Dasol, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count18
Postal code2411
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)166.60 km2 (64.32 sq mi)
Population (2015)29,110
Density (2015)175 / km2 (453 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 59' North, 119° 53' East (15.9902, 119.8811)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.8 meters (64.8 feet)

Dasol is a coastal municipality in the province of Pangasinan.

The municipality has a land area of 166.60 square kilometers or 64.32 square miles which constitutes 3.06% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,110. This represented 0.98% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 175 inhabitants per square kilometer or 453 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dasol 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)
Alilao1.83%53241029.76%5.08%
Amalbalan6.26%1,8211,7822.19%0.41%
Bobonot4.68%1,3611,3312.25%0.43%
Eguia10.97%3,1943,1142.57%0.48%
Gais‑Guipe8.59%2,5022,4153.60%0.68%
Hermosa5.68%1,6521,666-0.84%-0.16%
Macalang6.96%2,0251,9643.11%0.58%
Magsaysay2.34%6826691.94%0.37%
Malacapas3.59%1,04671546.29%7.51%
Malimpin4.78%1,3921,399-0.50%-0.10%
Osmeña5.29%1,5411,5221.25%0.24%
Petal5.18%1,5071,3888.57%1.58%
Poblacion11.73%3,4163,3372.37%0.45%
San Vicente3.87%1,12885132.55%5.51%
Tambac2.88%8387659.54%1.75%
Tambobong5.70%1,6581,6341.47%0.28%
Uli6.98%2,0331,37048.39%7.80%
Viga2.69%78265918.66%3.31%
Dasol Total29,11026,9917.85%1.45%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dasol for the fiscal year of 2016 was 88,222,237.74.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200951,708,676.22
201054,339,375.765.09%
201159,759,387.319.97%
201257,914,590.10-3.09%
201363,019,271.038.81%
201471,675,312.9913.74%
201580,127,703.8411.79%
201688,222,237.7410.10%

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 Dasol is 5 to 9, with 3,182 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 338 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1557
1 to 42,548
5 to 93,182
10 to 143,176
15 to 192,688
20 to 242,338
25 to 292,153
30 to 342,015
35 to 391,806
40 to 441,714
45 to 491,568
50 to 541,423
55 to 591,159
60 to 64869
65 to 69726
70 to 74470
75 to 79338
80 and over380
Total29,110

Historical population

The population of Dasol grew from 11,043 in 1960 to 29,110 in 2015, an increase of 18,067 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.45%, or an increase of 2,119 people, from the previous population of 26,991 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,043
12,9551.57%
15,3043.40%
16,9572.07%
19,6711.50%
23,5513.43%
25,3811.62%
27,0270.87%
26,991-0.05%
29,1101.45%

Location

The municipal center of Dasol is situated at approximately 15° 59' North, 119° 53' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.8 meters or 64.8 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 Dasol are Alaminos, Dagupan, San Carlos, Urdaneta, San Fernando, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Burgos, Mabini, Agno, Infanta, Bani, and Sual. Its distance from the national capital is 194.71 kilometers (120.99 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 194.71 kilometers (120.99 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,110, ranked 907 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 64.32 square kilometers, ranked 641 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 175 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,015 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.45%, ranked 776 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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