Ramos, Province of Tarlac

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceTarlac
Barangay count9
Postal code2311
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)24.40 km2 (9.42 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,350
Density (2015)875 / km2 (2,266 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 40' North, 120° 38' East (15.6658, 120.6397)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.3 meters (79.7 feet)

Ramos is a municipality in the landlocked province of Tarlac.

The municipality has a land area of 24.40 square kilometers or 9.42 square miles which constitutes 0.80% of Tarlac's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,350. This represented 1.56% of the total population of Tarlac province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 875 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,266 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Ramos has 9 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)
Coral‑Iloco16.57%3,5383,647-2.99%-0.58%
Guiteb17.02%3,6343,3448.67%1.60%
Pance21.39%4,5674,12210.80%1.97%
Poblacion Center8.37%1,7881,6448.76%1.61%
Poblacion North7.04%1,5021,4990.20%0.04%
Poblacion South11.22%2,3952,3332.66%0.50%
San Juan2.52%5395380.19%0.04%
San Raymundo6.04%1,2901,2294.96%0.93%
Toledo9.82%2,0971,89310.78%1.97%
Ramos Total21,35020,2495.44%1.01%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Ramos for the fiscal year of 2016 was 61,148,266.32.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,689,353.72
201036,712,285.950.06%
201139,552,146.007.74%
201239,350,636.18-0.51%
201343,649,652.5310.92%
201449,056,147.7712.39%
201555,558,730.4213.26%
201661,148,266.3210.06%

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 Ramos is 5 to 9, with 2,284 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 213 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1423
1 to 41,756
5 to 92,284
10 to 142,140
15 to 191,976
20 to 241,738
25 to 291,734
30 to 341,576
35 to 391,362
40 to 441,273
45 to 491,176
50 to 541,059
55 to 59863
60 to 64648
65 to 69542
70 to 74341
75 to 79246
80 and over213
Total21,350

Historical population

The population of Ramos grew from 7,531 in 1960 to 21,350 in 2015, an increase of 13,819 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 1,101 people, from the previous population of 20,249 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,531
9,6492.45%
10,6261.95%
11,2151.08%
13,5661.92%
15,4762.50%
16,8891.89%
19,6462.11%
20,2491.11%
21,3501.01%

Location

The municipal center of Ramos is situated at approximately 15° 40' North, 120° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.3 meters or 79.7 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 Ramos are Tarlac City, Muñoz, Urdaneta, Cabanatuan, San Jose, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Pura, Paniqui, Anao, Nampicuan, Gerona, and Moncada. Its distance from the national capital is 124.46 kilometers (77.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 124.46 kilometers (77.34 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S17°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,350, ranked 1,151 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.42 square kilometers, ranked 1,506 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 875 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 184 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.01%, ranked 1,105 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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