Apayao

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Apayao
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
CapitalKabugao
Total local government units
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 per km2
(70 per sq. mi)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 119,184 representing 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 such 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.

Map of the Philippines with Apayao highlighted in redMap of Apayao showing its component municipalitiesCalanasanConnerFloraKabugaoLunaPudtolSanta Marcela
Local government units

Apayao has 7 municipalities and 0 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 133.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Calanasanmun12,604
(10.58%)
11,5681.65%1,256.15 km2
(485.00 sq mi)
10 per km2
(26 per sq mi)
18
Connermun26,051
(21.86%)
24,8110.93%694.30 km2
(268.07 sq mi)
38 per km2
(97 per sq mi)
21
Floramun17,391
(14.59%)
16,7430.73%324.40 km2
(125.25 sq mi)
54 per km2
(139 per sq mi)
16
Kabugaomun, capital15,537
(13.04%)
16,170-0.76%935.12 km2
(361.05 sq mi)
17 per km2
(43 per sq mi)
21
Lunamun19,063
(15.99%)
18,0291.07%606.04 km2
(233.99 sq mi)
31 per km2
(81 per sq mi)
22
Pudtolmun14,925
(12.52%)
13,3052.21%401.02 km2
(154.83 sq mi)
37 per km2
(96 per sq mi)
22
Santa Marcelamun13,613
(11.42%)
12,0102.41%196.32 km2
(75.80 sq mi)
69 per km2
(180 per sq mi)
13
Apayao Total119,184112,6361.08%4,413.35 km2
(1,704.00 sq mi)
27 per km2
(70 per 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 2
1918 Dec 319,787
1939 Jan 115,6142.36%
1948 Oct 119,3572.23%
1960 Feb 1529,6013.81%
1970 May 649,6525.19%
1975 May 161,1154.26%
1980 May 170,6812.95%
1990 May 174,7200.56%
1995 Sep 183,6602.14%
2000 May 197,1293.25%
2007 Aug 1103,6330.90%
2010 May 1112,6363.08%
2015 Aug 1119,1841.08%

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.
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