Licab, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count11
Postal code3112
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)67.37 km2 (26.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)28,254
Density (2015)419 / km2 (1,086 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 32' North, 120° 46' East (15.5408, 120.7629)
Estimated elevation above sea level25.1 meters (82.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 67.37 square kilometers or 26.01 square miles which constitutes 1.17% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 28,254. This represented 1.31% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.25% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 419 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,086 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Licab 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)
Aquino8.76%2,4762,2928.03%1.48%
Linao4.91%1,3881,21014.71%2.65%
Poblacion Norte4.93%1,3931,3364.27%0.80%
Poblacion Sur9.08%2,5652,4833.30%0.62%
San Casimiro11.57%3,2682,86813.95%2.52%
San Cristobal13.17%3,7213,5325.35%1.00%
San Jose5.13%1,4491,3289.11%1.67%
San Juan12.89%3,6413,29710.43%1.91%
Santa Maria15.04%4,2493,9926.44%1.20%
Tabing Ilog3.65%1,03186918.64%3.31%
Villarosa10.88%3,0732,9803.12%0.59%
Licab Total28,25426,1877.89%1.46%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Licab for the fiscal year of 2016 was 72,737,605.87.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200940,249,129.27
201042,445,733.015.46%
201146,167,377.058.77%
201244,555,164.65-3.49%
201351,540,614.9415.68%
201458,458,115.5013.42%
201566,044,469.6712.98%
201672,737,605.8710.13%

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 Licab is 5 to 9, with 2,915 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 283 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1449
1 to 42,200
5 to 92,915
10 to 142,801
15 to 192,766
20 to 242,731
25 to 292,357
30 to 342,005
35 to 391,815
40 to 441,603
45 to 491,726
50 to 541,386
55 to 591,116
60 to 64733
65 to 69626
70 to 74449
75 to 79293
80 and over283
Total28,254

Historical population

The population of Licab grew from 8,371 in 1960 to 28,254 in 2015, an increase of 19,883 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.46%, or an increase of 2,067 people, from the previous population of 26,187 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,371
12,1933.75%
13,3741.87%
14,5431.69%
17,2021.69%
21,5554.32%
21,5930.04%
23,6751.28%
26,1873.74%
28,2541.46%

Location

The municipal center of Licab is situated at approximately 15° 32' North, 120° 46' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.1 meters or 82.2 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 Licab are Tarlac City, Cabanatuan, Muñoz, Gapan, Palayan, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Quezon, Victoria, Aliaga, Zaragoza, La Paz, and Guimba. Its distance from the national capital is 107.70 kilometers (66.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 107.70 kilometers (66.92 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 28,254, ranked 932 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 26.01 square kilometers, ranked 1,212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 419 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 450 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.46%, ranked 865 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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