San Juan
Province of Abra

Summary data
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 per km2
(399 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 41' North, 120° 44' East
(17.6834 ° N, 120.7320 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
91.0 meters
(298.5 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 9,867 representing 4.09% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.57% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 154 inhabitants per square kilometer or 399 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

San Juan has 19 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,400
1970 May 66,8332.33%
1975 May 16,9890.45%
1980 May 17,2330.69%
1990 May 18,4451.56%
1995 Sep 18,4610.04%
2000 May 18,8210.90%
2007 Aug 19,7141.34%
2010 May 110,5463.04%
2015 Aug 19,867-1.26%
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The town center of San Juan is situated at approximately 17° 41' North, 120° 44' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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