Amulung, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count47
Postal code3505
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)242.20 km2 (93.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,860
Density (2015)198 / km2 (512 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 50' North, 121° 43' East (17.8371, 121.7234)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.8 meters (78.2 feet)

Amulung is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 242.20 square kilometers or 93.51 square miles which constitutes 2.61% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,860. This represented 3.99% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 1.39% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 198 inhabitants per square kilometer or 512 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Amulung has 47 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)
Abolo1.66%7937377.60%1.40%
Agguirit0.65%3112955.42%1.01%
Alitungtung0.95%4534402.95%0.56%
Annabuculan1.27%60755110.16%1.86%
Annafatan2.99%1,4331,4310.14%0.03%
Anquiray3.52%1,6841,42917.84%3.18%
Babayuan1.34%6416213.22%0.61%
Baccuit0.95%454465-2.37%-0.45%
Bacring1.28%613673-8.92%-1.76%
Baculud4.07%1,9471,9450.10%0.02%
Balauini1.86%8918840.79%0.15%
Bauan0.65%312403-22.58%-4.76%
Bayabat3.06%1,4631,4431.39%0.26%
Calamagui3.70%1,7691,59011.26%2.05%
Calintaan1.88%8998752.74%0.52%
Caratacat2.76%1,3191,2455.94%1.11%
Casingsingan Norte1.28%6115962.52%0.47%
Casingsingan Sur1.49%712715-0.42%-0.08%
Catarauan1.15%549654-16.06%-3.28%
Centro5.21%2,4952,19213.82%2.50%
Concepcion2.36%1,1311,1002.82%0.53%
Cordova3.26%1,5581,563-0.32%-0.06%
Dadda4.45%2,1281,77220.09%3.55%
Dafunganay0.21%101965.21%0.97%
Dugayung2.86%1,3701,3372.47%0.47%
Estefania5.13%2,4562,3275.54%1.03%
Gabut2.12%1,0161,0051.09%0.21%
Gangauan1.77%84776910.14%1.86%
Goran0.85%40734119.35%3.43%
Jurisdiccion1.59%7637166.56%1.22%
La Suerte2.07%99381921.25%3.74%
Logung1.28%6135678.11%1.50%
Magogod1.95%93476022.89%4.00%
Manalo2.43%1,1621,1342.47%0.47%
Marobbob1.93%92572527.59%4.75%
Masical3.60%1,7221,6216.23%1.16%
Monte Alegre2.53%1,2091,09410.51%1.92%
Nabbialan2.86%1,3701,3174.02%0.75%
Nagsabaran0.78%37131717.03%3.04%
Nangalasauan3.37%1,6141,624-0.62%-0.12%
Nanuccauan1.48%706709-0.42%-0.08%
Pacac‑Grande1.77%849864-1.74%-0.33%
Pacac‑Pequeño1.93%92576021.71%3.81%
Palacu0.40%19016614.46%2.60%
Palayag2.98%1,4241,4051.35%0.26%
Tana0.91%435464-6.25%-1.22%
Unag1.43%6856269.42%1.73%
Amulung Total47,86045,1825.93%1.10%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Amulung for the fiscal year of 2016 was 184,330,126.37.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200968,008,749.71
201087,379,617.4628.48%
2011203,444,293.87132.83%
201277,409,482.98-61.95%
201384,707,039.629.43%
201495,945,872.6113.27%
2015109,581,057.6114.21%
2016184,330,126.3768.21%

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 Amulung is 20 to 24, with 4,902 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 447 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1930
1 to 44,124
5 to 94,899
10 to 144,730
15 to 194,824
20 to 244,902
25 to 293,983
30 to 343,362
35 to 393,020
40 to 442,582
45 to 492,472
50 to 542,182
55 to 591,897
60 to 641,503
65 to 69884
70 to 74601
75 to 79518
80 and over447
Total47,860

Historical population

The population of Amulung grew from 18,415 in 1960 to 47,860 in 2015, an increase of 29,445 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 2,678 people, from the previous population of 45,182 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,415
24,2832.74%
25,7321.17%
29,0792.47%
35,1161.90%
37,7441.36%
42,7542.71%
44,3670.51%
45,1820.66%
47,8601.10%

Location

The municipal center of Amulung is situated at approximately 17° 50' North, 121° 43' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.8 meters or 78.2 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 Amulung are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Iguig, Alcala, Baggao, Santo Niño, Solana, and Peñablanca. Its distance from the national capital is 367.95 kilometers (228.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 367.95 kilometers (228.63 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,860, ranked 549 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.51 square kilometers, ranked 447 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 198 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 980 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.10%, ranked 1,338 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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