Marang River (Caraballo Mt.) and Sta. Fe River (Sierra Madre Mt.) are the head waters of Magat River.
Certificate of Ancestral Domain Claim (CADC)
= 8,900.00 hectares
Now Indigenous Peoples’ Project Act (IPRA) –Ikalahans & Ibalois
6. Sta. Clara
8. Bone South
Protected Area Coverage
Old Growth Forest
A & D
Flood Prone Areas
Erosion Prone areas
The population of Aritao from the last survey by the National Statistics Office (NSO) on 2010 is 37, 115 with an annual population growth rate of 1.05%. Majority of the population speaks Ilocano with 84.11% of the population followed by Ikalahan/Kalanguya which composed of 6.53% and thirdly Tagalog 3.56%. The participation rate with that of the labor force are 62.51% and those not in labor force is 23.61%.
Urban Area- 10.06 persons/hectare
Rural Area –0.80 person/hectare
5 Banking Institutions (Rural Bank of Aritao; Cordillera Savings & Loan Bank; Agri-Business Bank; Rural Bank of Bayombong, Inc. & Producer Bank)
Navarro’s pawnshop, MLhuilleir, Cebuano Lhuilleir
Power Supply and Electrification
All barangays had already been energized however, with the topography of the municipality as mostly hilly to mountainous and the sporadic clustering of houses, there are still sitios that are not served with electricity. Power supply comes from Luzon Grid of TRANSCO which is being distributed by Nueva Vizcaya Electric Cooperative Inc. (NUVELCO).