Asingan, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count21
Postal code2439
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)66.64 km2 (25.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)57,355
Density (2015)861 / km2 (2,229 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 0' North, 120° 40' East (16.0037, 120.6702)
Estimated elevation above sea level49.1 meters (160.9 feet)

Asingan is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Pangasinan.

The municipality has a land area of 66.64 square kilometers or 25.73 square miles which constitutes 1.22% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 57,355. This represented 1.94% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 1.14% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 861 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,229 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Asingan has 21 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)
Ariston Este2.03%1,1621,822-36.22%-8.21%
Ariston Weste5.16%2,9583,009-1.69%-0.32%
Bantog7.71%4,4214,2174.84%0.90%
Baro4.96%2,8462,32122.62%3.96%
Bobonan2.44%1,4021,23013.98%2.52%
Cabalitian4.27%2,4492,517-2.70%-0.52%
Calepaan7.12%4,0863,8905.04%0.94%
Carosucan Norte6.67%3,8243,906-2.10%-0.40%
Carosucan Sur5.68%3,2553,0845.54%1.03%
Coldit3.04%1,7461,7251.22%0.23%
Domanpot9.99%5,7285,4455.20%0.97%
Dupac3.92%2,2482,1882.74%0.52%
Macalong6.39%3,6633,5493.21%0.60%
Palaris3.70%2,1202,0105.47%1.02%
Poblacion East5.11%2,9302,989-1.97%-0.38%
Poblacion West2.74%1,5701,761-10.85%-2.16%
San Vicente Este2.36%1,3541,3063.68%0.69%
San Vicente Weste3.95%2,2652,2470.80%0.15%
Sanchez2.22%1,2751,361-6.32%-1.24%
Sobol4.71%2,7012,6671.27%0.24%
Toboy5.84%3,3523,1097.82%1.44%
Asingan Total57,35556,3531.78%0.34%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Asingan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 125,436,155.54.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200972,687,584.87
201082,829,546.0513.95%
201186,094,868.973.94%
201283,267,237.88-3.28%
201391,835,054.5610.29%
2014102,660,248.9711.79%
2015114,671,088.0411.70%
2016125,436,155.549.39%

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 Asingan is 10 to 14, with 5,572 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 776 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,015
1 to 44,133
5 to 95,496
10 to 145,572
15 to 195,328
20 to 244,942
25 to 294,536
30 to 344,099
35 to 393,891
40 to 443,559
45 to 493,336
50 to 542,798
55 to 592,352
60 to 641,946
65 to 691,663
70 to 741,113
75 to 79776
80 and over800
Total57,355

Historical population

The population of Asingan grew from 26,453 in 1960 to 57,355 in 2015, an increase of 30,902 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.34%, or an increase of 1,002 people, from the previous population of 56,353 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
26,453
34,1482.53%
36,2671.22%
37,3010.56%
43,7041.60%
46,6471.23%
51,2252.03%
54,0920.75%
56,3531.50%
57,3550.34%

Location

The municipal center of Asingan is situated at approximately 16° 0' North, 120° 40' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 49.1 meters or 160.9 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 Asingan are Urdaneta, San Carlos, Dagupan, Muñoz, San Jose, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Santa Maria, San Manuel, Tayug, Binalonan, Balungao, and San Nicolas. Its distance from the national capital is 159.86 kilometers (99.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 159.86 kilometers (99.33 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 57,355, ranked 391 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.73 square kilometers, ranked 1,212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 861 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 194 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.34%, ranked 641 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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