Aliaga, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count26
Postal code3111
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)90.04 km2 (34.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)63,543
Density (2015)706 / km2 (1,828 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 30' North, 120° 51' East (15.5032, 120.8455)
Estimated elevation above sea level28.8 meters (94.6 feet)

Aliaga is a municipality in the landlocked province of Nueva Ecija.

The municipality has a land area of 90.04 square kilometers or 34.76 square miles which constitutes 1.57% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 63,543. This represented 2.95% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 706 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,828 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aliaga has 26 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)
Betes3.28%2,0831,60529.78%5.09%
Bibiclat11.75%7,4677,2083.59%0.67%
Bucot8.11%5,1564,57612.67%2.30%
La Purisima3.10%1,9691,58024.62%4.28%
Macabucod2.20%1,3961,3572.87%0.54%
Magsaysay3.94%2,5031,93929.09%4.98%
Pantoc3.45%2,1922,0019.55%1.75%
Poblacion Centro2.61%1,6601,6460.85%0.16%
Poblacion East I3.34%2,1221,9449.16%1.68%
Poblacion East II2.59%1,6461,5784.31%0.81%
Poblacion West III2.11%1,3381,06225.99%4.50%
Poblacion West IV1.14%7266944.61%0.86%
San Carlos4.65%2,9532,7357.97%1.47%
San Emiliano1.92%1,22199522.71%3.97%
San Eustacio2.72%1,7311,7180.76%0.14%
San Felipe Bata2.80%1,7801,6478.08%1.49%
San Felipe Matanda3.54%2,2511,84222.20%3.89%
San Juan7.50%4,7684,7240.93%0.18%
San Pablo Bata3.11%1,9791,8139.16%1.68%
San Pablo Matanda1.70%1,0811,0364.34%0.81%
Santa Monica1.88%1,19596124.35%4.24%
Santiago3.46%2,1971,91914.49%2.61%
Santo Rosario3.57%2,2682,2142.44%0.46%
Santo Tomas8.05%5,1174,8725.03%0.94%
Sunson1.64%1,03978931.69%5.38%
Umangan5.83%3,7053,35010.60%1.94%
Aliaga Total63,54357,8059.93%1.82%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Aliaga for the fiscal year of 2016 was 122,930,267.80.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200972,793,803.16
201077,070,613.085.88%
201185,267,010.8510.63%
201282,992,730.94-2.67%
201386,871,893.974.67%
201499,158,167.2914.14%
2015112,278,878.1913.23%
2016122,930,267.809.49%

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 Aliaga is 5 to 9, with 6,432 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 604 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,349
1 to 45,133
5 to 96,432
10 to 146,274
15 to 196,012
20 to 246,068
25 to 295,322
30 to 344,752
35 to 394,384
40 to 443,670
45 to 493,517
50 to 543,018
55 to 592,469
60 to 641,764
65 to 691,243
70 to 74905
75 to 79627
80 and over604
Total63,543

Historical population

The population of Aliaga grew from 18,759 in 1960 to 63,543 in 2015, an increase of 44,784 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.82%, or an increase of 5,738 people, from the previous population of 57,805 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,759
24,4492.63%
28,2902.97%
32,3492.72%
40,4252.25%
45,8152.37%
50,0041.89%
61,2702.84%
57,805-2.10%
63,5431.82%

Location

The municipal center of Aliaga is situated at approximately 15° 30' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 28.8 meters or 94.6 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 Aliaga are Cabanatuan, Gapan, Muñoz, Palayan, Tarlac City, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Quezon, Zaragoza, Santo Domingo, Licab, Talavera, and Santa Rosa. Its distance from the national capital is 102.01 kilometers (63.38 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 102.01 kilometers (63.38 miles) to the South (S8°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 63,543, ranked 340 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 34.76 square kilometers, ranked 1,058 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 706 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 247 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.82%, ranked 373 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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