Sual, Province of Pangasinan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
Barangay count19
Postal code2403
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLingayen Gulf [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)130.16 km2 (50.26 sq mi)
Population (2015)34,149
Density (2015)262 / km2 (679 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 4' North, 120° 6' East (16.0666, 120.0951)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.6 meters (28.2 feet)

Sual is a coastal municipality in the province of Pangasinan.

The municipality has a land area of 130.16 square kilometers or 50.26 square miles which constitutes 2.39% of Pangasinan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 34,149. This represented 1.15% of the total population of Pangasinan province, or 0.68% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 262 inhabitants per square kilometer or 679 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sual has 19 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)
Baquioen8.31%2,8372,44416.08%2.88%
Baybay Norte3.92%1,3391,2407.98%1.47%
Baybay Sur4.41%1,5061,3828.97%1.65%
Bolaoen2.64%9038713.67%0.69%
Cabalitian2.91%99380123.97%4.18%
Calumbuyan1.83%6266171.46%0.28%
Camagsingalan5.13%1,7511,6655.17%0.96%
Caoayan7.54%2,5752,3479.71%1.78%
Capantolan5.01%1,7121,5897.74%1.43%
Macaycayawan1.92%6546500.62%0.12%
Paitan East3.22%1,1011,0851.47%0.28%
Paitan West5.77%1,9711,9023.63%0.68%
Pangascasan9.29%3,1722,74315.64%2.81%
Poblacion21.41%7,3126,64010.12%1.85%
Santo Domingo2.26%772776-0.52%-0.10%
Seselangen5.56%1,9001,68912.49%2.27%
Sioasio East3.17%1,08294614.38%2.59%
Sioasio West1.92%6575999.68%1.78%
Victoria3.77%1,2861,2304.55%0.85%
Sual Total34,14931,2169.40%1.72%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Sual for the fiscal year of 2016 was 216,238,426.90.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009126,149,587.28
2010124,196,676.39-1.55%
2011228,555,593.7084.03%
2012126,057,694.07-44.85%
2013131,373,051.264.22%
2014175,751,019.1033.78%
2015283,701,561.9061.42%
2016216,238,426.90-23.78%

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 Sual is 5 to 9, with 3,962 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 320 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1811
1 to 43,324
5 to 93,962
10 to 143,663
15 to 193,482
20 to 242,910
25 to 292,381
30 to 342,299
35 to 392,277
40 to 441,882
45 to 491,804
50 to 541,475
55 to 591,174
60 to 64897
65 to 69705
70 to 74455
75 to 79328
80 and over320
Total34,149

Historical population

The population of Sual grew from 9,412 in 1960 to 34,149 in 2015, an increase of 24,737 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.72%, or an increase of 2,933 people, from the previous population of 31,216 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,412
12,5282.84%
14,3672.79%
15,7961.91%
19,5942.18%
20,9291.24%
25,8324.62%
29,9252.05%
31,2161.55%
34,1491.72%

Location

The municipal center of Sual is situated at approximately 16° 4' North, 120° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.6 meters or 28.2 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 Sual are Alaminos, Dagupan, San Carlos, Urdaneta, San Fernando, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Labrador, Lingayen, Mabini, Bugallon, Binmaley, and Dasol. Its distance from the national capital is 188.95 kilometers (117.41 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 188.95 kilometers (117.41 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 34,149, ranked 764 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 50.26 square kilometers, ranked 794 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 262 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 742 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.72%, ranked 982 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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