GEOGRAPHICAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE

FOUNDATION DATE: JANUARY 01, 1910

LOCATION:

The Municipality of Solsona is Located in the eastern part of the Province of Ilocos Norte within 18.1022° N, 120.7810° E; about 30 kilometers southeast of Laoag City, the capital of the Province of Ilocos Norte; 247 kilometers from San Fernando City, La Union; and 518 kilometers from Metro Manila. It is bounded on the north by the towns of Piddig and Carasi, on the west by the town of Dingras, in the east by the Province of Apayao, and in the south by the towns Nueva Era and Dingras. About quarter of the territory nestles in the foothills of the Cordillera Mountain Ranges.

LAND AREA: 16,983.38 Ha.

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

• Part of Ilocos Norte 2nd Congressional District
• 22 Barangays

DEMOGRAPHY

Total Population (2015 Census)24,121
Population Density142 person/sq. km
Estimated Number of Household (2015 Census)5,497
Average Household Size4.39
Population Growth Rate4.9%

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

Concreted Road101.18 km (79.95 %)

PROTECTIVE SERVICES

PNP Personnel

Police Personnel21
Non-uniformed Personnel4

Number of Police Community Precinct

Municipal Station1
Substations3

Police to Population Ratio

NighttimeDaytimeStandard
1:30191:3,0191:500

BFP Personnel

Fireman11

Number of Fire Stations

Municipal Station 1

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

A. HEALTH

Crude Birth Rate15.40%
Crude Death Rate0.65%
Child Mortality Rate0
Infant Mortality Rate0
Maternal Mortality Rate0

Public Heath Personnel

PersonnelNumberPopulation RatioStandard
Doctor11:24,121 (Census 2015)1:20,000
Nurse11:24,121 (Census 2015)1:20,000
Midwife41:6,031 (Census 2015)1:5,000

Public Health Facilities

Health Center1
Non-Birthing Barangay Health Station4

Private Health Service Providers

Private Clinics3

B. EDUCATION

Basic Literacy Rate98.62 % (PSA 2015)
School LevelsPublicPrivateTotal
Kindergarten/Preschool only21021
Secondary Junior and Senior High School314
Preschool and Elementary12214

C. SOCIAL WELFARE

Day Care Center20
Social Development Center1
Senior Citizen Office1