Aringay, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count24
Postal code2503
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLingayen Gulf [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)84.54 km2 (32.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,458
Density (2015)561 / km2 (1,454 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 24' North, 120° 21' East (16.3957, 120.3553)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.1 meters (66.0 feet)

Aringay is a coastal municipality in the province of La Union.

The municipality has a land area of 84.54 square kilometers or 32.64 square miles which constitutes 5.64% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,458. This represented 6.03% of the total population of La Union province, or 0.94% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 561 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,454 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aringay has 24 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)
Alaska2.01%9548917.07%1.31%
Basca4.50%2,1372,0504.24%0.79%
Dulao7.22%3,4273,2844.35%0.81%
Gallano2.08%9881,014-2.56%-0.49%
Macabato3.16%1,4981,23521.30%3.74%
Manga3.48%1,6501,46512.63%2.29%
Pangao‑aoan East2.49%1,1821,221-3.19%-0.62%
Pangao‑aoan West2.04%96980720.07%3.54%
Poblacion7.32%3,4733,4640.26%0.05%
Samara5.76%2,7352,4879.97%1.83%
San Antonio2.18%1,0341,0240.98%0.19%
San Benito Norte5.53%2,6252,4288.11%1.50%
San Benito Sur7.67%3,6383,3548.47%1.56%
San Eugenio7.97%3,7833,6822.74%0.52%
San Juan East1.93%9168991.89%0.36%
San Juan West2.63%1,2501,1825.75%1.07%
San Simon East2.27%1,0771,0512.47%0.47%
San Simon West2.70%1,2821,2254.65%0.87%
Santa Cecilia3.94%1,8681,8232.47%0.47%
Santa Lucia6.52%3,0962,8618.21%1.51%
Santa Rita East2.25%1,0691,078-0.83%-0.16%
Santa Rita West7.24%3,4383,1927.71%1.42%
Santo Rosario East3.14%1,4901,4433.26%0.61%
Santo Rosario West3.96%1,8791,7895.03%0.94%
Aringay Total47,45844,9495.58%1.04%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Aringay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 154,311,046.13.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200966,128,200.07
2010126,458,647.4591.23%
201191,021,897.88-28.02%
201282,599,607.42-9.25%
2013111,480,176.0534.96%
201490,041,339.75-19.23%
2015125,762,537.7539.67%
2016154,311,046.1322.70%

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 Aringay is 5 to 9, with 4,781 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 596 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1947
1 to 43,970
5 to 94,781
10 to 144,593
15 to 194,316
20 to 244,219
25 to 293,823
30 to 343,593
35 to 393,089
40 to 442,555
45 to 492,497
50 to 542,254
55 to 592,097
60 to 641,593
65 to 691,232
70 to 74596
75 to 79610
80 and over693
Total47,458

Historical population

The population of Aringay grew from 17,572 in 1960 to 47,458 in 2015, an increase of 29,886 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.04%, or an increase of 2,509 people, from the previous population of 44,949 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,572
21,8352.15%
25,0422.79%
27,5241.91%
33,2581.91%
36,7431.88%
41,4222.60%
43,4380.66%
44,9491.25%
47,4581.04%

Location

The municipal center of Aringay is situated at approximately 16° 24' North, 120° 21' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.1 meters or 66.0 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 Aringay are San Fernando, Baguio, Dagupan, Alaminos, San Carlos, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Caba, Agoo, Tubao, Santo Tomas, Bauang, and Pugo. Its distance from the national capital is 210.68 kilometers (130.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 210.68 kilometers (130.91 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,458, ranked 540 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.64 square kilometers, ranked 1,113 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 561 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 319 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.04%, ranked 1,044 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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