Santa Ignacia, Province of Tarlac

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceTarlac
Barangay count24
Postal code2303
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)146.07 km2 (56.40 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,538
Density (2015)325 / km2 (843 / sq mi)
Coordinates15° 37' North, 120° 26' East (15.6149, 120.4364)
Estimated elevation above sea level43.1 meters (141.5 feet)

Santa Ignacia is a municipality in the landlocked province of Tarlac.

The municipality has a land area of 146.07 square kilometers or 56.40 square miles which constitutes 4.78% of Tarlac's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,538. This represented 3.48% of the total population of Tarlac province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 325 inhabitants per square kilometer or 843 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Santa Ignacia has 24 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)
Baldios4.38%2,0841,88110.79%1.97%
Botbotones3.52%1,6741,50111.53%2.10%
Caanamongan3.60%1,7121,5997.07%1.31%
Cabaruan2.25%1,0711,121-4.46%-0.87%
Cabugbugan2.91%1,3811,25310.22%1.87%
Caduldulaoan1.61%76367912.37%2.25%
Calipayan3.37%1,6041,4709.12%1.67%
Macaguing1.49%7066961.44%0.27%
Nambalan5.34%2,5392,11120.27%3.58%
Padapada7.08%3,3663,1885.58%1.04%
Pilpila4.53%2,1522,1440.37%0.07%
Pinpinas2.54%1,20995526.60%4.59%
Poblacion East7.48%3,5563,4991.63%0.31%
Poblacion West7.81%3,7142,96825.13%4.36%
Pugo‑Cecilio3.93%1,8701,63714.23%2.57%
San Francisco4.88%2,3182,2980.87%0.17%
San Sotero2.01%95775127.43%4.72%
San Vicente5.04%2,3942,3830.46%0.09%
Santa Ines Centro4.83%2,2982,05911.61%2.11%
Santa Ines East5.15%2,4462,2648.04%1.48%
Santa Ines West4.34%2,0631,84311.94%2.17%
Taguiporo0.85%402518-22.39%-4.71%
Timmaguab4.89%2,3252,1677.29%1.35%
Vargas6.17%2,9342,8024.71%0.88%
Santa Ignacia Total47,53843,7878.57%1.58%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Santa Ignacia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 120,330,708.03.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200969,886,696.49
201073,076,738.224.56%
201178,504,823.267.43%
201277,249,294.24-1.60%
201386,302,690.0511.72%
201497,399,368.3712.86%
2015109,118,100.8412.03%
2016120,330,708.0310.28%

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 Santa Ignacia is 5 to 9, with 4,876 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 524 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1828
1 to 43,619
5 to 94,876
10 to 144,702
15 to 194,330
20 to 244,180
25 to 293,814
30 to 343,496
35 to 393,138
40 to 442,972
45 to 492,745
50 to 542,366
55 to 591,861
60 to 641,492
65 to 691,222
70 to 74802
75 to 79524
80 and over571
Total47,538

Historical population

The population of Santa Ignacia grew from 15,512 in 1960 to 47,538 in 2015, an increase of 32,026 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.58%, or an increase of 3,751 people, from the previous population of 43,787 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,512
20,7752.90%
23,1572.20%
25,2241.72%
30,4701.91%
34,6582.44%
38,3012.17%
43,5601.79%
43,7870.19%
47,5381.58%

Location

The municipal center of Santa Ignacia is situated at approximately 15° 37' North, 120° 26' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 43.1 meters or 141.5 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 Santa Ignacia are Tarlac City, San Carlos, Urdaneta, Mabalacat, Dagupan, and Muñoz. The nearest municipalities are Mayantoc, Camiling, San Clemente, Paniqui, San Jose, and Gerona. Its distance from the national capital is 127.51 kilometers (79.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 127.51 kilometers (79.23 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,538, ranked 499 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 56.40 square kilometers, ranked 710 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 325 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 569 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.58%, ranked 1,308 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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