Lagayan, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count5
Postal code2824
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)215.97 km2 (83.39 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,499
Density (2015)21 / km2 (54 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 43' North, 120° 42' East (17.7207, 120.7058)
Estimated elevation above sea level110.2 meters (361.6 feet)

Lagayan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 215.97 square kilometers or 83.39 square miles which constitutes 5.19% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,499. This represented 1.87% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.26% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 21 inhabitants per square kilometer or 54 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lagayan has 5 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)
Ba‑i18.65%839851-1.41%-0.27%
Collago23.65%1,0641,0491.43%0.27%
Pang‑ot7.38%332366-9.29%-1.84%
Poblacion28.41%1,2781,2363.40%0.64%
Pulot21.92%9869751.13%0.21%
Lagayan Total4,4994,4770.49%0.09%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lagayan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 65,304,722.06.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200932,957,334.87
201038,612,517.5617.16%
201140,475,839.734.83%
201239,542,307.15-2.31%
201343,697,177.3510.51%
201445,715,491.084.62%
201556,652,743.0223.92%
201665,304,722.0615.27%

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 Lagayan is 5 to 9, with 528 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 65 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 186
1 to 4400
5 to 9528
10 to 14521
15 to 19409
20 to 24408
25 to 29332
30 to 34296
35 to 39246
40 to 44197
45 to 49192
50 to 54209
55 to 59189
60 to 64152
65 to 6999
70 to 7474
75 to 7965
80 and over96
Total4,499

Historical population

The population of Lagayan grew from 2,750 in 1960 to 4,499 in 2015, an increase of 1,749 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.09%, or an increase of 22 people, from the previous population of 4,477 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,750
3,1821.44%
3,3721.17%
3,8272.56%
3,771-0.15%
3,412-1.86%
3,8942.87%
4,1340.83%
4,4772.94%
4,4990.09%

Location

The municipal center of Lagayan is situated at approximately 17° 43' North, 120° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 110.2 meters or 361.6 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 Lagayan are Vigan, Batac, Laoag, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are San Juan, La Paz, Danglas, Dolores, Lagangilang, and Tayum. Its distance from the national capital is 347.62 kilometers (216.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • San Juan, Abra, 4.98 kilometers (3.09 miles) to the Southeast (S34°E)
  • La Paz, Abra, 5.37 kilometers (3.34 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)
  • Danglas, Abra, 6.35 kilometers (3.95 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Dolores, Abra, 7.95 kilometers (4.94 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 12.59 kilometers (7.82 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)
  • Tayum, Abra, 12.72 kilometers (7.90 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 347.62 kilometers (216.00 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,499, ranked 1,613 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 83.39 square kilometers, ranked 505 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 21 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,602 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.09%, ranked 1,597 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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