Iloilo’s Wealthiest Towns in 2006: A ranking of Iloilo’s Highest Earning Municipalities

2006 figures of the Financial Profile of Iloilo Province, Towns, and Cities. After doing some reading into the documents, I’ve made a list of the top 10 towns in Iloilo ranked according to their total operating income, income growth, and IRA-dependency.

Iloilo

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the highest total operating income in 2006:
Town – Total Income [Previous Ranking]

1. Oton – 72,077,690 [1]
2. Pototan – 68,924,710 [2]
3. Dumangas – 65,786,320 [3]
4. Lambunao – 65,118,760 [4]
5. Miagao – 64,826,100 [5]
6. Calinog – 63,780,520 [6]
7. Janiuay – 63,457,720 [9]
8. Santa Barbara – 62,670,340 [New]
9. Leon – 57,446,670 [New]
10. Pavia – 56,566,580 [10]

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the highest income growth from 2005 to 2006:

1. Leon – 33.5%
2. Santa Barbara – 30.8%
3. San Enrique – 21.8%
4. Janiuay – 21.0%
4. Bingawan – 18.5%
6. Tubungan 18.1%
7. Cabatuan – 17.0%
8. Estancia – 17.0%
9. Anilao – 16.8%
10. San Miguel – 16.6%

Most towns in Iloilo had a positive growth in their total operating income except for Carles (-.05%), and San Rafael (-1.2%).

Top 10 towns with the lowest percentage of IRA (Internal revenue Allotment) compared to their income.

The towns listed below are the least dependent on the National Government for their funds and have locally generated income as a bigger part of their total income.

1. Pavia – 54%
2. Estancia – 66%
3. Pototan – 73%
3. Santa Barbara – 73%
5. Leganes – 76%
5. Oton – 76%
7. Barotac Nuevo – 78%
8. San Enrique – 79%
8. San Miguel – 79%

At the end of the spectrum here are the towns in Iloilo that did not perform as well as the others.

Top 10 towns with the highest percentage of IRA (Internal revenue Allotment) compared to their income.

The towns listed here are the Most Dependent on the National Government for their funds and least likely to capitalize on local income-generating projects.

1. Bingawan – 95%
2. Batad – 94%
3. Lemery – 93%
4. San Rafael – 93%
5. Lambunao – 92%
5. Tubungan – 92%
7. Ajuy – 91%
7. Maasin – 91%
9. San Dionisio – 90%
9. Igbaras – 90%
9. Carles – 90%

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the lowest total operating income in 2006:
Town – Total Income [Previous Ranking]

1. San Rafael – 19,933,440 [1]
2. Batad – 24,933,630 [3]
3. Bingawan – 25,097,380 [2]
4. Mina – 26,994,650 [5]
5. New Lucena – 28,754,840 [4]
6. Zarraga – 29,897,170 [10]
7. Tubungan – 30,096,420 [6]
8. Badiangan – 30,183,380 [New]
9. San Miguel – 31,307,080 [8]
10. Anilao – 32,793,260 [9]

If you want to review the ranking for the Financial Year 2005, you can view it here.