Tubao, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count18
Postal code2509
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)50.75 km2 (19.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,729
Density (2015)566 / km2 (1,467 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 21' North, 120° 25' East (16.3470, 120.4126)
Estimated elevation above sea level31.6 meters (103.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 50.75 square kilometers or 19.59 square miles which constitutes 3.39% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,729. This represented 3.65% of the total population of La Union province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 566 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,467 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tubao has 18 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)
Amallapay6.87%1,9751,8785.17%0.96%
Anduyan6.60%1,8961,71810.36%1.89%
Caoigue4.26%1,2231,2200.25%0.05%
Francia Sur5.02%1,4431,587-9.07%-1.79%
Francia West5.81%1,6691,46713.77%2.49%
Garcia5.60%1,6101,5364.82%0.90%
Gonzales6.04%1,7351,41222.88%4.00%
Halog East3.21%9218597.22%1.34%
Halog West5.00%1,4371,3149.36%1.72%
Leones East5.29%1,5191,4405.49%1.02%
Leones West5.08%1,4591,3835.50%1.02%
Linapew4.83%1,3881,2818.35%1.54%
Lloren12.19%3,5033,2776.90%1.28%
Magsaysay5.45%1,5651,4587.34%1.36%
Pideg5.52%1,5861,4479.61%1.76%
Poblacion2.54%731748-2.27%-0.44%
Rizal5.05%1,4511,4003.64%0.68%
Santa Teresa5.63%1,6181,5683.19%0.60%
Tubao Total28,72926,9936.43%1.19%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tubao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 90,355,380.26.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200942,782,141.74
201058,578,878.7236.92%
201157,038,335.87-2.63%
201253,537,649.44-6.14%
201355,814,733.674.25%
201457,844,042.833.64%
201575,154,449.5829.93%
201690,355,380.2620.23%

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 Tubao is 10 to 14, with 2,878 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 366 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1491
1 to 42,071
5 to 92,766
10 to 142,878
15 to 192,858
20 to 242,580
25 to 292,324
30 to 342,179
35 to 391,862
40 to 441,600
45 to 491,545
50 to 541,391
55 to 591,262
60 to 64934
65 to 69764
70 to 74413
75 to 79366
80 and over445
Total28,729

Historical population

The population of Tubao grew from 12,304 in 1960 to 28,729 in 2015, an increase of 16,425 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 1,736 people, from the previous population of 26,993 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,304
14,5521.66%
15,4621.22%
17,6042.63%
21,1381.85%
23,0391.63%
24,7731.57%
26,4020.88%
26,9930.81%
28,7291.19%

Location

The municipal center of Tubao is situated at approximately 16° 21' North, 120° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.6 meters or 103.6 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 Tubao are Baguio, San Fernando, Dagupan, Urdaneta, San Carlos, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Agoo, Pugo, Santo Tomas, Aringay, Caba, and Rosario. Its distance from the national capital is 203.66 kilometers (126.55 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Agoo, La Union, 5.68 kilometers (3.53 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Pugo, La Union, 6.55 kilometers (4.07 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Santo Tomas, La Union, 7.38 kilometers (4.59 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)
  • Aringay, La Union, 8.16 kilometers (5.07 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Caba, La Union, 11.85 kilometers (7.36 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Rosario, La Union, 15.29 kilometers (9.50 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 203.66 kilometers (126.55 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S17°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,729, ranked 940 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 19.59 square kilometers, ranked 1,350 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 566 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 316 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.19%, ranked 510 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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