Tadian, Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count19
Postal code2620
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)145.20 km2 (56.06 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,389
Density (2015)134 / km2 (346 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 60' North, 120° 49' East (16.9957, 120.8218)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,325.6 meters (4,348.1 feet)

Tadian, formerly known as Kayan, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Mountain Province.

The municipality has a land area of 145.20 square kilometers or 56.06 square miles which constitutes 6.73% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,389. This represented 12.54% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 1.13% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 134 inhabitants per square kilometer or 346 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tadian 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)
Balaoa6.03%1,1691,1571.04%0.20%
Banaao4.87%9448856.67%1.24%
Bantey3.73%7236954.03%0.75%
Batayan2.80%543713-23.84%-5.05%
Bunga3.43%665732-9.15%-1.81%
Cadad‑anan6.34%1,2301,234-0.32%-0.06%
Cagubatan3.75%728934-22.06%-4.63%
Dacudac8.14%1,5791,888-16.37%-3.35%
Duagan1.52%2942872.44%0.46%
Kayan East4.25%825896-7.92%-1.56%
Kayan West4.05%786949-17.18%-3.52%
Lenga3.29%637715-10.91%-2.18%
Lubon10.16%1,9692,073-5.02%-0.98%
Mabalite2.23%432491-12.02%-2.41%
Masla6.67%1,2941,2652.29%0.43%
Pandayan4.20%815948-14.03%-2.84%
Poblacion16.56%3,2113,1940.53%0.10%
Sumadel3.80%736752-2.13%-0.41%
Tue4.17%809881-8.17%-1.61%
Tadian Total19,38920,689-6.28%-1.23%

Historical population

The population of Tadian grew from 10,378 in 1960 to 19,389 in 2015, an increase of 9,011 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.23%, or a decrease of 1,300 people, from the previous population of 20,689 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,378
12,8332.10%
12,777-0.09%
13,5811.23%
14,3690.57%
16,4822.60%
18,2272.18%
17,148-0.84%
20,6897.07%
19,389-1.23%

Location

The municipal center of Tadian is situated at approximately 16° 60' North, 120° 49' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,325.6 meters or 4,348.1 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 Tadian are Candon, Baguio, San Fernando, Vigan, Tabuk, and Santiago. The nearest municipalities are Bauko, Cervantes, Sabangan, Besao, Sagada, and Mankayan. Its distance from the national capital is 266.68 kilometers (165.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 45.25 kilometers (28.12 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N62°W)
  • Baguio, 69.04 kilometers (42.90 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S21°W)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 68.48 kilometers (42.55 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 78.87 kilometers (49.01 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 80.74 kilometers (50.17 miles) to the Northeast (N55°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 84.25 kilometers (52.35 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S66°E)

Distance from Manila: 266.68 kilometers (165.71 miles) to the South (S4°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,389, ranked 1,279 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 56.06 square kilometers, ranked 769 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 134 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,209 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -1.23%, ranked 1,612 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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