Cagayan

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Cagayan
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
Cities1
Municipalities28
Barangays820
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea, Balintang Channel
Area (2007)9,295.75 km2 (3,589.11 sq mi)
Population (2015)1,199,320
Density (2015)129 / km2 (334 / sq mi)

Cagayan is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region occupying the northeastern section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Tuguegarao.

The province has a land area of 9,295.75 square kilometers or 3,589.11 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,199,320. This represented 34.75% of the total population of the Cagayan Valley region, 2.09% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 1.19% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 129 inhabitants per square kilometer or 334 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Cagayan is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Balintang Channel, Philippine Sea, Isabela, Kalinga, and Apayao, Ilocos Norte.

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Local government units

Cagayan has 28 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 820.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Abulugmunicipality32,49730,6751.10%162.6020020
Alcalamunicipality38,88337,7730.55%187.2020825
Allacapanmunicipality33,57131,6621.12%306.8010927
Amulungmunicipality47,86045,1821.10%242.2019847
Aparrimunicipality65,64961,1991.35%286.6422942
Baggaomunicipality82,78278,1881.09%920.609048
Ballesterosmunicipality34,29932,2151.20%120.0028619
Bugueymunicipality30,17528,4551.12%164.5018330
Calayanmunicipality16,70216,2000.58%494.533412
Camalaniuganmunicipality24,92323,4041.20%76.5032628
Claveriamunicipality29,92130,482-0.35%194.8015441
Enrilemunicipality35,83432,5531.85%184.5019422
Gattaranmunicipality56,66154,8480.62%707.508050
Gonzagamunicipality38,89236,3031.32%567.436925
Iguigmunicipality27,86225,5591.66%108.1025823
Lal-lomunicipality44,50641,3881.39%702.806335
Lasammunicipality39,13536,9941.08%213.7018330
Pamplonamunicipality23,59623,2360.29%173.3013618
Peñablancamunicipality48,58442,7362.47%1,193.204124
Piatmunicipality23,59722,9610.52%139.6016918
Rizalmunicipality17,99418,592-0.62%124.4014529
Sanchez-Miramunicipality24,54123,2571.03%198.8012318
Santa Anamunicipality32,90630,4581.48%441.307516
Santa Praxedesmunicipality4,1543,6462.51%109.973810
Santa Teresitamunicipality19,03817,6001.51%166.9811413
Santo Niñomunicipality27,21926,1260.78%512.905331
Solanamunicipality82,50276,5961.42%234.6035238
Tuaomunicipality61,53557,6201.26%215.5028632
Tuguegaraocity (CC), capital, regional center153,502138,8651.93%144.801,06049
Cagayan Total1,199,3201,124,7731.23%9,295.75129820

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Cagayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,958,333,928.62.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,160,371,494.00
20101,281,783,293.9410.46%
20111,377,741,046.567.49%
20121,344,672,506.78-2.40%
20131,461,644,943.258.70%
20141,635,793,715.1411.91%
20151,796,934,828.239.85%
20161,958,333,928.628.98%

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  • 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 Cagayan is 5 to 9, with 123,736 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 13,277 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123,955
1 to 4100,690
5 to 9123,736
10 to 14116,569
15 to 19118,849
20 to 24109,632
25 to 2994,705
30 to 3484,513
35 to 3979,084
40 to 4470,308
45 to 4964,134
50 to 5458,200
55 to 5949,441
60 to 6438,129
65 to 6924,955
70 to 7415,838
75 to 7913,305
80 and over13,277
Total1,199,320

Historical population

The population of Cagayan grew from 445,289 in 1960 to 1,199,320 in 2015, an increase of 754,031 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.23%, or an increase of 74,547 people, from the previous population of 1,124,773 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
147,948
191,3201.64%
292,2702.14%
311,0880.64%
445,2893.20%
581,2372.64%
644,0752.08%
711,4762.01%
829,8671.55%
895,0501.43%
993,5802.26%
1,072,5711.06%
1,124,7731.74%
1,199,3201.23%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Cagayan as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Bangag-Magapit Road
  • Cagayan Valley Road
  • Cagayan-Apayao Road (Tuguegarao Section)
  • Junction Logac-Magapit Road
  • Kalinga-Cagayan Road (Calanan-Enrile Section)
  • Magapit Interchange Road
  • Manila North Road
  • Santiago-Tuguegarao Road (Junction Kalinga-Tuguegarao Section)
  • Santiago-Tuguegarao Road

Secondary Roads

  • Aparri Airport Road
  • Cagayan Valley Road (Junction Aparri Airport-Port Section)
  • Cagayan Valley Road (Magapit-Junction Aparri Airport Section)
  • Calog-Pudtol Road
  • Dugo-San Vicente Road (Dugo-Mission Section)
  • Dugo-San Vicente Road (Mission-Santa Ana Section)
  • Magapit-Mission Road
  • Tuguegarao Bypass Road
  • Tuguegarao City Airport Road
  • Tuguegarao Diversion Road 1
  • Tuguegarao Diversion Road 2

Tertiary Roads

  • Ayaga-Santa Marcela-Flora-Lasam Road
  • Baybayog-Baggao-Dalin-Santa Margarita Road
  • Cadcadir-Kabugao Road
  • Cagayan Valley Regional Center Road
  • Cagayan-Apayao Road (Tuao-Rizal Section)
  • Cagayan-Apayao Road
  • Claveria-Diaballo-Luzon-Cagayan Boundary Road
  • CVAC Road
  • CVR Regional Government Center Road Network
  • Gadu-Carilucud-Nabbotuan-Palao-Macutay Road
  • Junction Gattaran-Cumao-Capissayan-Santa Margarita-Bolos Point Road
  • Junction Logac-Lasam-Gagabutan Road
  • Junction Magapit-Capissayan Road
  • Lallo-Jurisdiction-Dugo-Camalaniugan Road
  • Manila North Road (Junction Bangag-Paruddun Section)
  • Peñablanca-Callao Cave Road
  • Port Irene Access Road
  • Sampaguita-Warat-La Suerte-Catarauan-Afusing Road
  • San Vicente-Gutan-Lubac-Anguib Road
  • Tuguegarao Cadre Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,199,320, ranked 22 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 3,589.11 square kilometers, ranked 7 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 129 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 59 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.23%, ranked 49 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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