Delfin Albano, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count29
Postal code3326
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)189.00 km2 (72.97 sq mi)
Population (2015)26,614
Density (2015)141 / km2 (365 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 18' North, 121° 47' East (17.3044, 121.7788)
Estimated elevation above sea level38.2 meters (125.4 feet)

Delfin Albano, formerly known as Magsaysay, is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 189.00 square kilometers or 72.97 square miles which constitutes 1.52% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 26,614. This represented 1.67% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.77% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 365 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Delfin Albano has 29 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)
Aga3.37%89774420.56%3.62%
Andarayan4.92%1,3101,16412.54%2.28%
Aneg5.84%1,5551,4815.00%0.93%
Bayabo3.71%9871,032-4.36%-0.85%
Calinaoan Sur1.67%445506-12.06%-2.42%
Caloocan2.58%68752530.86%5.25%
Capitol2.99%79766220.39%3.60%
Carmencita5.09%1,3551,2686.86%1.27%
Concepcion1.53%40836013.33%2.41%
Maui2.98%794860-7.67%-1.51%
Quibal1.60%427455-6.15%-1.20%
Ragan Almacen1.18%314358-12.29%-2.47%
Ragan Norte2.25%599709-15.51%-3.16%
Ragan Sur6.80%1,8091,6579.17%1.69%
Rizal5.18%1,3791,2649.10%1.67%
San Andres1.90%505610-17.21%-3.53%
San Antonio11.19%2,9772,8952.83%0.53%
San Isidro2.00%5335133.90%0.73%
San Jose3.95%1,0501,082-2.96%-0.57%
San Juan6.73%1,7901,7353.17%0.60%
San Macario2.07%55248513.81%2.49%
San Nicolas3.02%80370314.22%2.56%
San Patricio2.01%5355251.90%0.36%
San Roque1.22%324366-11.48%-2.29%
Santo Rosario3.14%83771616.90%3.02%
Santor2.79%74264914.33%2.58%
Villa Luz3.63%966981-1.53%-0.29%
Villa Pereda2.85%75962222.03%3.86%
Visitacion1.80%478495-3.43%-0.66%
Delfin Albano Total26,61425,4224.69%0.88%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Delfin Albano for the fiscal year of 2016 was 96,963,089.19.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,455,169.77
201056,486,578.157.69%
201160,619,189.667.32%
201260,878,924.500.43%
201366,865,624.579.83%
201475,325,457.1512.65%
201591,469,702.1921.43%
201696,963,089.196.01%

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 Delfin Albano is 5 to 9, with 2,634 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 264 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1468
1 to 42,200
5 to 92,634
10 to 142,494
15 to 192,460
20 to 242,391
25 to 292,091
30 to 341,837
35 to 391,897
40 to 441,627
45 to 491,516
50 to 541,423
55 to 591,205
60 to 64814
65 to 69621
70 to 74388
75 to 79284
80 and over264
Total26,614

Historical population

The population of Delfin Albano grew from 10,742 in 1960 to 26,614 in 2015, an increase of 15,872 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.88%, or an increase of 1,192 people, from the previous population of 25,422 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,742
13,9052.56%
15,5852.32%
17,7252.61%
20,4101.42%
21,8111.25%
23,6191.72%
24,8990.73%
25,4220.76%
26,6140.88%

Location

The municipal center of Delfin Albano is situated at approximately 17° 18' North, 121° 47' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.2 meters or 125.4 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 Delfin Albano are Ilagan, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Cauayan, Santiago, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Tumauini, Santo Tomas, Cabagan, San Pablo, Santa Maria, and Quezon. Its distance from the national capital is 312.24 kilometers (194.02 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 312.24 kilometers (194.02 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 26,614, ranked 1,010 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 72.97 square kilometers, ranked 572 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 141 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,159 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.88%, ranked 328 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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