Santa Praxedes, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count10
Postal code3521
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)109.97 km2 (42.46 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,154
Density (2015)38 / km2 (98 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 34' North, 120° 59' East (18.5631, 120.9901)
Estimated elevation above sea level61.0 meters (200.0 feet)

Santa Praxedes is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 109.97 square kilometers or 42.46 square miles which constitutes 1.18% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,154. This represented 0.35% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.12% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 38 inhabitants per square kilometer or 98 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Praxedes has 10 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)
Cadongdongan13.55%56350411.71%2.13%
Capacuan12.76%53046713.49%2.44%
Centro I22.17%9218873.83%0.72%
Centro II19.50%8107458.72%1.61%
Macatel3.08%12858120.69%16.27%
Portabaga6.36%26418641.94%6.90%
Salungsong3.78%1571458.28%1.53%
San Juan11.75%4884713.61%0.68%
San Miguel4.55%18914629.45%5.04%
Sicul2.50%10437181.08%21.75%
Santa Praxedes Total4,1543,64613.93%2.51%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Praxedes for the fiscal year of 2016 was 47,111,782.63.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200926,245,090.93
201028,931,779.1210.24%
201130,937,426.486.93%
201230,039,602.50-2.90%
201333,019,122.739.92%
201438,388,555.1916.26%
201542,726,133.7611.30%
201647,111,782.6310.26%

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 Santa Praxedes is 20 to 24, with 419 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 51 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 179
1 to 4337
5 to 9358
10 to 14402
15 to 19387
20 to 24419
25 to 29350
30 to 34292
35 to 39291
40 to 44251
45 to 49241
50 to 54203
55 to 59167
60 to 64123
65 to 6979
70 to 7451
75 to 7961
80 and over63
Total4,154

Historical population

The population of Santa Praxedes grew from 1,530 in 1960 to 4,154 in 2015, an increase of 2,624 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.51%, or an increase of 508 people, from the previous population of 3,646 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,530
1,9212.25%
2,2062.81%
2,2110.05%
2,5141.29%
2,7091.41%
2,9521.86%
3,3791.88%
3,6462.81%
4,1542.51%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Praxedes is situated at approximately 18° 34' North, 120° 59' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 61.0 meters or 200.0 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 Santa Praxedes are Laoag, Batac, Vigan, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Claveria, Adams, Dumalneg, Pagudpud, Bangui, and Sanchez-Mira. Its distance from the national capital is 439.62 kilometers (273.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 439.62 kilometers (273.17 miles) to the South (S0°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,154, ranked 1,609 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 42.46 square kilometers, ranked 972 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 38 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,557 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.51%, ranked 764 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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