Sugpon, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count6
Postal code2717
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)57.11 km2 (22.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,585
Density (2015)80 / km2 (208 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 51' North, 120° 31' East (16.8439, 120.5152)
Estimated elevation above sea level70.6 meters (231.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 57.11 square kilometers or 22.05 square miles which constitutes 2.20% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,585. This represented 0.66% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.09% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 80 inhabitants per square kilometer or 208 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sugpon has 6 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)
Balbalayang35.07%1,6081,31122.65%3.96%
Banga18.39%84375212.10%2.20%
Caoayan14.46%66356816.73%2.99%
Danac12.48%57244030.00%5.12%
Licungan11.45%52540728.99%4.97%
Pangotan8.16%3743429.36%1.72%
Sugpon Total4,5853,82020.03%3.54%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sugpon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 76,382,397.65.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200924,064,369.61
201043,277,079.1479.84%
201144,994,635.193.97%
201240,893,712.84-9.11%
201340,646,992.10-0.60%
201427,729,348.69-31.78%
201550,560,467.7382.34%
201676,382,397.6551.07%

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 Sugpon is 20 to 24, with 474 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 50 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 197
1 to 4377
5 to 9433
10 to 14401
15 to 19424
20 to 24474
25 to 29413
30 to 34360
35 to 39312
40 to 44262
45 to 49206
50 to 54208
55 to 59160
60 to 64137
65 to 69105
70 to 7484
75 to 7950
80 and over82
Total4,585

Historical population

The population of Sugpon grew from 1,968 in 1960 to 4,585 in 2015, an increase of 2,617 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.54%, or an increase of 765 people, from the previous population of 3,820 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,968
2,4322.09%
2,380-0.43%
3,0184.86%
2,844-0.59%
3,3813.29%
3,5130.82%
3,9361.58%
3,820-1.08%
4,5853.54%

Location

The municipal center of Sugpon is situated at approximately 16° 51' North, 120° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 70.6 meters or 231.6 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 Sugpon are San Fernando, Candon, Baguio, Vigan, Dagupan, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Alilem, Sudipen, Santol, Bangar, Tagudin, and Balaoan. Its distance from the national capital is 254.27 kilometers (157.99 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 254.27 kilometers (157.99 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,585, ranked 1,591 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.05 square kilometers, ranked 1,317 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 80 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,386 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.54%, ranked 1,056 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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