Dingalan, Province of Aurora

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count11
Postal code3207
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)304.55 km2 (117.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,482
Density (2015)84 / km2 (217 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 23' North, 121° 24' East (15.3894, 121.3927)
Estimated elevation above sea level32.4 meters (106.3 feet)

Dingalan is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 304.55 square kilometers or 117.59 square miles which constitutes 9.68% of Aurora's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,482. This represented 11.89% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.23% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 84 inhabitants per square kilometer or 217 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dingalan has 11 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)
Aplaya7.07%1,8021,61911.30%2.06%
Butas na Bato3.57%90981311.81%2.15%
Cabog13.17%3,3563,0908.61%1.58%
Caragsacan11.74%2,9922,7299.64%1.77%
Davildavilan4.07%1,0369924.44%0.83%
Dikapanikian1.59%4043874.39%0.82%
Ibona14.22%3,6243,18513.78%2.49%
Paltic19.92%5,0755,0290.91%0.17%
Poblacion4.25%1,0841,091-0.64%-0.12%
Tanawan3.22%82065625.00%4.34%
Umiray17.19%4,3803,96310.52%1.92%
Dingalan Total25,48223,5548.19%1.51%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Dingalan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 98,629,539.07.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200954,413,773.05
201057,646,430.335.94%
201162,323,718.668.11%
201260,576,944.39-2.80%
201369,590,931.4814.88%
201480,128,210.0515.14%
201590,426,601.4212.85%
201698,629,539.079.07%

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 Dingalan is 10 to 14, with 2,926 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 153 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1580
1 to 42,389
5 to 92,870
10 to 142,926
15 to 192,843
20 to 242,368
25 to 291,783
30 to 341,668
35 to 391,522
40 to 441,419
45 to 491,347
50 to 541,093
55 to 59887
60 to 64674
65 to 69479
70 to 74309
75 to 79172
80 and over153
Total25,482

Historical population

The population of Dingalan grew from 3,368 in 1960 to 25,482 in 2015, an increase of 22,114 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.51%, or an increase of 1,928 people, from the previous population of 23,554 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,368
6,6166.83%
7,5912.80%
8,7022.77%
14,4755.22%
19,3255.56%
20,1570.91%
21,9921.21%
23,5542.53%
25,4821.51%

Location

The municipal center of Dingalan is situated at approximately 15° 23' North, 121° 24' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 32.4 meters or 106.3 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 Dingalan are Palayan, Cabanatuan, Gapan, San Jose, Muñoz, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Gabaldon, Laur, General Tinio, Bongabon, San Luis, and Peñaranda. Its distance from the national capital is 98.91 kilometers (61.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 98.91 kilometers (61.46 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,482, ranked 1,070 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 117.59 square kilometers, ranked 313 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 84 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,387 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.51%, ranked 792 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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