Licuan-Baay, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count11
Postal code2819
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)256.42 km2 (99.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,689
Density (2015)18 / km2 (47 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 36' North, 120° 54' East (17.6061, 120.8932)
Estimated elevation above sea level734.5 meters (2,409.0 feet)

Licuan-Baay, formerly known as Licuan, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 256.42 square kilometers or 99.00 square miles which constitutes 6.16% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,689. This represented 1.94% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 18 inhabitants per square kilometer or 47 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Licuan-Baay has 11 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)
Bonglo6.80%31926122.22%3.89%
Bulbulala7.98%3743633.03%0.57%
Cawayan9.45%443483-8.28%-1.63%
Domenglay9.40%4414175.76%1.07%
Lenneng8.42%39535910.03%1.84%
Mapisla8.49%398518-23.17%-4.89%
Mogao5.99%281349-19.48%-4.04%
Nalbuan16.59%778852-8.69%-1.72%
Poblacion9.26%43437914.51%2.61%
Subagan10.88%510525-2.86%-0.55%
Tumalip6.74%316358-11.73%-2.35%
Licuan-Baay Total4,6894,864-3.60%-0.70%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Licuan-Baay for the fiscal year of 2016 was 71,223,168.75.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,855,156.40
201037,746,980.312.42%
201141,265,878.109.32%
201241,856,700.071.43%
201348,068,608.7814.84%
201450,640,031.545.35%
201557,722,880.6113.99%
201671,223,168.7523.39%

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 Licuan-Baay is 5 to 9, with 473 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 69 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 191
1 to 4422
5 to 9473
10 to 14448
15 to 19372
20 to 24439
25 to 29430
30 to 34311
35 to 39284
40 to 44258
45 to 49259
50 to 54223
55 to 59198
60 to 64139
65 to 69109
70 to 7476
75 to 7988
80 and over69
Total4,689

Historical population

The population of Licuan-Baay grew from 2,066 in 1960 to 4,689 in 2015, an increase of 2,623 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.70%, or a decrease of 175 people, from the previous population of 4,864 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,066
2,8213.09%
3,1442.20%
3,094-0.32%
3,6971.80%
3,8660.84%
3,812-0.30%
3,9900.63%
4,8647.48%
4,689-0.70%

Location

The municipal center of Licuan-Baay is situated at approximately 17° 36' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 734.5 meters or 2,409.0 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 Licuan-Baay are Vigan, Batac, Tabuk, Candon, Laoag, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Lacub, Malibcong, Daguioman, Lagangilang, Bucloc, and San Juan. Its distance from the national capital is 333.82 kilometers (207.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Lacub, Abra, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the Northeast (N42°E)
  • Malibcong, Abra, 11.29 kilometers (7.02 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S65°E)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 16.70 kilometers (10.38 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 16.86 kilometers (10.48 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Bucloc, Abra, 18.68 kilometers (11.61 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 19.13 kilometers (11.88 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 333.82 kilometers (207.43 miles) to the South (S2°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,689, ranked 1,609 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 99.00 square kilometers, ranked 400 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 18 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,611 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.70%, ranked 1,621 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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