Daguioman, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count4
Postal code2816
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)114.37 km2 (44.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)2,088
Density (2015)18 / km2 (47 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 28' North, 120° 56' East (17.4584, 120.9254)
Estimated elevation above sea level478.3 meters (1,568.9 feet)

Daguioman is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 114.37 square kilometers or 44.16 square miles which constitutes 2.75% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,088. This represented 0.87% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.12% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 18 inhabitants per square kilometer or 47 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Daguioman has 4 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Ableg10.20%21317521.71%3.81%
Cabaruyan23.95%50041221.36%3.75%
Pikek19.64%41031330.99%5.27%
Tui46.22%96581518.40%3.27%
Daguioman Total2,0881,71521.75%3.82%

Historical population

The population of Daguioman grew from 1,003 in 1960 to 2,088 in 2015, an increase of 1,085 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.82%, or an increase of 373 people, from the previous population of 1,715 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,003
1,0500.45%
1,1241.38%
1,2542.21%
1,4131.20%
1,4750.81%
1,7483.71%
1,9161.27%
1,715-3.95%
2,0883.82%

Location

The municipal center of Daguioman is situated at approximately 17° 28' North, 120° 56' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 478.3 meters or 1,568.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Daguioman are Tabuk, Candon, Vigan, Batac, Laoag, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bucloc, Malibcong, Boliney, Licuan-Baay, Sallapadan, and Lacub. Its distance from the national capital is 317.40 kilometers (197.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bucloc, Abra, 7.50 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)
  • Malibcong, Abra, 13.51 kilometers (8.39 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Boliney, Abra, 14.25 kilometers (8.86 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 16.70 kilometers (10.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Sallapadan, Abra, 17.58 kilometers (10.93 miles) to the West (S89°W)
  • Lacub, Abra, 22.81 kilometers (14.17 miles) to the North (N6°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 317.40 kilometers (197.22 miles) to the South (S1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 2,088, ranked 1,627 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.16 square kilometers, ranked 941 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 18 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,611 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.82%, ranked 63 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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