Gattaran, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count50
Postal code3508
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)707.50 km2 (273.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,661
Density (2015)80 / km2 (207 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 4' North, 121° 39' East (18.0614, 121.6433)
Estimated elevation above sea level14.3 meters (46.8 feet)

Gattaran is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 707.50 square kilometers or 273.17 square miles which constitutes 7.61% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,661. This represented 4.72% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 1.64% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 80 inhabitants per square kilometer or 207 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Gattaran has 50 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)
Abra1.73%98188710.60%1.94%
Aguiguican3.00%1,6991,718-1.11%-0.21%
Bangatan Ngagan1.63%921997-7.62%-1.50%
Baracaoit5.51%3,1202,9934.24%0.79%
Baraoidan1.68%9521,026-7.21%-1.42%
Barbarit1.65%937968-3.20%-0.62%
Basao2.23%1,2611,11912.69%2.30%
Bolos Point1.48%841962-12.58%-2.53%
Cabayu0.67%38130724.10%4.20%
Calaoagan Bassit2.17%1,2321,268-2.84%-0.55%
Calaoagan Dackel2.14%1,2141,1753.32%0.62%
Capiddigan1.12%6345858.38%1.54%
Capissayan Norte4.37%2,4772,17114.09%2.54%
Capissayan Sur2.02%1,1431,1003.91%0.73%
Casicallan Norte1.41%8017595.53%1.03%
Casicallan Sur1.14%644702-8.26%-1.63%
Centro Norte2.45%1,3881,23212.66%2.30%
Centro Sur3.37%1,9111,9010.53%0.10%
Cullit1.62%9169090.77%0.15%
Cumao2.36%1,3351,2655.53%1.03%
Cunig1.34%7626939.96%1.82%
Dummun2.23%1,2661,2570.72%0.14%
Fugu0.75%42334821.55%3.79%
Ganzano1.27%72060119.80%3.50%
Guising1.95%1,1061,0218.33%1.53%
L. Adviento1.51%8557849.06%1.66%
Langgan0.29%1661660.00%0.00%
Lapogan3.29%1,8621,8600.11%0.02%
Mabuno5.97%3,3803,558-5.00%-0.97%
Nabaccayan3.19%1,8051,7642.32%0.44%
Naddungan2.70%1,5301,5150.99%0.19%
Nagatutuan0.97%548615-10.89%-2.17%
Nassiping1.92%1,0901,0484.01%0.75%
Newagac3.92%2,2192,00510.67%1.95%
Palagao Norte3.47%1,9681,9431.29%0.24%
Palagao Sur1.88%1,0641,0303.30%0.62%
Piña Este2.12%1,2021,03316.36%2.93%
Piña Weste2.58%1,4621,3845.64%1.05%
San Carlos1.70%96681618.38%3.27%
San Vicente2.70%1,5281,550-1.42%-0.27%
Santa Ana0.58%33029113.40%2.42%
Santa Maria1.50%8507828.70%1.60%
Sidem0.74%420591-28.93%-6.30%
T. Elizaga0.45%2562368.47%1.56%
Tagumay1.55%881918-4.03%-0.78%
Takiki1.00%5645208.46%1.56%
Taligan1.25%70758620.65%3.64%
Tanglagan2.49%1,4091,3256.34%1.18%
Tubungan Este0.60%339392-13.52%-2.73%
Tubungan Weste0.34%19517213.37%2.42%
Gattaran Total56,66154,8483.31%0.62%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Gattaran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 206,368,494.43.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009111,695,546.82
2010118,160,867.055.79%
2011129,692,401.419.76%
2012126,937,676.32-2.12%
2013143,559,909.9813.09%
2014162,922,059.5913.49%
2015186,415,072.4314.42%
2016206,368,494.4310.70%

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 Gattaran is 5 to 9, with 5,952 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 684 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,164
1 to 44,903
5 to 95,952
10 to 145,522
15 to 195,256
20 to 244,963
25 to 294,422
30 to 343,976
35 to 393,694
40 to 443,403
45 to 492,978
50 to 542,870
55 to 592,370
60 to 641,861
65 to 691,204
70 to 74749
75 to 79690
80 and over684
Total56,661

Historical population

The population of Gattaran grew from 20,837 in 1960 to 56,661 in 2015, an increase of 35,824 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.62%, or an increase of 1,813 people, from the previous population of 54,848 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,837
29,2413.37%
34,5953.43%
35,4770.50%
41,5651.60%
44,0341.09%
47,8041.78%
50,2690.70%
54,8483.22%
56,6610.62%

Location

The municipal center of Gattaran is situated at approximately 18° 4' North, 121° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 14.3 meters or 46.8 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 Gattaran are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Laoag, Batac, and Cauayan. The nearest municipalities are Lasam, Lal-lo, Alcala, Baggao, Allacapan, and Santo Niño. Its distance from the national capital is 390.57 kilometers (242.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 390.57 kilometers (242.69 miles) to the South (S10°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,661, ranked 437 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 273.17 square kilometers, ranked 60 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 80 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,399 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.62%, ranked 1,056 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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