Aritao, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count22
Postal code3704
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)265.60 km2 (102.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,225
Density (2015)140 / km2 (363 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 18' North, 121° 2' East (16.2968, 121.0340)
Estimated elevation above sea level387.5 meters (1,271.1 feet)

Aritao is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Vizcaya.

The municipality has a land area of 265.60 square kilometers or 102.55 square miles which constitutes 6.68% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,225. This represented 8.23% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 1.08% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 140 inhabitants per square kilometer or 363 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aritao has 22 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)
Anayo1.40%52244716.78%3.00%
Baan1.41%525540-2.78%-0.53%
Balite1.84%68454226.20%4.53%
Banganan7.49%2,7883,044-8.41%-1.66%
Beti5.46%2,0331,9056.72%1.25%
Bone North6.28%2,3372,451-4.65%-0.90%
Bone South10.39%3,8664,028-4.02%-0.78%
Calitlitan5.45%2,0302,200-7.73%-1.52%
Canabuan1.94%72156128.52%4.89%
Canarem2.47%91980014.88%2.68%
Comon10.29%3,8313,933-2.59%-0.50%
Cutar5.25%1,9561,8704.60%0.86%
Darapidap5.78%2,1512,304-6.64%-1.30%
Kirang6.78%2,5252,541-0.63%-0.12%
Latar‑Nocnoc‑San Francisco1.37%5094835.38%1.00%
Nagcuartelan3.19%1,1891,239-4.04%-0.78%
Ocao‑Capiniaan2.39%88875717.31%3.09%
Poblacion10.83%4,0303,9920.95%0.18%
Santa Clara2.96%1,1001,151-4.43%-0.86%
Tabueng1.64%61052017.31%3.09%
Tucanon3.29%1,2261,1615.60%1.04%
Yaway2.11%78564621.52%3.78%
Aritao Total37,22537,1150.30%0.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Aritao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 138,114,145.29.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200974,074,433.82
201078,122,181.615.46%
201185,185,400.819.04%
2012
201399,870,896.57
2014111,601,800.1211.75%
2015125,094,769.3112.09%
2016138,114,145.2910.41%

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 Aritao is 1 to 4, with 4,281 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 356 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,120
1 to 44,281
5 to 93,608
10 to 143,665
15 to 193,318
20 to 243,050
25 to 292,749
30 to 342,634
35 to 392,404
40 to 442,078
45 to 491,958
50 to 541,884
55 to 591,468
60 to 641,127
65 to 69796
70 to 74361
75 to 79356
80 and over368
Total37,225

Historical population

The population of Aritao grew from 11,209 in 1960 to 37,225 in 2015, an increase of 26,016 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.06%, or an increase of 110 people, from the previous population of 37,115 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,209
18,0984.80%
19,0751.06%
22,0042.90%
25,9421.66%
29,1512.21%
31,7051.82%
34,2061.05%
37,1153.02%
37,2250.06%

Location

The municipal center of Aritao is situated at approximately 16° 18' North, 121° 2' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 387.5 meters or 1,271.1 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 Aritao are Baguio, San Jose, Urdaneta, Muñoz, Santiago, and Dagupan. The nearest municipalities are Dupax del Sur, Dupax del Norte, Bambang, Kayapa, Santa Fe, and Bayombong. Its distance from the national capital is 188.89 kilometers (117.37 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 188.89 kilometers (117.37 miles) to the South (S2°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,225, ranked 698 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 102.55 square kilometers, ranked 361 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 140 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,144 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.06%, ranked 402 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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