Burgos, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count12
Postal code2510
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)70.80 km2 (27.34 sq mi)
Population (2015)8,067
Density (2015)114 / km2 (295 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 31' North, 120° 27' East (16.5196, 120.4433)
Estimated elevation above sea level75.1 meters (246.4 feet)

Burgos is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of La Union.

The municipality has a land area of 70.80 square kilometers or 27.34 square miles which constitutes 4.73% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,067. This represented 1.03% of the total population of La Union province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 295 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Burgos has 12 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)
Agpay8.79%7096922.46%0.46%
Bilis14.01%1,1301,0963.10%0.58%
Caoayan5.84%4714553.52%0.66%
Dalacdac3.82%3082886.94%1.29%
Delles17.89%1,4431,450-0.48%-0.09%
Imelda4.80%38732220.19%3.56%
Libtong7.93%64054317.86%3.18%
Linuan5.29%4273997.02%1.30%
Lower Tumapoc4.12%332384-13.54%-2.73%
New Poblacion10.97%885897-1.34%-0.26%
Old Poblacion6.33%5114923.86%0.72%
Upper Tumapoc10.21%824832-0.96%-0.18%
Burgos Total8,0677,8502.76%0.52%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Burgos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 64,227,286.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,358,925.09
201041,754,984.9147.24%
201141,096,891.39-1.58%
201241,365,490.870.65%
201338,429,333.54-7.10%
201437,822,586.93-1.58%
201549,828,096.9131.74%
201664,227,286.5128.90%

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 Burgos is 5 to 9, with 821 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 85 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1134
1 to 4656
5 to 9821
10 to 14820
15 to 19803
20 to 24715
25 to 29642
30 to 34618
35 to 39548
40 to 44463
45 to 49428
50 to 54402
55 to 59362
60 to 64210
65 to 69141
70 to 7485
75 to 79109
80 and over110
Total8,067

Historical population

The population of Burgos grew from 2,124 in 1960 to 8,067 in 2015, an increase of 5,943 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.52%, or an increase of 217 people, from the previous population of 7,850 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,124
3,1603.96%
3,5702.48%
4,1493.05%
5,4102.69%
6,0862.23%
6,7482.24%
8,2612.83%
7,850-1.84%
8,0670.52%

Location

The municipal center of Burgos is situated at approximately 16° 31' North, 120° 27' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 75.1 meters or 246.4 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 Burgos are San Fernando, Baguio, Dagupan, Urdaneta, Alaminos, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Naguilian, Sablan, Bagulin, Bauang, Caba, and Aringay. Its distance from the national capital is 221.08 kilometers (137.37 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 221.08 kilometers (137.37 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S15°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,067, ranked 1,533 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 27.34 square kilometers, ranked 1,207 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,257 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.52%, ranked 361 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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