Top 10 wealthiest towns in Iloilo

Here’s a list of the highest performing towns when ranked according to their total operating income, income growth, income per capita, and IRA-dependency. The figures were taken during the fiscal year 2005, haven’t got the 2006 figures yet so we’d have to use 2005 figures for the moment.

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the highest total operating income in 2005:

1. Oton (First District) – P63,639,000
2. Pototan (Third District) – P59,531,300
3. Lambunao (Third District) – P58,260,200
4. Dumangas (Fourth District) – P57,785,800
5. Miagao (First District) – P56,391,700
6. Calinog (Third District) – P54,743,300
7. Carles (Fifth District) – P53,106,300
8. Sara (Fifth District) – P52,542,800
9. Janiuay (Third District) – P52,455,400
10. Pavia (Second District) – P51,958,600

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the highest income growth from 2004 to 2005:

1. Lambunao – 52%
2. Miagao – 24%
3. Calinog – 19%
4. Lemery – 18%
4. Pavia – 18%
6. Estancia – 17%
7. Balasan – 17%
8. Sara – 15%
9. Tigbauan – 14%
9. Barotac Viejo – 14%

Most towns in Iloilo had a positive growth in their total operating income except for Leon (-2%), Ajuy (-7%), and Guimbal (-10%).

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the highest income per capita in 2005:

The towns with the highest income per capita means that the towns listed below have the highest income when divided equally among its population.

1. Bingawan – P1,784 / person
2. Pavia – P1,500 / person
2. San Miguel – P1,500 / person
2. San Rafael – P1,500 / person
3. Tubungan – P1,300 / person
3. Mina – P1,300 / person
3. Leganes – P1,300 / person
3. Batad – P1,300 / person
9. Lemery – 1,200 / person
10. San Miguel – P1,200 / person

Top 10 towns in Iloilo with the lowest total operating income in 2005:

1. San Rafael – 20,179,500
2. Bingawan – 21,172,700
3. Batad – 22,728,700
4. New Lucena – 24,706,200
5. Mina – 24,405,900
6. Tubungan – 25,476,500
7. Badiangan – 26,065,700
8. San Miguel – 26,854,500
9. Anilao – 28,075,200
10. Zarraga – 28,405,000

Top 5 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 – 94%
2. Batad – 93%
3. San Rafael – 92%
4. Ajuy – 92%
5. Badiangan – 92%

Top 5 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 – 53%
2. Estancia – 64%
3. Oton – 74%
4. Sara – 74%
5. Dumangas – 76%
5. Zarraga – 76%