Sison, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count28
Postal code2434
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)81.88 km2 (31.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,518
Density (2015)580 / km2 (1,503 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 10' North, 120° 31' East (16.1724, 120.5103)
Estimated elevation above sea level108.4 meters (355.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 81.88 square kilometers or 31.61 square miles which constitutes 1.50% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,518. This represented 1.61% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 0.95% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 580 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,503 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sison has 28 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)
Agat2.76%1,3101,2842.02%0.38%
Alibeng2.99%1,4221,4021.43%0.27%
Amagbagan1.58%7517105.77%1.07%
Artacho2.75%1,3051,09718.96%3.36%
Asan Norte5.10%2,4252,19110.68%1.95%
Asan Sur5.95%2,8262,6785.53%1.03%
Bantay Insik2.98%1,4161,3455.28%0.98%
Bila3.55%1,6861,52410.63%1.94%
Binmeckeg3.65%1,7341,5879.26%1.70%
Bulaoen East2.17%1,03190214.30%2.58%
Bulaoen West2.20%1,0461,0004.60%0.86%
Cabaritan3.41%1,6191,5474.65%0.87%
Calunetan1.72%817824-0.85%-0.16%
Camangaan2.49%1,1851,02116.06%2.88%
Cauringan3.47%1,6491,5099.28%1.70%
Dungon3.34%1,5881,4509.52%1.75%
Esperanza3.98%1,8911,8611.61%0.30%
Inmalog3.52%1,6731,24434.49%5.80%
Killo3.71%1,7641,6189.02%1.66%
Labayug6.02%2,8592,8211.35%0.26%
Paldit8.58%4,0783,63012.34%2.24%
Pindangan3.29%1,5621,41610.31%1.89%
Pinmilapil3.93%1,8671,61415.68%2.81%
Poblacion Central3.36%1,5961,4787.98%1.47%
Poblacion Norte4.18%1,9841,987-0.15%-0.03%
Poblacion Sur2.39%1,1371,1181.70%0.32%
Sagunto4.34%2,0641,9167.72%1.43%
Tara‑tara2.59%1,2331,2052.32%0.44%
Sison Total47,51843,9798.05%1.48%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sison for the fiscal year of 2016 was 117,777,872.28.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200971,478,436.64
2010211,769,600.57196.27%
201180,561,408.48-61.96%
201276,629,352.44-4.88%
201381,598,354.106.48%
201490,333,337.9410.70%
2015102,609,834.6413.59%
2016117,777,872.2814.78%

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 Sison is 5 to 9, with 4,817 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 569 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1885
1 to 43,852
5 to 94,817
10 to 144,520
15 to 194,343
20 to 244,220
25 to 293,902
30 to 343,575
35 to 393,080
40 to 442,759
45 to 492,645
50 to 542,343
55 to 592,006
60 to 641,529
65 to 691,158
70 to 74703
75 to 79569
80 and over612
Total47,518

Historical population

The population of Sison grew from 16,298 in 1960 to 47,518 in 2015, an increase of 31,220 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.48%, or an increase of 3,539 people, from the previous population of 43,979 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,298
20,8492.44%
23,6422.55%
25,0531.17%
32,8922.76%
35,6251.51%
40,9553.03%
42,7910.61%
43,9791.00%
47,5181.48%

Location

The municipal center of Sison is situated at approximately 16° 10' North, 120° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 108.4 meters or 355.7 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 Sison are Urdaneta, Dagupan, Baguio, San Carlos, San Fernando, and Alaminos. The nearest municipalities are Rosario, Pozorrubio, San Fabian, San Jacinto, Laoac, and Manaoag. Its distance from the national capital is 182.15 kilometers (113.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 182.15 kilometers (113.18 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S16°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,518, ranked 512 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.61 square kilometers, ranked 1,101 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 580 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 303 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.48%, ranked 57 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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