Casiguran, Province of Aurora

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count24
Postal code3204
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)715.43 km2 (276.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,313
Density (2015)34 / km2 (88 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 12' North, 122° 2' East (16.2041, 122.0400)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.0 meters (75.3 feet)

Casiguran is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 715.43 square kilometers or 276.23 square miles which constitutes 22.73% of Aurora's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,313. This represented 11.34% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 34 inhabitants per square kilometer or 88 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Casiguran has 24 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)
Barangay 13.25%790799-1.13%-0.22%
Barangay 22.74%6656650.00%0.00%
Barangay 30.97%235257-8.56%-1.69%
Barangay 41.26%3073021.66%0.31%
Barangay 51.81%4394321.62%0.31%
Barangay 61.34%3253104.84%0.90%
Barangay 71.18%2882783.60%0.68%
Barangay 82.52%6126011.83%0.35%
Bianuan14.16%3,4433,4400.09%0.02%
Calabgan2.68%65249631.45%5.34%
Calangcuasan4.54%1,1041,0990.45%0.09%
Calantas7.88%1,9161,7996.50%1.21%
Cozo6.73%1,6371,6181.17%0.22%
Culat3.19%77663023.17%4.05%
Dibacong8.04%1,9542,374-17.69%-3.64%
Dibet4.00%9739710.21%0.04%
Ditinagyan2.43%5915870.68%0.13%
Esperanza2.06%5024589.61%1.76%
Esteves7.37%1,7931,7860.39%0.07%
Lual6.53%1,5881,4827.15%1.32%
Marikit3.02%73560920.69%3.65%
San Ildefonso4.59%1,1151,1001.36%0.26%
Tabas4.29%1,0431,0073.57%0.67%
Tinib3.41%8307658.50%1.56%
Casiguran Total24,31323,8651.88%0.35%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Casiguran for the fiscal year of 2016 was 147,934,866.49.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200984,437,444.61
201089,677,140.046.21%
201196,984,755.588.15%
201294,026,289.08-3.05%
2013105,986,692.7512.72%
2014119,458,185.3712.71%
2015136,118,496.9413.95%
2016147,934,866.498.68%

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 Casiguran is 10 to 14, with 2,945 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 249 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1492
1 to 42,351
5 to 92,840
10 to 142,945
15 to 192,513
20 to 241,765
25 to 291,666
30 to 341,350
35 to 391,376
40 to 441,321
45 to 491,351
50 to 541,210
55 to 59955
60 to 64773
65 to 69530
70 to 74372
75 to 79254
80 and over249
Total24,313

Historical population

The population of Casiguran grew from 6,900 in 1960 to 24,313 in 2015, an increase of 17,413 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 448 people, from the previous population of 23,865 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,900
12,1285.67%
11,670-0.77%
13,9253.60%
18,3752.81%
19,5781.20%
21,4591.99%
22,4030.60%
23,8652.33%
24,3130.35%

Location

The municipal center of Casiguran is situated at approximately 16° 12' North, 122° 2' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.0 meters or 75.3 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 Casiguran are Santiago, Cauayan, Ilagan, San Jose, Palayan, and Muñoz. The nearest municipalities are Dinalungan, Dilasag, Dinapigue, Maddela, San Agustin, and Nagtipunan. Its distance from the national capital is 211.72 kilometers (131.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 211.72 kilometers (131.56 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,313, ranked 1,117 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 276.23 square kilometers, ranked 58 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 34 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,577 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.35%, ranked 835 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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