Balungao, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count20
Postal code2442
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)73.25 km2 (28.28 sq mi)
Population (2015)31,106
Density (2015)425 / km2 (1,100 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 54' North, 120° 40' East (15.8983, 120.6724)
Estimated elevation above sea level45.9 meters (150.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 73.25 square kilometers or 28.28 square miles which constitutes 1.34% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 31,106. This represented 1.05% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 425 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,100 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Balungao has 20 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)
Angayan Norte4.09%1,2721,2630.71%0.14%
Angayan Sur2.27%7076459.61%1.76%
Capulaan3.85%1,1981,02716.65%2.98%
Esmeralda10.16%3,1602,59921.59%3.79%
Kita‑kita5.61%1,7461,6247.51%1.39%
Mabini3.19%99277827.51%4.74%
Mauban3.66%1,1391,0429.31%1.71%
Poblacion7.06%2,1971,94113.19%2.39%
Pugaro8.21%2,5532,25913.01%2.36%
Rajal6.46%2,0091,61324.55%4.27%
San Andres3.41%1,06189918.02%3.20%
San Aurelio 1st6.67%2,0741,72120.51%3.62%
San Aurelio 2nd5.27%1,6381,27528.47%4.89%
San Aurelio 3rd2.80%87164934.21%5.76%
San Joaquin5.32%1,6561,47512.27%2.23%
San Julian3.61%1,12495317.94%3.19%
San Leon6.66%2,0721,68023.33%4.07%
San Marcelino4.86%1,5111,33613.10%2.37%
San Miguel2.38%74062718.02%3.21%
San Raymundo4.46%1,3861,2728.96%1.65%
Balungao Total31,10626,67816.60%2.97%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Balungao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 88,743,226.31.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200943,530,467.23
2010149,968,060.69244.51%
201160,968,802.73-59.35%
201263,977,870.164.94%
201363,178,947.93-1.25%
201473,053,504.7715.63%
201579,166,690.638.37%
201688,743,226.3112.10%

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 Balungao is 20 to 24, with 2,829 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 395 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1603
1 to 42,398
5 to 92,827
10 to 142,728
15 to 192,715
20 to 242,829
25 to 292,711
30 to 342,320
35 to 392,148
40 to 441,837
45 to 491,805
50 to 541,616
55 to 591,315
60 to 64998
65 to 69827
70 to 74580
75 to 79395
80 and over454
Total31,106

Historical population

The population of Balungao grew from 13,184 in 1960 to 31,106 in 2015, an increase of 17,922 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.97%, or an increase of 4,428 people, from the previous population of 26,678 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,184
14,9891.26%
16,7452.25%
17,3420.70%
21,4732.16%
21,274-0.17%
23,8132.45%
25,2140.79%
26,6782.08%
31,1062.97%

Location

The municipal center of Balungao is situated at approximately 15° 54' North, 120° 40' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 45.9 meters or 150.6 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 Balungao are Urdaneta, Muñoz, San Carlos, San Jose, Dagupan, and Tarlac City. The nearest municipalities are Rosales, Villasis, Santa Maria, Santo Tomas, Asingan, and San Manuel. Its distance from the national capital is 148.42 kilometers (92.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 148.42 kilometers (92.22 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 31,106, ranked 853 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.28 square kilometers, ranked 1,162 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 425 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 442 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.97%, ranked 1,088 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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