San Juan, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count19
Postal code2823
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)64.08 km2 (24.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)9,867
Density (2015)154 / km2 (399 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 41' North, 120° 44' East (17.6834, 120.7320)
Estimated elevation above sea level91.0 meters (298.5 feet)

San Juan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 64.08 square kilometers or 24.74 square miles which constitutes 1.54% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,867. This represented 4.09% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 154 inhabitants per square kilometer or 399 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Juan has 19 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)
Abualan7.07%698885-21.13%-4.42%
Badas3.68%363463-21.60%-4.53%
Ba‑ug11.22%1,1071,1040.27%0.05%
Cabcaborao10.35%1,0211,032-1.07%-0.20%
Colabaoan3.12%3082954.41%0.82%
Culiong4.61%455483-5.80%-1.13%
Daoidao1.62%1601525.26%0.98%
Guimba3.76%3713690.54%0.10%
Lam‑ag5.66%5585462.20%0.41%
Lumobang3.68%3633630.00%0.00%
Nangobongan3.98%3933930.00%0.00%
Pattaoig1.19%117122-4.10%-0.79%
Poblacion North8.39%828980-15.51%-3.16%
Poblacion South4.02%397542-26.75%-5.76%
Quidaoen6.89%6806790.15%0.03%
Sabangan3.15%31124427.46%4.73%
Silet4.55%449495-9.29%-1.84%
Supi‑il6.36%628680-7.65%-1.50%
Tagaytay6.69%660719-8.21%-1.62%
San Juan Total9,86710,546-6.44%-1.26%

Historical population

The population of San Juan grew from 5,400 in 1960 to 9,867 in 2015, an increase of 4,467 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.26%, or a decrease of 679 people, from the previous population of 10,546 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,400
6,8332.33%
6,9890.45%
7,2330.69%
8,4451.56%
8,4610.04%
8,8210.90%
9,7141.34%
10,5463.04%
9,867-1.26%

Location

The municipal center of San Juan is situated at approximately 17° 41' North, 120° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 91.0 meters or 298.5 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 San Juan are Vigan, Batac, Laoag, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Dolores, Lagayan, La Paz, Danglas, Lagangilang, and Tayum. Its distance from the national capital is 343.28 kilometers (213.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dolores, Abra, 4.45 kilometers (2.76 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • Lagayan, Abra, 4.98 kilometers (3.09 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • La Paz, Abra, 5.02 kilometers (3.12 miles) to the West (S81°W)
  • Danglas, Abra, 7.67 kilometers (4.77 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 8.09 kilometers (5.03 miles) to the South (S2°E)
  • Tayum, Abra, 11.00 kilometers (6.84 miles) to the Southwest (S48°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 343.28 kilometers (213.30 miles) to the South (S4°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 9,867, ranked 1,534 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 24.74 square kilometers, ranked 1,285 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 154 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,138 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -1.26%, ranked 1,613 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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