Basista, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count13
Postal code2422
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)24.00 km2 (9.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,959
Density (2015)1,373 / km2 (3,555 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 51' North, 120° 24' East (15.8523, 120.4025)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.6 meters (64.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 24.00 square kilometers or 9.27 square miles which constitutes 0.44% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,959. This represented 1.11% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,373 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,555 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Basista has 13 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)
Anambongan9.73%3,2062,9448.90%1.64%
Bayoyong5.60%1,8471,7316.70%1.24%
Cabeldatan8.79%2,8962,44018.69%3.32%
Dumpay18.07%5,9555,5866.61%1.23%
Malimpec East4.87%1,6041,38216.06%2.88%
Mapolopolo7.01%2,3112,2224.01%0.75%
Nalneran3.93%1,2961,2702.05%0.39%
Navatat9.25%3,0492,66614.37%2.59%
Obong7.02%2,3142,1467.83%1.45%
Osmena Sr.5.68%1,8731,7089.66%1.77%
Palma6.88%2,2662,00812.85%2.33%
Patacbo4.91%1,6191,5732.92%0.55%
Poblacion8.26%2,7232,7090.52%0.10%
Basista Total32,95930,3858.47%1.56%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Basista for the fiscal year of 2016 was 75,961,032.04.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,472,072.18
201046,326,520.6411.71%
201148,626,913.264.97%
201248,016,057.63-1.26%
201353,939,026.5012.34%
201460,832,436.6012.78%
201569,515,019.3414.27%
201675,961,032.049.27%

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 Basista is 5 to 9, with 3,700 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 296 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1612
1 to 42,968
5 to 93,700
10 to 143,615
15 to 193,425
20 to 242,993
25 to 292,512
30 to 342,175
35 to 392,060
40 to 441,822
45 to 491,644
50 to 541,357
55 to 591,197
60 to 64958
65 to 69841
70 to 74470
75 to 79314
80 and over296
Total32,959

Historical population

The population of Basista grew from 14,204 in 1970 to 32,959 in 2015, an increase of 18,755 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.56%, or an increase of 2,574 people, from the previous population of 30,385 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,204
15,2411.42%
17,1912.44%
22,3602.66%
24,2781.55%
26,6161.99%
28,1040.75%
30,3852.88%
32,9591.56%

Location

The municipal center of Basista is situated at approximately 15° 51' North, 120° 24' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.6 meters or 64.3 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 Basista are San Carlos, Dagupan, Urdaneta, Tarlac City, Muñoz, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Bayambang, Malasiqui, Urbiztondo, Bautista, Alcala, and Mangatarem. Its distance from the national capital is 152.77 kilometers (94.93 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 152.77 kilometers (94.93 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S24°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,959, ranked 797 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,526 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,373 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 108 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.56%, ranked 719 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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