Pamplona, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count18
Postal code3522
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBabuyan Channel [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)173.30 km2 (66.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,596
Density (2015)136 / km2 (353 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 28' North, 121° 20' East (18.4637, 121.3412)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.0 meters (23.1 feet)

Pamplona is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 173.30 square kilometers or 66.91 square miles which constitutes 1.86% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,596. This represented 1.97% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.68% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 136 inhabitants per square kilometer or 353 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pamplona has 18 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)
Abanqueruan3.98%938996-5.82%-1.14%
Allasitan4.71%1,1121,127-1.33%-0.25%
Bagu9.45%2,2292,2071.00%0.19%
Balingit3.70%8728561.87%0.35%
Bidduang8.96%2,1152,342-9.69%-1.92%
Cabaggan3.06%7236806.32%1.17%
Capalalian3.11%7347251.24%0.24%
Casitan3.53%8338162.08%0.39%
Centro4.55%1,0741,086-1.10%-0.21%
Curva16.80%3,9643,6997.16%1.33%
Gattu1.66%391410-4.63%-0.90%
Masi8.47%1,9981,8925.60%1.04%
Nagattatan6.37%1,5041,4434.23%0.79%
Nagtupacan2.61%61651918.69%3.32%
San Juan2.96%698731-4.51%-0.88%
Santa Cruz10.73%2,5322,3189.23%1.70%
Tabba2.53%598709-15.66%-3.19%
Tupanna2.82%665680-2.21%-0.42%
Pamplona Total23,59623,2361.55%0.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pamplona for the fiscal year of 2016 was 81,199,983.60.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200945,580,851.06
201048,791,275.397.04%
201153,296,941.709.23%
201251,130,053.56-4.07%
201357,779,730.6913.01%
201464,554,617.2011.73%
201573,808,539.0714.34%
201681,199,983.6010.01%

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 Pamplona is 5 to 9, with 2,636 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 261 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1474
1 to 41,969
5 to 92,636
10 to 142,564
15 to 192,387
20 to 242,012
25 to 291,735
30 to 341,514
35 to 391,536
40 to 441,447
45 to 491,304
50 to 541,043
55 to 59900
60 to 64697
65 to 69504
70 to 74327
75 to 79286
80 and over261
Total23,596

Historical population

The population of Pamplona grew from 10,026 in 1960 to 23,596 in 2015, an increase of 13,570 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.29%, or an increase of 360 people, from the previous population of 23,236 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,026
13,5683.00%
14,9651.99%
17,6033.30%
16,775-0.48%
18,1071.44%
20,1422.31%
21,8891.15%
23,2362.20%
23,5960.29%

Location

The municipal center of Pamplona is situated at approximately 18° 28' North, 121° 20' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.0 meters or 23.1 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 Pamplona are Laoag, Batac, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Vigan, and Ilagan. The nearest municipalities are Abulug, Luna, Sanchez-Mira, Ballesteros, Santa Marcela, and Pudtol. Its distance from the national capital is 430.35 kilometers (267.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 430.35 kilometers (267.40 miles) to the South (S5°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,596, ranked 1,146 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 66.91 square kilometers, ranked 644 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 136 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,197 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.29%, ranked 719 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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