Santo Domingo, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count36
Postal code2729
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)55.49 km2 (21.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,975
Density (2015)504 / km2 (1,306 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 38' North, 120° 25' East (17.6378, 120.4101)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.9 meters (52.2 feet)

Santo Domingo is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 55.49 square kilometers or 21.42 square miles which constitutes 2.14% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,975. This represented 4.06% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.56% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 504 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,306 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santo Domingo 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)
Binalayangan0.96%269285-5.61%-1.09%
Binongan2.35%658699-5.87%-1.14%
Borobor1.73%4854840.21%0.04%
Cabaritan3.81%1,0671,0204.61%0.86%
Cabigbigaan2.06%575607-5.27%-1.03%
Calautit4.14%1,1581,01414.20%2.56%
Calay‑ab2.93%821823-0.24%-0.05%
Camestizoan3.69%1,0329894.35%0.81%
Casili1.18%331374-11.50%-2.30%
Flora2.00%559594-5.89%-1.15%
Lagatit3.28%9179061.21%0.23%
Laoingen4.83%1,3511,3380.97%0.18%
Lussoc4.12%1,1521,164-1.03%-0.20%
Nagbettedan2.52%705717-1.67%-0.32%
Naglaoa‑an3.10%867879-1.37%-0.26%
Nalasin4.93%1,3781,3353.22%0.61%
Nambaran4.94%1,3831,2788.22%1.51%
Nanerman1.88%527541-2.59%-0.50%
Napo1.98%5545461.47%0.28%
Padu Chico3.69%1,0329469.09%1.67%
Padu Grande1.03%289298-3.02%-0.58%
Paguraper1.69%47238422.92%4.01%
Panay0.64%1781742.30%0.43%
Pangpangdan1.99%5575550.36%0.07%
Parada2.73%764789-3.17%-0.61%
Paras2.47%690719-4.03%-0.78%
Poblacion3.20%8968910.56%0.11%
Puerta Real3.02%845881-4.09%-0.79%
Pussuac3.86%1,0791,0403.75%0.70%
Quimmarayan4.06%1,1351,1072.53%0.48%
San Pablo3.14%8788730.57%0.11%
Santa Cruz2.16%6056040.17%0.03%
Santo Tomas1.57%439442-0.68%-0.13%
Sived2.85%7967851.40%0.27%
Suksukit1.47%410418-1.91%-0.37%
Vacunero4.01%1,1211,0972.19%0.41%
Santo Domingo Total27,97527,5961.37%0.26%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santo Domingo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 155,787,673.97.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200947,510,873.59
201071,690,665.1450.89%
201173,286,292.462.23%
201269,755,580.74-4.82%
201375,558,978.138.32%
201466,721,285.04-11.70%
201598,731,217.0947.98%
2016155,787,673.9757.79%

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 Santo Domingo is 5 to 9, with 2,684 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 386 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1494
1 to 41,982
5 to 92,684
10 to 142,618
15 to 192,393
20 to 242,383
25 to 292,193
30 to 342,176
35 to 391,958
40 to 441,684
45 to 491,623
50 to 541,397
55 to 591,170
60 to 641,050
65 to 69729
70 to 74583
75 to 79386
80 and over472
Total27,975

Historical population

The population of Santo Domingo grew from 13,685 in 1960 to 27,975 in 2015, an increase of 14,290 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.26%, or an increase of 379 people, from the previous population of 27,596 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,685
14,9800.89%
15,9571.28%
17,7282.13%
20,7201.57%
22,7271.75%
24,5201.64%
25,8880.75%
27,5962.35%
27,9750.26%

Location

The municipal center of Santo Domingo is situated at approximately 17° 38' North, 120° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.9 meters or 52.2 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 Santo Domingo are Vigan, Batac, Candon, Laoag, San Fernando, and Tabuk. The nearest municipalities are San Ildefonso, Magsingal, San Vicente, Bantay, Santa Catalina, and Caoayan. Its distance from the national capital is 342.67 kilometers (212.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 342.67 kilometers (212.92 miles) to the South (S10°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,975, ranked 973 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 21.42 square kilometers, ranked 1,331 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 504 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 368 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.26%, ranked 210 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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