Divilacan, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count12
Postal code3335
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)889.49 km2 (343.43 sq mi)
Population (2015)5,687
Density (2015)6 / km2 (17 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 20' North, 122° 18' East (17.3297, 122.2961)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.1 meters (26.5 feet)

Divilacan is a coastal municipality in the province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 889.49 square kilometers or 343.43 square miles which constitutes 7.16% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,687. This represented 0.36% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 6 inhabitants per square kilometer or 17 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Divilacan has 12 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)
Bicobian12.10%6886742.08%0.39%
Dibulos3.62%20617915.08%2.71%
Dicambangan6.14%34927029.26%5.01%
Dicaroyan5.86%3333136.39%1.19%
Dicatian6.89%39234413.95%2.52%
Dilakit7.67%4364067.39%1.37%
Dimapnat18.85%1,07296511.09%2.02%
Dimapula16.35%93075922.53%3.94%
Dimasalansan6.05%34428620.28%3.58%
Dipudo5.61%31924331.28%5.32%
Ditarum5.93%3373156.98%1.29%
Sapinit4.94%2812800.36%0.07%
Divilacan Total5,6875,03412.97%2.35%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Divilacan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 139,505,953.22.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200978,742,691.76
201083,602,895.186.17%
201190,285,865.977.99%
201287,569,261.96-3.01%
201397,792,613.1411.67%
2014111,050,018.9013.56%
2015126,474,530.3613.89%
2016139,505,953.2210.30%

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 Divilacan is 5 to 9, with 696 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 31 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1126
1 to 4571
5 to 9696
10 to 14681
15 to 19637
20 to 24617
25 to 29448
30 to 34367
35 to 39333
40 to 44329
45 to 49252
50 to 54211
55 to 59122
60 to 64101
65 to 6983
70 to 7442
75 to 7940
80 and over31
Total5,687

Historical population

The population of Divilacan grew from 563 in 1970 to 5,687 in 2015, an increase of 5,124 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.35%, or an increase of 653 people, from the previous population of 5,034 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
563
1,20716.54%
1,8599.02%
2,4792.92%
2,5930.85%
3,4136.07%
4,6024.21%
5,0343.32%
5,6872.35%

Location

The municipal center of Divilacan is situated at approximately 17° 20' North, 122° 18' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.5 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 Divilacan are Ilagan, Tuguegarao, Cauayan, Tabuk, Santiago, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Maconacon, Palanan, San Mariano, Benito Soliven, Tumauini, and San Pablo. Its distance from the national capital is 334.25 kilometers (207.69 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 334.25 kilometers (207.69 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 5,687, ranked 1,567 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 343.43 square kilometers, ranked 30 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 6 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,594 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.35%, ranked 1,121 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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