Palanan, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count17
Postal code3334
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)880.24 km2 (339.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,260
Density (2015)20 / km2 (51 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 4' North, 122° 26' East (17.0628, 122.4292)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.0 meters (42.7 feet)

Palanan is a coastal municipality in the province of Isabela.

The municipality has a land area of 880.24 square kilometers or 339.86 square miles which constitutes 7.09% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,260. This represented 1.08% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.50% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 20 inhabitants per square kilometer or 51 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Palanan has 17 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)
Alomanay3.81%65759610.23%1.87%
Bisag5.01%86478010.77%1.97%
Culasi7.06%1,2191,10110.72%1.96%
Dialaoyao6.26%1,0801,0552.37%0.45%
Dicabisagan East6.40%1,1051,0505.24%0.98%
Dicabisagan West13.53%2,3362,3170.82%0.16%
Dicadyuan4.55%78570012.14%2.21%
Diddadungan3.36%580665-12.78%-2.57%
Didiyan8.95%1,5441,14534.85%5.86%
Dimalicu‑licu2.60%44835426.55%4.59%
Dimasari4.51%7797424.99%0.93%
Dimatican4.99%862895-3.69%-0.71%
Maligaya10.13%1,7481,6635.11%0.95%
Marikit4.41%76165017.08%3.05%
San Isidro4.63%8007546.10%1.13%
Santa Jacinta5.12%8838474.25%0.80%
Villa Robles4.69%8097803.72%0.70%
Palanan Total17,26016,0947.24%1.34%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Palanan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 152,996,507.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200987,400,152.13
201092,494,611.855.83%
201199,834,960.087.94%
2012
2013107,768,277.22
2014121,723,655.2712.95%
2015138,730,920.9613.97%
2016152,996,507.0510.28%

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 Palanan is 15 to 19, with 2,073 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 162 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1309
1 to 41,605
5 to 91,991
10 to 141,961
15 to 192,073
20 to 241,770
25 to 291,357
30 to 34905
35 to 39903
40 to 44984
45 to 49839
50 to 54720
55 to 59565
60 to 64419
65 to 69272
70 to 74240
75 to 79162
80 and over185
Total17,260

Historical population

The population of Palanan grew from 5,599 in 1960 to 17,260 in 2015, an increase of 11,661 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 1,166 people, from the previous population of 16,094 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,599
7,5182.92%
8,9303.51%
10,2952.88%
11,4311.05%
13,2202.76%
15,3173.21%
16,2540.82%
16,094-0.36%
17,2601.34%

Location

The municipal center of Palanan is situated at approximately 17° 4' North, 122° 26' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.0 meters or 42.7 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 Palanan are Ilagan, Cauayan, Tuguegarao, Santiago, Tabuk, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Divilacan, Maconacon, San Mariano, Benito Soliven, Dinapigue, and Naguilian. Its distance from the national capital is 314.55 kilometers (195.45 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 314.55 kilometers (195.45 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,260, ranked 1,311 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 339.86 square kilometers, ranked 34 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 20 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,575 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.34%, ranked 1,494 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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