Naguilian, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count37
Postal code2511
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)104.60 km2 (40.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)54,221
Density (2015)518 / km2 (1,342 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 32' North, 120° 24' East (16.5321, 120.3958)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.9 meters (78.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 104.60 square kilometers or 40.39 square miles which constitutes 6.98% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 54,221. This represented 6.89% of the total population of La Union province, or 1.08% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 518 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,342 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Naguilian has 37 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)
Aguioas1.72%9349340.00%0.00%
Al‑alinao Norte2.67%1,4501,29312.14%2.21%
Al‑alinao Sur1.81%98284316.49%2.95%
Ambaracao Norte3.33%1,8031,53317.61%3.14%
Ambaracao Sur1.89%1,02377232.51%5.51%
Angin1.58%85773117.24%3.07%
Balecbec1.89%1,02582424.39%4.24%
Bancagan2.34%1,2711,2313.25%0.61%
Baraoas Norte1.88%1,01786617.44%3.11%
Baraoas Sur6.42%3,4793,15310.34%1.89%
Bariquir3.66%1,9861,76112.78%2.32%
Bato3.23%1,7541,53014.64%2.64%
Bimmotobot2.16%1,1691,03113.39%2.42%
Cabaritan Norte1.02%5535402.41%0.45%
Cabaritan Sur3.78%2,0521,9475.39%1.01%
Casilagan4.08%2,2101,89616.56%2.96%
Dal‑lipaoen3.57%1,9351,74610.82%1.98%
Daramuangan2.21%1,2001,01518.23%3.24%
Guesset2.73%1,4781,26516.84%3.01%
Gusing Norte2.98%1,6171,5256.03%1.12%
Gusing Sur2.99%1,6221,5425.19%0.97%
Imelda2.64%1,4311,4151.13%0.21%
Lioac Norte2.82%1,5291,4654.37%0.82%
Lioac Sur2.64%1,4341,22616.97%3.03%
Magungunay1.67%9068585.59%1.04%
Mamat‑ing Norte2.10%1,13671958.00%9.10%
Mamat‑ing Sur2.38%1,2891,290-0.08%-0.01%
Nagsidorisan2.09%1,13193920.45%3.61%
Natividad5.90%3,2012,65620.52%3.62%
Ortiz5.47%2,9682,66511.37%2.07%
Ribsuan2.12%1,15197218.42%3.27%
San Antonio1.69%9158972.01%0.38%
San Isidro1.72%9339033.32%0.62%
Sili2.38%1,2911,15411.87%2.16%
Suguidan Norte1.65%89379312.61%2.29%
Suguidan Sur1.93%1,04490715.10%2.71%
Tuddingan2.86%1,5521,570-1.15%-0.22%
Naguilian Total54,22148,40712.01%2.18%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Naguilian for the fiscal year of 2016 was 205,140,052.99.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200981,444,994.68
2010105,417,972.3529.43%
2011108,485,205.102.91%
2012104,666,387.95-3.52%
2013110,717,787.445.78%
2014114,808,418.263.69%
2015148,234,805.9029.11%
2016205,140,052.9938.39%

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 Naguilian is 15 to 19, with 5,084 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 774 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1899
1 to 43,930
5 to 94,964
10 to 145,080
15 to 195,084
20 to 244,808
25 to 294,521
30 to 344,073
35 to 393,685
40 to 443,310
45 to 493,224
50 to 542,819
55 to 592,334
60 to 641,858
65 to 691,273
70 to 74783
75 to 79774
80 and over802
Total54,221

Historical population

The population of Naguilian grew from 19,528 in 1960 to 54,221 in 2015, an increase of 34,693 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.18%, or an increase of 5,814 people, from the previous population of 48,407 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
19,528
25,1772.52%
27,1141.50%
29,3041.57%
36,3282.17%
39,9891.82%
43,5011.82%
45,2320.54%
48,4072.50%
54,2212.18%

Location

The municipal center of Naguilian is situated at approximately 16° 32' North, 120° 24' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.9 meters or 78.4 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 Naguilian are San Fernando, Baguio, Dagupan, Alaminos, Urdaneta, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Burgos, Bauang, Bagulin, Sablan, Caba, and San Gabriel. Its distance from the national capital is 223.78 kilometers (139.05 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 223.78 kilometers (139.05 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 54,221, ranked 452 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.39 square kilometers, ranked 987 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 518 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 348 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.18%, ranked 175 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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