Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Nueva Vizcaya
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
Cities0
Municipalities15
Barangays275
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)3,975.67 km2 (1,535.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)452,287
Density (2015)114 / km2 (295 / sq mi)

Nueva Vizcaya is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region occupying the northeastern section of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Bayombong.

The province has a land area of 3,975.67 square kilometers or 1,535.01 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 452,287. This represented 13.10% of the total population of the Cagayan Valley region, 0.79% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.45% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 295 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Nueva Vizcaya is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Ifugao, Isabela, Quirino, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, and Pangasinan, Benguet.

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Local government units

Nueva Vizcaya has 15 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 275.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Alfonso Castañedamunicipality7,9407,4281.28%375.40216
Ambaguiomunicipality15,25013,4522.42%156.26988
Aritaomunicipality37,22537,1150.06%265.6014022
Bagabagmunicipality35,50135,4620.02%183.9019317
Bambangmunicipality53,43347,6572.20%345.0015525
Bayombongmunicipality, capital61,51257,4161.32%136.0045225
Diadimunicipality18,12216,4841.82%181.2010019
Dupax del Nortemunicipality27,51425,6971.31%347.307915
Dupax del Surmunicipality19,11118,1460.99%374.705119
Kasibumunicipality37,70533,3792.35%318.8011830
Kayapamunicipality23,71421,4531.93%482.904930
Quezonmunicipality21,05619,3851.59%187.5011212
Santa Femunicipality16,18014,4272.21%399.814016
Solanomunicipality59,51756,1341.12%139.8042622
Villaverdemunicipality18,50717,7200.83%81.502279
Nueva Vizcaya Total452,287421,3551.36%3,975.67114275

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Nueva Vizcaya for the fiscal year of 2016 was 1,169,341,666.85.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009737,739,738.68
2010697,501,713.47-5.45%
2011
2012760,737,898.34
2013827,711,908.678.80%
2014938,658,761.6213.40%
20151,042,719,184.1111.09%
20161,169,341,666.8512.14%

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 Nueva Vizcaya is 5 to 9, with 47,459 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4,210 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19,548
1 to 440,229
5 to 947,459
10 to 1445,502
15 to 1943,413
20 to 2440,804
25 to 2936,502
30 to 3432,831
35 to 3930,214
40 to 4425,965
45 to 4924,091
50 to 5421,361
55 to 5917,862
60 to 6413,568
65 to 699,163
70 to 745,351
75 to 794,214
80 and over4,210
Total452,287

Historical population

The population of Nueva Vizcaya grew from 113,824 in 1960 to 452,287 in 2015, an increase of 338,463 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.36%, or an increase of 30,932 people, from the previous population of 421,355 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
62,541
35,838-3.46%
74,5823.73%
80,1980.75%
113,8243.13%
172,1984.13%
213,1514.37%
241,6902.54%
301,1792.23%
334,9652.01%
366,9621.98%
397,8371.12%
421,3552.11%
452,2871.36%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Nueva Vizcaya as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)

Secondary Roads

  • Nueva Vizcaya-Benguet Road
  • Nueva Vizcaya-Ifugao Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Aritao-Quirino Road
  • Bagabag Diversion Road
  • Bambang-Kasibu-Solano Road
  • Daang Maharlika By-Pass Road
  • DM Junction-Malasin Road
  • Junction National Road-Bitnong-Blance-Nueva Vizcaya Boundary Road
  • Junction Victoria-Maddela-Nagtipunan Road via Alicia (Channelization)
  • Junction Victoria-Maddela-Nagtipunan Road via Alicia
  • Nueva Vizcaya-Pangasinan Road
  • Pantabangan-Canili-Basal-Baler Road
  • Papaya-Malabing-Wangal-Binugawan-Tadji-Runruno Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 452,287, ranked 59 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,535.01 square kilometers, ranked 32 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 65 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.36%, ranked 35 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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