Luna, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count19
Postal code3304
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)45.70 km2 (17.64 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,326
Density (2015)423 / km2 (1,096 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 58' North, 121° 44' East (16.9683, 121.7293)
Estimated elevation above sea level58.0 meters (190.2 feet)

Luna is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 45.70 square kilometers or 17.64 square miles which constitutes 0.37% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,326. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.56% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 423 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,096 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Luna has 19 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)
Bustamante4.86%94081515.34%2.75%
Centro 13.95%76466015.76%2.83%
Centro 28.08%1,5621,4448.17%1.51%
Centro 33.34%6466292.70%0.51%
Concepcion3.90%75461622.40%3.92%
Dadap5.76%1,1131,0684.21%0.79%
Harana7.91%1,5281,4991.93%0.37%
Lalog 16.61%1,2771,1639.80%1.80%
Lalog 24.02%7767316.16%1.14%
Luyao2.73%527590-10.68%-2.13%
Macañao4.53%875934-6.32%-1.23%
Macugay2.03%39232022.50%3.94%
Mambabanga12.13%2,3442,1518.97%1.65%
Pulay5.28%1,0211,0071.39%0.26%
Puroc6.85%1,3231,420-6.83%-1.34%
San Isidro1.87%3613348.08%1.49%
San Miguel7.23%1,3971,07629.83%5.10%
Santo Domingo6.54%1,2631,2570.48%0.09%
Union Kalinga2.40%46337722.81%3.99%
Luna Total19,32618,0916.83%1.27%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Luna for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,942,142.62.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,903,422.49
201043,278,020.3917.27%
201174,688,750.8272.58%
201245,091,714.60-39.63%
201346,268,504.792.61%
201455,662,898.3620.30%
201561,997,781.6011.38%
201671,942,142.6216.04%

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 Luna is 5 to 9, with 1,847 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 162 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1342
1 to 41,461
5 to 91,847
10 to 141,839
15 to 191,642
20 to 241,644
25 to 291,595
30 to 341,509
35 to 391,530
40 to 441,253
45 to 491,204
50 to 541,041
55 to 59831
60 to 64583
65 to 69358
70 to 74255
75 to 79230
80 and over162
Total19,326

Historical population

The population of Luna grew from 5,209 in 1960 to 19,326 in 2015, an increase of 14,117 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.27%, or an increase of 1,235 people, from the previous population of 18,091 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,209
7,0082.94%
8,4043.71%
9,7453.00%
12,3352.39%
13,2551.36%
14,5812.07%
15,8841.19%
18,0914.85%
19,3261.27%

Location

The municipal center of Luna is situated at approximately 16° 58' North, 121° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 58.0 meters or 190.2 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 Luna are Cauayan, Ilagan, Santiago, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Cabatuan, Aurora, Reina Mercedes, Burgos, San Manuel, and Naguilian. Its distance from the national capital is 275.09 kilometers (170.93 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Cauayan, Isabela, 5.47 kilometers (3.40 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 25.84 kilometers (16.06 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 36.79 kilometers (22.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S32°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 57.88 kilometers (35.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • Tuguegarao, Cagayan, 71.30 kilometers (44.30 miles) to the North (N0°E)
  • Baguio, 135.91 kilometers (84.45 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)

Distance from Manila: 275.09 kilometers (170.93 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,326, ranked 1,251 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.64 square kilometers, ranked 1,398 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 423 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 452 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.27%, ranked 1,257 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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