Tagudin, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
Barangay count43
Postal code2714
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)151.19 km2 (58.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)39,277
Density (2015)260 / km2 (673 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 56' North, 120° 27' East (16.9345, 120.4450)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.2 meters (36.7 feet)

Tagudin is a coastal municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 151.19 square kilometers or 58.37 square miles which constitutes 5.82% of Ilocos Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 39,277. This represented 5.70% of the total population of Ilocos Sur province, or 0.78% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 260 inhabitants per square kilometer or 673 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tagudin has 43 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)
Ag‑aguman1.77%6946536.28%1.17%
Ambalayat4.74%1,8611,926-3.37%-0.65%
Baracbac2.46%9669382.99%0.56%
Bario‑an1.51%594601-1.16%-0.22%
Baritao1.63%6396065.45%1.01%
Becques4.85%1,9051,8552.70%0.51%
Bimmanga2.06%809908-10.90%-2.17%
Bio2.57%1,0089901.82%0.34%
Bitalag3.01%1,1841,1245.34%1.00%
Borono2.36%9268943.58%0.67%
Bucao East0.60%234261-10.34%-2.06%
Bucao West1.10%43439410.15%1.86%
Cabaroan1.79%703761-7.62%-1.50%
Cabugbugan2.30%9028782.73%0.51%
Cabulanglangan1.27%500509-1.77%-0.34%
Dacutan1.43%5625257.05%1.31%
Dardarat4.63%1,8181,62511.88%2.16%
Del Pilar3.27%1,2831,287-0.31%-0.06%
Farola3.06%1,2031,1692.91%0.55%
Gabur1.69%66456916.70%2.98%
Garitan2.53%9929603.33%0.63%
Jardin0.92%363374-2.94%-0.57%
Lacong2.38%934942-0.85%-0.16%
Lantag0.84%328362-9.39%-1.86%
Las‑ud2.51%9861,042-5.37%-1.05%
Libtong5.85%2,2992,1477.08%1.31%
Lubnac2.24%879935-5.99%-1.17%
Magsaysay1.70%6696512.76%0.52%
Malacañang1.05%41336612.84%2.33%
Pacac2.18%8578007.13%1.32%
Pallogan2.41%94884112.72%2.31%
Pudoc East4.38%1,7211,6792.50%0.47%
Pudoc West4.28%1,6811,41318.97%3.36%
Pula1.22%4784760.42%0.08%
Quirino1.68%660727-9.22%-1.82%
Ranget3.24%1,2721,13412.17%2.21%
Rizal1.90%745762-2.23%-0.43%
Salvacion1.28%5044648.62%1.59%
San Miguel0.96%379388-2.32%-0.45%
Sawat2.41%94883513.53%2.45%
Tallaoen2.53%9959524.52%0.84%
Tampugo2.91%1,1411,187-3.88%-0.75%
Tarangotong0.50%196212-7.55%-1.48%
Tagudin Total39,27738,1223.03%0.57%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tagudin for the fiscal year of 2016 was 188,714,647.12.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200975,546,522.91
2010110,294,470.0746.00%
2011105,233,599.84-4.59%
201298,866,722.65-6.05%
2013103,090,701.184.27%
201495,386,983.47-7.47%
2015131,420,347.0337.78%
2016188,714,647.1243.60%

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 Tagudin is 10 to 14, with 3,955 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 553 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1666
1 to 43,028
5 to 93,877
10 to 143,955
15 to 193,619
20 to 243,342
25 to 292,933
30 to 342,918
35 to 392,546
40 to 442,372
45 to 492,223
50 to 541,931
55 to 591,583
60 to 641,256
65 to 691,057
70 to 74741
75 to 79553
80 and over677
Total39,277

Historical population

The population of Tagudin grew from 18,191 in 1960 to 39,277 in 2015, an increase of 21,086 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.57%, or an increase of 1,155 people, from the previous population of 38,122 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,191
19,5750.72%
22,8873.19%
23,4320.47%
29,2952.26%
30,6970.88%
34,4272.49%
35,7910.54%
38,1222.32%
39,2770.57%

Location

The municipal center of Tagudin is situated at approximately 16° 56' North, 120° 27' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.2 meters or 36.7 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 Tagudin are Candon, San Fernando, Baguio, Vigan, Dagupan, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Sudipen, Bangar, Suyo, Alilem, Luna, and Sugpon. Its distance from the national capital is 265.62 kilometers (165.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 265.62 kilometers (165.05 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 39,277, ranked 687 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 58.37 square kilometers, ranked 733 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 260 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 773 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.57%, ranked 280 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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