Lacub, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count6
Postal code2821
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)295.30 km2 (114.02 sq mi)
Population (2015)3,403
Density (2015)12 / km2 (30 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 40' North, 120° 57' East (17.6634, 120.9474)
Estimated elevation above sea level472.6 meters (1,550.0 feet)

Lacub is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 295.30 square kilometers or 114.02 square miles which constitutes 7.09% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,403. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 12 inhabitants per square kilometer or 30 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lacub has 6 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)
Bacag6.64%226233-3.00%-0.58%
Buneg25.71%8758275.80%1.08%
Guinguinabang7.38%251290-13.45%-2.71%
Lan‑ag12.40%42235319.55%3.46%
Pacoc20.04%68257119.44%3.44%
Poblacion27.83%94770334.71%5.84%
Lacub Total3,4032,97714.31%2.58%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lacub for the fiscal year of 2016 was 73,126,433.43.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200937,361,957.04
201041,782,282.4211.83%
201142,578,446.931.91%
201241,175,550.00-3.29%
201348,948,050.4218.88%
201451,760,117.895.75%
201563,779,796.6423.22%
201673,126,433.4314.65%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lacub is 1 to 4, with 373 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 39 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 196
1 to 4373
5 to 9371
10 to 14360
15 to 19310
20 to 24326
25 to 29299
30 to 34238
35 to 39199
40 to 44176
45 to 49151
50 to 54120
55 to 59110
60 to 6461
65 to 6966
70 to 7439
75 to 7942
80 and over66
Total3,403

Historical population

The population of Lacub grew from 1,424 in 1960 to 3,403 in 2015, an increase of 1,979 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.58%, or an increase of 426 people, from the previous population of 2,977 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,424
1,7061.78%
1,9272.47%
2,0381.13%
2,3261.33%
2,202-1.02%
2,7825.14%
3,0501.28%
2,977-0.88%
3,4032.58%

Location

The municipal center of Lacub is situated at approximately 17° 40' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 472.6 meters or 1,550.0 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 Lacub are Batac, Tabuk, Vigan, Laoag, Candon, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, Tineg, Daguioman, San Juan, and Lagangilang. Its distance from the national capital is 340.05 kilometers (211.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)
  • Malibcong, Abra, 11.93 kilometers (7.41 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)
  • Tineg, Abra, 13.22 kilometers (8.21 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 22.81 kilometers (14.17 miles) to the South (S6°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 22.96 kilometers (14.27 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 23.35 kilometers (14.51 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 340.05 kilometers (211.30 miles) to the South (S1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,403, ranked 1,621 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 114.02 square kilometers, ranked 329 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 12 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,617 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.58%, ranked 1,530 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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