Langiden, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count6
Postal code2807
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)116.29 km2 (44.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)3,198
Density (2015)28 / km2 (71 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 35' North, 120° 34' East (17.5769, 120.5638)
Estimated elevation above sea level58.2 meters (190.8 feet)

Langiden is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 116.29 square kilometers or 44.90 square miles which constitutes 2.79% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,198. This represented 1.33% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 28 inhabitants per square kilometer or 71 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Langiden 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)
Baac11.07%354360-1.67%-0.32%
Dalayap14.29%457470-2.77%-0.53%
Mabungtot14.60%467500-6.60%-1.29%
Malapaao22.61%7237072.26%0.43%
Poblacion12.95%4143799.23%1.70%
Quillat24.48%7837543.85%0.72%
Langiden Total3,1983,1700.88%0.17%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Langiden for the fiscal year of 2016 was 51,724,023.91.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200925,835,430.08
201030,791,386.5519.18%
201124,760,186.20-19.59%
201231,298,396.3326.41%
201334,052,192.948.80%
201434,914,291.522.53%
201544,217,509.4226.65%
201651,724,023.9116.98%

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 Langiden is 10 to 14, with 357 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 36 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 149
1 to 4232
5 to 9339
10 to 14357
15 to 19323
20 to 24287
25 to 29260
30 to 34216
35 to 39189
40 to 44157
45 to 49164
50 to 54154
55 to 59154
60 to 6498
65 to 6984
70 to 7436
75 to 7954
80 and over45
Total3,198

Historical population

The population of Langiden grew from 1,743 in 1960 to 3,198 in 2015, an increase of 1,455 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.17%, or an increase of 28 people, from the previous population of 3,170 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,743
2,5583.82%
2,194-3.03%
2,2560.56%
2,4520.84%
2,7292.03%
2,9982.04%
3,2421.08%
3,170-0.81%
3,1980.17%

Location

The municipal center of Langiden is situated at approximately 17° 35' North, 120° 34' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 58.2 meters or 190.8 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 Langiden are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Pidigan, San Quintin, Bangued, Peñarrubia, Tayum, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 333.45 kilometers (207.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Pidigan, Abra, 2.80 kilometers (1.74 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • San Quintin, Abra, 5.97 kilometers (3.71 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Bangued, Abra, 6.14 kilometers (3.81 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 9.49 kilometers (5.90 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Tayum, Abra, 10.66 kilometers (6.62 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N66°E)
  • San Isidro, Abra, 12.96 kilometers (8.05 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 333.45 kilometers (207.19 miles) to the South (S8°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,198, ranked 1,622 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 44.90 square kilometers, ranked 931 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 28 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,594 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.17%, ranked 1,569 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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