Santa Lucia, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count36
Postal code2712
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)49.72 km2 (19.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,402
Density (2015)511 / km2 (1,323 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 7' North, 120° 27' East (17.1173, 120.4480)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.4 meters (27.4 feet)

Santa Lucia is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 49.72 square kilometers or 19.20 square miles which constitutes 1.92% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,402. This represented 3.68% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 511 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,323 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Lucia has 36 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)
Alincaoeg1.94%494537-8.01%-1.58%
Angkileng3.13%7967772.45%0.46%
Arangin1.57%39934914.33%2.58%
Ayusan4.52%1,1491,1321.50%0.28%
Banbanaba1.93%490527-7.02%-1.38%
Bani2.40%6096040.83%0.16%
Bao‑as2.73%6936585.32%0.99%
Barangobong4.19%1,0641,0540.95%0.18%
Buliclic1.59%4053952.53%0.48%
Burgos1.70%432487-11.29%-2.26%
Cabaritan1.98%5034609.35%1.72%
Catayagan2.97%754763-1.18%-0.23%
Conconig East5.37%1,3631,3014.77%0.89%
Conconig West3.51%8928643.24%0.61%
Damacuag3.07%779821-5.12%-0.99%
Luba3.20%812830-2.17%-0.42%
Lubong1.28%324351-7.69%-1.51%
Nagrebcan2.83%720731-1.50%-0.29%
Nagtablaan1.67%4234230.00%0.00%
Namatican2.69%684703-2.70%-0.52%
Nangalisan4.01%1,0189793.98%0.75%
Palali Norte3.59%911991-8.07%-1.59%
Palali Sur3.57%908909-0.11%-0.02%
Paoc Norte3.20%8127833.70%0.69%
Paoc Sur1.55%39433119.03%3.37%
Paratong3.53%89670427.27%4.70%
Pila East2.61%662665-0.45%-0.09%
Pila West2.20%5585393.53%0.66%
Quinabalayangan0.94%240262-8.40%-1.66%
Ronda2.99%7597244.83%0.90%
Sabuanan5.66%1,4371,3734.66%0.87%
San Juan3.15%800811-1.36%-0.26%
San Pedro1.67%423446-5.16%-1.00%
Sapang1.70%433467-7.28%-1.43%
Suagayan1.66%422434-2.76%-0.53%
Vical3.72%94479618.59%3.30%
Santa Lucia Total25,40224,9811.69%0.32%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Lucia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 76,250,771.67.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
201095,547,142.39
201191,125,179.66-4.63%
2012119,298,117.4130.92%
201391,585,136.78-23.23%
201461,289,834.79-33.08%
201569,171,841.0412.86%
201676,250,771.6710.23%

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 Santa Lucia is 5 to 9, with 2,469 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 413 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1413
1 to 41,837
5 to 92,469
10 to 142,468
15 to 192,370
20 to 242,054
25 to 291,853
30 to 341,825
35 to 391,736
40 to 441,548
45 to 491,473
50 to 541,305
55 to 591,113
60 to 64850
65 to 69647
70 to 74520
75 to 79425
80 and over496
Total25,402

Historical population

The population of Santa Lucia grew from 12,197 in 1960 to 25,402 in 2015, an increase of 13,205 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.32%, or an increase of 421 people, from the previous population of 24,981 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,197
14,6191.79%
16,7032.71%
17,3440.76%
20,5041.69%
20,341-0.15%
22,3632.05%
23,8720.90%
24,9811.67%
25,4020.32%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Lucia is situated at approximately 17° 7' North, 120° 27' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.4 meters or 27.4 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 Santa Lucia are Candon, Vigan, San Fernando, Baguio, Batac, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are Santa Cruz, Galimuyod, Salcedo, Banayoyo, Suyo, and Sigay. Its distance from the national capital is 285.34 kilometers (177.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 285.34 kilometers (177.30 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,402, ranked 1,057 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.20 square kilometers, ranked 1,370 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 511 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 360 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.32%, ranked 1,175 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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