Lagangilang, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count17
Postal code2802
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)101.44 km2 (39.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,255
Density (2015)141 / km2 (364 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 37' North, 120° 44' East (17.6103, 120.7344)
Estimated elevation above sea level71.8 meters (235.6 feet)

Lagangilang is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 101.44 square kilometers or 39.17 square miles which constitutes 2.44% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,255. This represented 5.91% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lagangilang has 17 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)
Aguet1.88%268288-6.94%-1.36%
Bacooc2.59%369379-2.64%-0.51%
Balais3.14%448533-15.95%-3.25%
Cayapa6.31%899992-9.38%-1.86%
Dalaguisen5.86%835840-0.60%-0.11%
Laang5.28%753797-5.52%-1.08%
Lagben3.17%45239713.85%2.50%
Laguiben6.64%9479440.32%0.06%
Nagtipulan8.82%1,2581,2094.05%0.76%
Nagtupacan8.26%1,1771,05911.14%2.03%
Paganao2.64%3763429.94%1.82%
Pawa2.51%358360-0.56%-0.11%
Poblacion10.44%1,4881,4731.02%0.19%
Presentar5.49%7837258.00%1.48%
San Isidro10.53%1,5011,4156.08%1.13%
Tagodtod13.07%1,8631,61715.21%2.73%
Taping3.37%4804545.73%1.07%
Lagangilang Total14,25513,8243.12%0.59%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lagangilang for the fiscal year of 2016 was 57,634,585.51.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200933,886,688.02
201036,432,049.297.51%
201149,630,025.8736.23%
201239,496,101.07-20.42%
201343,756,561.2010.79%
201445,778,347.274.62%
201558,120,812.0326.96%
201657,634,585.51-0.84%

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 Lagangilang is 5 to 9, with 1,582 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 207 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1255
1 to 41,152
5 to 91,582
10 to 141,543
15 to 191,350
20 to 241,174
25 to 291,076
30 to 341,028
35 to 39887
40 to 44718
45 to 49681
50 to 54614
55 to 59622
60 to 64526
65 to 69355
70 to 74236
75 to 79207
80 and over249
Total14,255

Historical population

The population of Lagangilang grew from 6,762 in 1960 to 14,255 in 2015, an increase of 7,493 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.59%, or an increase of 431 people, from the previous population of 13,824 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,762
8,9052.73%
8,532-0.85%
9,4662.10%
11,2481.74%
12,0231.26%
12,0730.09%
13,4901.54%
13,8240.89%
14,2550.59%

Location

The municipal center of Lagangilang is situated at approximately 17° 37' North, 120° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 71.8 meters or 235.6 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 Lagangilang are Vigan, Batac, Candon, Laoag, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Dolores, San Juan, Bucay, Tayum, La Paz, and Peñarrubia. Its distance from the national capital is 335.19 kilometers (208.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dolores, Abra, 4.99 kilometers (3.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 8.09 kilometers (5.03 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Bucay, Abra, 8.13 kilometers (5.05 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Tayum, Abra, 8.42 kilometers (5.23 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • La Paz, Abra, 8.97 kilometers (5.58 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 10.11 kilometers (6.28 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S60°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 335.19 kilometers (208.28 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,255, ranked 1,440 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.17 square kilometers, ranked 1,033 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 141 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,185 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.59%, ranked 1,514 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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