Apayao

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Apayao
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Cities0
Municipalities7
Barangays133
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)4,413.35 km2 (1,704.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)119,184
Density (2015)27 / km2 (70 / sq mi)

Apayao is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cordillera Administrative Region occupying the northern-central section of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Kabugao.

The province has a land area of 4,413.35 square kilometers or 1,704.00 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 119,184. This represented 6.92% of the total population of the Cordillera Administrative Region, 0.21% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.12% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 27 inhabitants per square kilometer or 70 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Apayao is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by Cagayan, Kalinga, and Abra, Ilocos Norte.

details
Map of the Philippines with Apayao highlighted in redMap of Apayao showing its component municipalitiesCalanasanConnerFloraKabugaoLunaPudtolSanta Marcela

Local government units

Apayao has 7 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 133.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Calanasanmunicipality12,60411,5681.65%1,256.15 km2 (485.00 sq mi)10 / km2 (26 / sq mi)18
Connermunicipality26,05124,8110.93%694.30 km2 (268.07 sq mi)38 / km2 (97 / sq mi)21
Floramunicipality17,39116,7430.73%324.40 km2 (125.25 sq mi)54 / km2 (139 / sq mi)16
Kabugaomunicipality, capital15,53716,170-0.76%935.12 km2 (361.05 sq mi)17 / km2 (43 / sq mi)21
Lunamunicipality19,06318,0291.07%606.04 km2 (233.99 sq mi)31 / km2 (81 / sq mi)22
Pudtolmunicipality14,92513,3052.21%401.02 km2 (154.83 sq mi)37 / km2 (96 / sq mi)22
Santa Marcelamunicipality13,61312,0102.41%196.32 km2 (75.80 sq mi)69 / km2 (180 / sq mi)13
Apayao Total119,184112,6361.08%4,413.35 km2 (1,704.00 sq mi)27 / km2 (70 / sq mi)133

Historical population

The population of Apayao grew from 29,601 in 1960 to 119,184 in 2015, an increase of 89,583 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 6,548 people, from the previous population of 112,636 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,787
15,6142.36%
19,3572.23%
29,6013.81%
49,6525.19%
61,1154.26%
70,6812.95%
74,7200.56%
83,6602.14%
97,1293.25%
103,6330.90%
112,6363.08%
119,1841.08%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Apayao as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Abbut-Conner Road
  • Conner-Kabugao Road
  • Kabugao-Pudtol-Luna-Cagayan Boundary Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Apayao (Calanasan)-Ilocos Norte Road
  • Apayao-Ilocos Norte Road
  • Ayaga-Santa Marcela-Flora-Lasam Road
  • Claveria-Calanasan-Kabugao Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 119,184, ranked 78 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,704.00 square kilometers, ranked 28 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 27 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 81 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 62 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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