Dupax del Norte, Province of Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceNueva Vizcaya
Barangay count15
Postal code3706
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)347.30 km2 (134.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,514
Density (2015)79 / km2 (205 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 18' North, 121° 6' East (16.3073, 121.1017)
Estimated elevation above sea level361.4 meters (1,185.4 feet)

Dupax del Norte, formerly known as Dupax, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Vizcaya.

The municipality has a land area of 347.30 square kilometers or 134.09 square miles which constitutes 8.74% of Nueva Vizcaya's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,514. This represented 6.08% of the total population of Nueva Vizcaya province, or 0.80% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 79 inhabitants per square kilometer or 205 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dupax del Norte has 15 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)
Belance9.99%2,7482,6334.37%0.82%
Binnuangan6.71%1,8461,8161.65%0.31%
Bitnong9.60%2,6412,4736.79%1.26%
Bulala2.62%72154532.29%5.47%
Inaban7.42%2,0421,77614.98%2.69%
Ineangan12.20%3,3573,696-9.17%-1.82%
Lamo6.03%1,6601,26731.02%5.28%
Mabasa8.43%2,3192,10010.43%1.91%
Macabenga4.75%1,3071,2028.74%1.61%
Malasin14.44%3,9723,14426.34%4.55%
Munguia3.75%1,0321,261-18.16%-3.74%
New Gumiad1.18%324337-3.86%-0.75%
Oyao8.05%2,2152,1741.89%0.36%
Parai2.84%7817356.26%1.16%
Yabbi2.00%5495382.04%0.39%
Dupax del Norte Total27,51425,6977.07%1.31%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dupax del Norte for the fiscal year of 2016 was 107,156,587.36.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
2010
2011
201268,534,766.74
201375,874,888.8910.71%
201486,061,830.3713.43%
201597,163,715.3112.90%
2016107,156,587.3610.28%

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 Dupax del Norte is 5 to 9, with 2,824 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 289 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1491
1 to 42,350
5 to 92,824
10 to 142,814
15 to 192,672
20 to 242,421
25 to 292,092
30 to 342,045
35 to 391,705
40 to 441,598
45 to 491,553
50 to 541,367
55 to 591,160
60 to 64844
65 to 69593
70 to 74384
75 to 79312
80 and over289
Total27,514

Historical population

The population of Dupax del Norte grew from 14,818 in 1975 to 27,514 in 2015, an increase of 12,696 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 1,817 people, from the previous population of 25,697 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,818
16,7432.47%
20,9042.24%
22,1421.08%
23,1961.00%
23,8160.36%
25,6972.81%
27,5141.31%

Location

The municipal center of Dupax del Norte is situated at approximately 16° 18' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 361.4 meters or 1,185.4 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 Dupax del Norte are Baguio, San Jose, Santiago, Muñoz, Urdaneta, and Palayan. The nearest municipalities are Dupax del Sur, Aritao, Bambang, Bayombong, Kasibu, and Kayapa. Its distance from the national capital is 190.41 kilometers (118.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 190.41 kilometers (118.31 miles) to the South (S4°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,514, ranked 956 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 134.09 square kilometers, ranked 242 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 79 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,360 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 954 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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