Bagabag, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count17
Postal code3711
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)183.90 km2 (71.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,501
Density (2015)193 / km2 (500 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 36' North, 121° 15' East (16.6055, 121.2533)
Estimated elevation above sea level227.5 meters (746.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 183.90 square kilometers or 71.00 square miles which constitutes 4.63% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,501. This represented 7.85% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 1.03% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 193 inhabitants per square kilometer or 500 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bagabag 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)
Bakir2.84%1,0089891.92%0.36%
Baretbet13.65%4,8464,8290.35%0.07%
Careb6.31%2,2412,2081.49%0.28%
Lantap7.30%2,5932,687-3.50%-0.68%
Murong7.64%2,7112,776-2.34%-0.45%
Nangalisan3.65%1,2971,662-21.96%-4.61%
Paniki5.23%1,8581,8192.14%0.40%
Pogonsino4.66%1,6561,6410.91%0.17%
Quirino4.30%1,5261,5071.26%0.24%
San Geronimo4.35%1,5461,5360.65%0.12%
San Pedro6.12%2,1712,186-0.69%-0.13%
Santa Cruz2.62%931985-5.48%-1.07%
Santa Lucia7.42%2,6352,5075.11%0.95%
Tuao North4.84%1,7171,770-2.99%-0.58%
Tuao South6.75%2,3972,06516.08%2.88%
Villa Coloma7.72%2,7392,786-1.69%-0.32%
Villaros4.59%1,6291,5097.95%1.47%
Bagabag Total35,50135,4620.11%0.02%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bagabag for the fiscal year of 2016 was 117,941,125.65.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200965,303,174.16
201069,520,897.666.46%
201178,943,588.6413.55%
201280,724,902.982.26%
201390,391,062.2611.97%
201497,275,833.277.62%
2015110,437,586.6013.53%
2016117,941,125.656.79%

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 Bagabag is 10 to 14, with 3,628 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 401 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1679
1 to 42,782
5 to 93,616
10 to 143,628
15 to 193,275
20 to 242,980
25 to 292,599
30 to 342,485
35 to 392,400
40 to 442,166
45 to 492,114
50 to 541,883
55 to 591,566
60 to 641,206
65 to 69793
70 to 74506
75 to 79401
80 and over422
Total35,501

Historical population

The population of Bagabag grew from 13,805 in 1960 to 35,501 in 2015, an increase of 21,696 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.02%, or an increase of 39 people, from the previous population of 35,462 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,805
16,3271.65%
19,1883.29%
20,8551.68%
26,0282.24%
28,2791.57%
30,6521.74%
32,7870.93%
35,4622.90%
35,5010.02%

Location

The municipal center of Bagabag is situated at approximately 16° 36' North, 121° 15' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 227.5 meters or 746.3 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 Bagabag are Santiago, Cauayan, Baguio, Tabuk, Ilagan, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Lamut, Villaverde, Solano, Quezon, Diadi, and Bayombong. Its distance from the national capital is 224.88 kilometers (139.73 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Santiago, Isabela, 32.37 kilometers (20.12 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N74°E)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 65.72 kilometers (40.84 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Baguio, 73.64 kilometers (45.76 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 91.71 kilometers (56.98 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N13°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 90.23 kilometers (56.07 miles) to the Northeast (N48°E)
  • San Jose, Nueva Ecija, 94.54 kilometers (58.75 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S17°W)

Distance from Manila: 224.88 kilometers (139.73 miles) to the South (S7°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,501, ranked 739 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.00 square kilometers, ranked 577 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 193 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 960 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.02%, ranked 114 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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