Talugtug, Province of Nueva Ecija

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceNueva Ecija
Barangay count28
Postal code3118
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)93.95 km2 (36.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)23,817
Density (2015)254 / km2 (657 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 47' North, 120° 48' East (15.7782, 120.8078)
Estimated elevation above sea level92.7 meters (304.2 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 93.95 square kilometers or 36.27 square miles which constitutes 1.63% of Nueva Ecija's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,817. This represented 1.11% of the total population of Nueva Ecija province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 254 inhabitants per square kilometer or 657 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talugtug has 28 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)
Alula5.36%1,2761,04022.69%3.97%
Baybayabas6.09%1,4511,4440.48%0.09%
Buted2.87%6836810.29%0.06%
Cabiangan2.51%5975734.19%0.78%
Calisitan1.98%4724309.77%1.79%
Cinense3.36%80068017.65%3.14%
Culiat3.57%85175412.86%2.33%
Maasin3.27%77867415.43%2.77%
Magsaysay6.21%1,4801,23020.33%3.59%
Mayamot I2.76%65848834.84%5.86%
Mayamot II0.67%160221-27.60%-5.96%
Nangabulan3.75%89377814.78%2.66%
Osmeña4.58%1,0911,0365.31%0.99%
Pangit3.76%8958831.36%0.26%
Patola6.02%1,4331,19619.82%3.50%
Quezon4.46%1,0621,0471.43%0.27%
Quirino4.50%1,0711,0333.68%0.69%
Roxas3.91%9329181.53%0.29%
Saguing0.65%15512821.09%3.71%
Sampaloc1.35%32229011.03%2.01%
Santa Catalina2.61%62252618.25%3.24%
Santo Domingo2.79%66554023.15%4.04%
Saringaya3.57%85067326.30%4.55%
Saverona6.52%1,5521,39811.02%2.01%
Tandoc3.97%94578121.00%3.70%
Tibag2.62%62550324.25%4.22%
Villa Boado4.42%1,05392813.47%2.44%
Villa Rosario1.87%4454186.46%1.20%
Talugtug Total23,81721,29111.86%2.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Talugtug for the fiscal year of 2016 was 70,371,701.30.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200939,616,742.11
201042,260,265.316.67%
201145,975,799.978.79%
201244,830,469.95-2.49%
201350,633,367.6812.94%
201457,554,222.0513.67%
201564,331,007.6211.77%
201670,371,701.309.39%

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 Talugtug is 5 to 9, with 2,452 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 284 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1468
1 to 41,967
5 to 92,452
10 to 142,387
15 to 192,203
20 to 242,020
25 to 291,774
30 to 341,670
35 to 391,474
40 to 441,538
45 to 491,417
50 to 541,187
55 to 59995
60 to 64740
65 to 69581
70 to 74360
75 to 79284
80 and over300
Total23,817

Historical population

The population of Talugtug grew from 8,808 in 1960 to 23,817 in 2015, an increase of 15,009 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.16%, or an increase of 2,526 people, from the previous population of 21,291 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,808
10,7021.92%
12,2252.71%
11,734-0.82%
14,1061.86%
18,1194.80%
18,8950.90%
20,6711.25%
21,2911.08%
23,8172.16%

Location

The municipal center of Talugtug is situated at approximately 15° 47' North, 120° 48' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 92.7 meters or 304.2 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 Talugtug are Muñoz, San Jose, Urdaneta, Cabanatuan, Palayan, and Tarlac City. The nearest municipalities are Guimba, Lupao, Cuyapo, Umingan, Nampicuan, and Balungao. Its distance from the national capital is 132.70 kilometers (82.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 132.70 kilometers (82.46 miles) to the South (S8°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,817, ranked 1,085 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,032 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 254 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 777 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.16%, ranked 1,628 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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