Quirino, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
Barangay count21
Postal code3321
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)126.20 km2 (48.73 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,501
Density (2015)194 / km2 (503 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 8' North, 121° 44' East (17.1367, 121.7359)
Estimated elevation above sea level55.9 meters (183.4 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 126.20 square kilometers or 48.73 square miles which constitutes 1.02% of Isabela's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,501. This represented 1.54% of the total population of Isabela province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 194 inhabitants per square kilometer or 503 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Quirino has 21 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)
Binarzang4.25%1,04184623.05%4.03%
Cabaruan2.16%53046314.47%2.61%
Camaal5.48%1,3431,2309.19%1.69%
Dolores5.44%1,3341,2685.21%0.97%
Luna8.00%1,9601,9351.29%0.24%
Manaoag3.58%8788305.78%1.08%
Rizal3.48%85377010.78%1.97%
San Isidro1.63%4003970.76%0.14%
San Jose3.55%87078610.69%1.95%
San Juan8.98%2,1992,0248.65%1.59%
San Mateo6.34%1,5541,38012.61%2.29%
San Vicente3.22%79068116.01%2.87%
Santa Catalina3.55%8718255.58%1.04%
Santa Lucia8.56%2,0981,90310.25%1.87%
Santiago7.24%1,7741,53915.27%2.74%
Santo Domingo11.20%2,7452,49010.24%1.87%
Sinait1.81%44339412.44%2.26%
Suerte2.92%71564411.02%2.01%
Villa Bulusan1.52%37229526.10%4.51%
Villa Miguel3.02%7417114.22%0.79%
Vintar4.04%99087413.27%2.40%
Quirino Total24,50122,2859.94%1.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Quirino for the fiscal year of 2016 was 74,393,360.35.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200941,855,801.42
2010172,336,128.43311.74%
201147,913,459.82-72.20%
201269,255,717.2844.54%
201352,539,052.19-24.14%
201459,517,011.9713.28%
2015113,237,333.0890.26%
201674,393,360.35-34.30%

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 Quirino is 5 to 9, with 2,309 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 256 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1417
1 to 41,883
5 to 92,309
10 to 141,990
15 to 191,906
20 to 242,223
25 to 292,194
30 to 341,848
35 to 391,875
40 to 441,654
45 to 491,531
50 to 541,305
55 to 59996
60 to 64772
65 to 69627
70 to 74409
75 to 79306
80 and over256
Total24,501

Historical population

The population of Quirino grew from 10,415 in 1970 to 24,501 in 2015, an increase of 14,086 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.82%, or an increase of 2,216 people, from the previous population of 22,285 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,415
12,5713.85%
14,3722.71%
17,0701.74%
18,3201.33%
19,9861.88%
21,1920.81%
22,2851.85%
24,5011.82%

Location

The municipal center of Quirino is situated at approximately 17° 8' North, 121° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 55.9 meters or 183.4 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 Quirino are Ilagan, Cauayan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Santiago, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Burgos, Roxas, Gamu, Mallig, Naguilian, and San Manuel. Its distance from the national capital is 293.15 kilometers (182.15 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Burgos, Isabela, 8.83 kilometers (5.49 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Roxas, Isabela, 12.46 kilometers (7.74 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Gamu, Isabela, 14.34 kilometers (8.91 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)
  • Mallig, Isabela, 15.63 kilometers (9.71 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)
  • Naguilian, Isabela, 16.41 kilometers (10.20 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)
  • San Manuel, Isabela, 16.82 kilometers (10.45 miles) to the Southwest (S41°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 293.15 kilometers (182.15 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,501, ranked 1,086 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 48.73 square kilometers, ranked 845 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 194 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 970 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.82%, ranked 82 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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