Demography

  • Cagayan is a Province of Region 02 – Cagayan Valley Region

  • Capital – Tuguegarao City

  • Classification – First Class Province

  • Politically subdivided into 3 congressional districts, 28 municipalities, one component city and 820 barangays

  • A population of 1,191,002 which represents 35 percent of the total regional population (Estimated for 2010)

  • An annual population growth rate of 1.82 %

  • A Population density of 110 person per square kilometer

  • Has 195,890 families

  • Percent Share of Urban Population – 17.53% to Total Population

  • Average Family Income – P96,386/annum (Year 2000)

  • Percentage of Families with heads – 85.63% gainfully employed

  • Percentage of families with 18 years – 94.56% old and over gainfully employed

  • Average Family Expenditure – P77,659/annum

  • Predominantly Ilocano and Ybanag population

  • Has approximately 641,000 Population 15 years old and over

  • Strength of labor force is estimated at 493,500

  • Of the total labor force, 479,000 are gainfully employed or an employment rate of 97.0%

  • Of the total number of employed, 330,000 are in agriculture and 149,000 are in non-agriculture sector

  • Poverty incidence – 23.1%

  • Functional Literacy Rate – 68.72

  • Average Monthly Crime Rate – 4 / 100,000 population

  • Crime Solution Efficiency – 94%