 27' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.9 meters or 32.4 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 San Esteban are Candon, Vigan, San Fernando, Batac, Laoag, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Santiago, Santa Maria, Burgos, Narvacan, Banayoyo, and Lidlidda. Its distance from the national capital is 308.46 kilometers (191.67 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 308.46 kilometers (191.67 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,349, ranked 1,541 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 7.58 square kilometers, ranked 1,579 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 426 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 453 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.64%, ranked 443 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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