Tuguegarao, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count49
Postal code3500
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)144.80 km2 (55.91 sq mi)
Population (2015)153,502
Density (2015)1,060 / km2 (2,746 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 37' North, 121° 44' East (17.6125, 121.7327)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.0 meters (65.7 feet)

Tuguegarao is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Cagayan. It serves as the provincial capital as well as the regional center of Cagayan Valley.

The city has a land area of 144.80 square kilometers or 55.91 square miles which constitutes 1.56% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 153,502. This represented 12.80% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 4.45% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,060 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,746 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tuguegarao has 49 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)
Annafunan East2.74%4,2073,81110.39%1.90%
Annafunan West2.16%3,3103,1226.02%1.12%
Atulayan Norte2.33%3,5783,18612.30%2.23%
Atulayan Sur2.87%4,4044,3670.85%0.16%
Bagay2.37%3,6383,3937.22%1.34%
Buntun2.85%4,3734,3600.30%0.06%
Caggay4.73%7,2615,84124.31%4.23%
Capatan2.17%3,3373,1665.40%1.01%
Carig2.96%4,5364,08111.15%2.03%
Caritan Centro3.17%4,8724,06219.94%3.52%
Caritan Norte2.01%3,0932,9315.53%1.03%
Caritan Sur1.19%1,8331,11564.39%9.93%
Cataggaman Nuevo5.32%8,1617,9472.69%0.51%
Cataggaman Pardo2.14%3,2923,1046.06%1.13%
Cataggaman Viejo2.77%4,2464,0993.59%0.67%
Centro 10.75%1,1581,205-3.90%-0.75%
Centro 101.49%2,2822,2700.53%0.10%
Centro 111.95%2,9902,42523.30%4.07%
Centro 121.56%2,3911,77135.01%5.88%
Centro 20.36%5535206.35%1.18%
Centro 30.22%33929415.31%2.75%
Centro 40.37%566784-27.81%-6.02%
Centro 50.73%1,1261,426-21.04%-4.40%
Centro 60.13%195346-43.64%-10.34%
Centro 70.17%262294-10.88%-2.17%
Centro 80.08%125248-49.60%-12.23%
Centro 90.63%9691,239-21.79%-4.57%
Dadda0.76%1,1671,0768.46%1.56%
Gosi Norte0.66%1,0169952.11%0.40%
Gosi Sur0.84%1,2971,1859.45%1.73%
Larion Alto1.21%1,8561,33638.92%6.46%
Larion Bajo1.53%2,3452,1449.38%1.72%
Leonarda1.63%2,5031,58957.52%9.04%
Libag Norte1.55%2,3842,2466.14%1.14%
Libag Sur1.76%2,7082,45210.44%1.91%
Linao East4.52%6,9396,4178.13%1.50%
Linao Norte1.96%3,0052,9820.77%0.15%
Linao West1.08%1,6651,6282.27%0.43%
Nambbalan Norte0.93%1,4331,3555.76%1.07%
Nambbalan Sur0.49%74662319.74%3.49%
Pallua Norte1.60%2,4502,3912.47%0.47%
Pallua Sur1.75%2,6832,4698.67%1.60%
Pengue3.67%5,6295,2227.79%1.44%
Reyes1.48%2,2672,0958.21%1.51%
San Gabriel4.45%6,8286,06512.58%2.28%
Tagga0.88%1,3461,3102.75%0.52%
Tanza3.69%5,6654,94614.54%2.62%
Ugac Norte6.26%9,6158,12218.38%3.27%
Ugac Sur7.07%10,8588,81023.25%4.06%
Tuguegarao Total153,502138,86510.54%1.93%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tuguegarao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 743,495,308.47.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009412,187,248.87
2010547,612,270.2132.86%
2011530,342,166.36-3.15%
2012504,980,516.38-4.78%
2013550,227,703.498.96%
2014601,152,547.959.26%
2015671,260,698.6911.66%
2016743,495,308.4710.76%

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 Tuguegarao is 15 to 19, with 18,100 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1,358 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,672
1 to 410,790
5 to 913,267
10 to 1412,739
15 to 1918,100
20 to 2415,949
25 to 2913,433
30 to 3411,730
35 to 3910,733
40 to 448,864
45 to 498,178
50 to 547,693
55 to 596,481
60 to 645,222
65 to 693,179
70 to 741,720
75 to 791,394
80 and over1,358
Total153,502

Historical population

The population of Tuguegarao grew from 43,074 in 1960 to 153,502 in 2015, an increase of 110,428 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.93%, or an increase of 14,637 people, from the previous population of 138,865 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
43,074
56,9562.77%
62,5131.89%
73,5073.29%
94,7672.57%
107,2752.35%
120,6452.55%
129,5390.99%
138,8652.56%
153,5021.93%

Location

The city center of Tuguegarao is situated at approximately 17° 37' North, 121° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.0 meters or 65.7 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 Tuguegarao are Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, Batac, and Laoag. The nearest municipalities are Peñablanca, Solana, Enrile, Iguig, Santa Maria, and San Pablo. Its distance from the national capital is 343.96 kilometers (213.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 343.96 kilometers (213.73 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 153,502, ranked 90 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 55.91 square kilometers, ranked 769 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,060 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 153 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.93%, ranked 1,391 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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