Infrastructure / Utilities / Facilities


A gateway to the North, Pangasinan is accessible through the following major thoroughfare: 1) Manila North Road; a north to south backbone that extends from Carmen, Rosales up to the Municipality of Sison; 2) the Romulo Highway via Tarlac (Pangasinan-Tarlac Road); 3) the Pangasinan-Zambales Road (Olongapo-Alaminos-Bugallon road) connecting the province of Zambales in Region III; 4) Pangasinan-Nueva Ecija Road which links Pangasinan to Nueva Ecija; 5) Pangasinan-Nueva Vizcaya Road (links the province to Region II via Villa Verde Trail going to Sta. Fe Nueva Vizcaya); 6) Pangasinan-La Union Road, linking Pangasinan to province of La Union; and 7) Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEx);  8) San Nicolas-Natividad-San Quintin-Umingan-Guimba Road and 9) San Nicolas-Natividad-San Quintin-Umingan-Guimba Road 2 linking the province to Nueva Ecija in Region III; and 10) Camiling-Wawa Bayambang-Malasiqui, Sta. Barbara Road also linking Pangasinan to Tarlac.

Road Network

The total road length of the province for the year 2022 is 8,439.2826 kms.  National Road recorded 639.0570 kilometers representing 7.57% of the total road length of Pangasinan, Provincial Road with 727.7270 kilometers or 8.62%, Municipal Road with 736.7047 kilometers or 8.73%, and Barangay Roads which has the longest with 6,335.7939 kilometers or 75.08% share of the total provincial road length.

Total Roadlength by Administration

In terms of road density, Pangasinan has a road density of 1.55 km/ of its total land area and 2.61 km/1,000 population (2022 projected), which is still adequate compared to the standards of 1.0 km/sq. km. and 1km/1,000 population.


The province’s total length of bridges is 38,751.60 linear meters. Barangay Bridges recorded the longest (by Administration) with a total of 14,702.49 linear meters, which is about 37.94% of the total province’s bridge length. National Bridges has 14,486.49 linear meters or about 37.38%, Provincial Bridges with 5,945.10 linear meters or 15.34%, and Municipal Bridges with 3,617.52 linear meters or 9.34%.

Total Length of Bridges by Administration

District VI has the longest bridge length with 10,068.73 linear meters or 25.98% of the total province’s bridge length, while District III has the least with 4,336.64 linear meters or about 11.19%.

Bridge Length by Administration by District

All national and provincial bridges are already made of permanent structures. Municipal and Barangay Bridges with permanent structures are recorded at 13,748.53 linear meters or about 75.05% of the total Municipal and Barangay bridge length, while the remaining 4,571.48 linear meters or 24.95% are still made up of temporary structures.

Bridge Length by Type of Administration and Structure

Irrigation System

For the year 2022, the irrigation coverage of the province was placed at 60% representing 111,429 hectares irrigated from the potential irrigable area of 185,757 hectares.

Domestic Water Supply

Potable water supply is being served by the 48 water districts/waterworks associations and privately-owned water associations located in different parts of the province categorized into residential, commercial and industrial. Residential had the highest connections with 263,133, an increase of 5.60% or 13,938 connections over the previous year’s figure of 249,195. Meanwhile, commercial and industrial/government had 15,077 and 2,366 connections, respectively.

Among the water service provider, Dagupan City Water District exhibited the highest residential connections with 26,760 consumers, followed by Alaminos City with 18,172 connections and Mangaldan with 14,488. In terms of water consumption for all types of client, Dagupan City Water District likewise registered the highest with a total of 5,752,067 cubic meters, followed by Alaminos City Water District with 3,945,597 cubic meters and Bayambang Water District with 3,119,036 cubic meters.

Of the forty-eight (48) cities/municipalities of the province, five (5) municipalities (Aguilar, Labrador, Sison, Natividad and Bautista) have no existing water district or waterworks system within their municipality.

Location of Water Districts

Electric Power Supply

One hundred percent (100%) of the barangays in Pangasinan have been energized. However, out of 776,202 potential household connections, some 750,557 or about 96.70% have been energized.

The province has 2 power generation plants, the Sual Coal-Fired Power Plant and the San Roque Hydro Power Plant located in the municipalities of Sual and San Manuel, respectively. These power plants have a combined generating capacity of 1,653 MW and have several transmission lines carrying high voltage of 69 KV, 230 KV and 500 KV.

As to consumption, household connections posted the highest consumption at 918,701,487 kwh, with an average consumption of 1,426 kwh per household. On the other hand, Street Light end users have the least number of connections registering a total consumption of 7,133,031 kwh.

Transport Facilities

A total of 320,902 motor vehicles were registered in CY 2022, which had increased by 2.09% or 6,570 vehicles compared to last year’s figure of 314,332 registered motor vehicles. By vehicle classification, private vehicles recorded the highest number of registration with 281,704 vehicles or about 89.62% of the total registered vehicles, followed by vehicles “for hire” with 37,465 vehicles or 11.92%, and government vehicles with only 1,733 vehicles or 0.55%.

Number of Registered Motor Vehicles by Classification

For the various types of motor vehicles, motorcycle/tricycle always posted the highest number of registration with this year’s 208,399 or 66.30% of the total number vehicles registered. This is followed by the utility vehicles with 54,508 or 17.34%, cars with 29,490 or 9.38%, sports utility vehicles with 19,088 or 6.07%, trucks with 8,651 or 2.75%, and trailers with 605 or 0.19%. Posted with the least registration are buses with only 165 or 0.053% of the total registered vehicles.

Out of the total registered motor vehicles, 250,883 or 79.81% are using gasoline, while 69,418 or 22.08% use diesel (refer to Table No. 5.6.3). Compared to last year’s data of 248,366 and 65,370 vehicles using gasoline and diesel, respectively, an increase of 1.01 % and 6.19% respectively, was noted.

Communication Facilities

In 2022, the postal services are being provided by the 50 post offices giving more than 100% coverage for the province. For the year under review, one (1) post office served 64,766 individuals. For the same period, there are 102 letter carriers in the province, serving 31,748 persons per letter carrier. The ratios of both the post office and the letter carrier to population are below the standard ratio of 1:6000 and 1:5000, respectively.

Print media and local news are mediums of information. In the province there are 14 print local publications being circulated. Also, there are 19 existing cable stations and 20 broadcast/radio stations that are currently in operation.

The province is fully served with telephone services provided by PLDT making it at 100% coverage. A total of 213,704 have been installed province wide, making a telephone density of 6.6 for every 100 persons for the year under review.

In terms of electronic services, the province had eleven (11) Internet Service Provider (ISP) facilities mostly located in the cities of Dagupan and San Carlos. In addition, numerous Internet Cafés installed provincewide are likewise providing internet services to the public.

Solid Waste Disposal

In disposing of solid wastes, there were seven (7) LGUs using open dumpsite and ten (10) use Sanitary Landfill Facility, namely: Agno, Alaminos City, Bolinao, Burgos, Infanta, Malasiqui, San Carlos City, Manaoag, Urdaneta City, and Sta. Maria.

From the total number of barangays in the province (1,364), there are 1,110 or 81.38% have Material Recovery Facilities (MRF), which is getting closer the standard of 1 MRF for every barangay. In addition, thirty-seven (37) Central MRF are established in some local government units in the province, which are funded by the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), while 12 are LGU-initiated. On the other hand, there are 32 LGUs who have 100% compliance in the establishment of MRF in every barangay.


Among the forty-eight (48) cities/municipalities of the province, forty-one (41) have existing slaughterhouse, which shows that seven (7) or 15% of the total number of local government units have no slaughterhouse

Public Market

All the municipalities and cities of Pangasinan have their own public markets.

In addition, there are three (3) livestock markets that are located in Alaminos City, Urdaneta City and Calasiao and three (3) carabao/cattle markets in San Carlos City, Urdaneta City and San Jacinto.


Based from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) 2022 data, the province has six (6) registered ports, of which, five (5) are temporary/non-commercial ports, which handle their own cargoes/products, and the Sual Government Port that handles commercial cargoes, but can only accommodate small vessels at present

Shipcalls is the number of vessels which call or arrive at a particular port at any given time. In the province, there were 350 domestic and foreign ship calls that were recorded at the various ports and anchorages. More than half of which, or 136 vessels were reported to have called/arrived at the Team Sual Corporation, 39 at Pryce Gas Inc. and 126 at the Sual Government Port.

The total volume of cargo discharged and loaded is 3,173,857 metric tons in 2022. Bulk of which is from Team Sual Corporation with 2,157,969 metric tons, while the remaining are from the Pryce Gases, Inc., Macroserve Mining, Inc., and Sual Government Port.