Suyo, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count8
Postal code2715
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)124.00 km2 (47.88 sq mi)
Population (2015)11,446
Density (2015)92 / km2 (239 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 59' North, 120° 31' East (16.9845, 120.5147)
Estimated elevation above sea level114.6 meters (376.0 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 124.00 square kilometers or 47.88 square miles which constitutes 4.78% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 11,446. This represented 1.66% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.23% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 92 inhabitants per square kilometer or 239 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Suyo has 8 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)
Baringcucurong13.99%1,6011,5115.96%1.11%
Cabugao11.37%1,3011,14413.72%2.48%
Man‑atong16.22%1,8561,68210.34%1.89%
Patoc‑ao6.12%7006950.72%0.14%
Poblacion16.87%1,9311,9170.73%0.14%
Suyo Proper16.15%1,8481,65012.00%2.18%
Urzadan7.31%8377896.08%1.13%
Uso11.99%1,3721,23411.18%2.04%
Suyo Total11,44610,6227.76%1.43%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Suyo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 98,978,680.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200935,970,272.36
201069,945,960.5794.45%
201157,274,761.71-18.12%
201256,698,499.38-1.01%
201358,135,305.602.53%
201449,167,030.12-15.43%
201554,444,617.0610.73%
201698,978,680.9681.80%

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 Suyo is 5 to 9, with 1,101 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 159 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1180
1 to 4786
5 to 91,101
10 to 141,073
15 to 19991
20 to 241,100
25 to 29985
30 to 34876
35 to 39724
40 to 44682
45 to 49639
50 to 54600
55 to 59512
60 to 64423
65 to 69236
70 to 74159
75 to 79195
80 and over184
Total11,446

Historical population

The population of Suyo grew from 4,704 in 1960 to 11,446 in 2015, an increase of 6,742 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.43%, or an increase of 824 people, from the previous population of 10,622 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,704
5,3551.28%
6,1632.86%
6,4540.93%
7,9502.11%
8,8702.07%
9,6851.90%
11,8262.79%
10,622-3.83%
11,4461.43%

Location

The municipal center of Suyo is situated at approximately 16° 59' North, 120° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 114.6 meters or 376.0 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 Suyo are Candon, San Fernando, Baguio, Vigan, Dagupan, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Tagudin, Sigay, Sudipen, Alilem, Santa Cruz, and Bangar. Its distance from the national capital is 269.55 kilometers (167.49 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 269.55 kilometers (167.49 miles) to the South (S11°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 11,446, ranked 1,480 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 47.88 square kilometers, ranked 866 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 92 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,341 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.43%, ranked 423 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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