Capital

Ilagan

No. of City/Towns

3 Cities

34 Municipalities

No. of Barangays

1,055

Land Area

1,066,456 has.

Climate

Relatively wet from May to Oct.

Relatively dry from Nov. to April

Population (CY 2015)

1,593,566

Number of Households

372,950

Average Annual Population Growth Rate

1.29

Average Household Size

4.3

Registered Voter (2016)

911,910

No. of Barangays

1,055

Language / Dialect

Ilokano, Tagalog, Ibanag, Yogad, Gaddang

Income Classification

1st Class

Total Revenue (million pesos)

P 1,777,780,001.82

Labor Force Participation Rate (2017)

63.7 (Region 02)

Employment Rate 

95.0 

Underemployment Rate 

16.0 

Unemployment Rate 

5.0 

Literacy Rate (2000)

97.39%

 

 


Salient Features of the Province


Second largest Province in the Philippines

Strategic location between the part of Cagayan Economic Zone and the National Capital Center of the country – Metro Manila

Productive Forest Land & Watershed Areas

Hybrid Corn & Rice Champion of the Philippines

Home of Magat Dam, a major source of power and water supply of the Northern Luzon

Home to the biggest corn processing facility in South East Asia