Tayum, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count11
Postal code2803
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)61.14 km2 (23.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,467
Density (2015)237 / km2 (613 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 37' North, 120° 39' East (17.6165, 120.6553)
Estimated elevation above sea level64.0 meters (209.9 feet)

Tayum is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 61.14 square kilometers or 23.61 square miles which constitutes 1.47% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,467. This represented 6.00% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.84% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 237 inhabitants per square kilometer or 613 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tayum has 11 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)
Bagalay6.82%9879375.34%0.99%
Basbasa6.17%8928495.06%0.95%
Budac8.76%1,2681,286-1.40%-0.27%
Bumagcat5.28%764794-3.78%-0.73%
Cabaroan8.73%1,2631,2510.96%0.18%
Deet6.42%9299121.86%0.35%
Gaddani10.06%1,4551,3259.81%1.80%
Patucannay10.51%1,5211,31715.49%2.78%
Pias8.33%1,2051,1653.43%0.64%
Poblacion18.47%2,6722,6451.02%0.19%
Velasco10.44%1,5111,4593.56%0.67%
Tayum Total14,46713,9403.78%0.71%

Historical population

The population of Tayum grew from 7,025 in 1960 to 14,467 in 2015, an increase of 7,442 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 527 people, from the previous population of 13,940 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,025
8,2111.54%
9,1262.14%
9,6211.06%
11,0451.39%
12,3462.11%
12,5390.33%
13,3600.88%
13,9401.56%
14,4670.71%

Location

The municipal center of Tayum is situated at approximately 17° 37' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 64.0 meters or 209.9 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 Tayum are Vigan, Batac, Candon, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Bangued, Peñarrubia, Dolores, La Paz, Danglas, and Lagangilang. Its distance from the national capital is 336.64 kilometers (209.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bangued, Abra, 4.54 kilometers (2.82 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 5.80 kilometers (3.60 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Dolores, Abra, 6.86 kilometers (4.26 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • La Paz, Abra, 7.34 kilometers (4.56 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Danglas, Abra, 7.50 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the North (N4°E)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 8.42 kilometers (5.23 miles) to the East (S85°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 336.64 kilometers (209.18 miles) to the South (S6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,467, ranked 1,436 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.61 square kilometers, ranked 1,307 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 237 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 862 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.71%, ranked 1,292 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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