Luba, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count8
Postal code2813
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)148.27 km2 (57.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,339
Density (2015)43 / km2 (111 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 19' North, 120° 42' East (17.3181, 120.6952)
Estimated elevation above sea level169.0 meters (554.2 feet)

Luba is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 148.27 square kilometers or 57.25 square miles which constitutes 3.56% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,339. This represented 2.63% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 43 inhabitants per square kilometer or 111 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Luba has 8 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)
Ampalioc20.44%1,2961,17710.11%1.85%
Barit9.01%571572-0.17%-0.03%
Gayaman15.63%9911,020-2.84%-0.55%
Lul‑luno6.07%3853791.58%0.30%
Luzong14.66%9299200.98%0.19%
Nagbukel‑Tuquipa7.81%495534-7.30%-1.43%
Poblacion17.38%1,1021,128-2.30%-0.44%
Sabnangan8.99%570661-13.77%-2.78%
Luba Total6,3396,391-0.81%-0.16%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Luba for the fiscal year of 2016 was 104,101,295.45.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200930,985,904.79
201034,434,666.7211.13%
201144,505,591.7329.25%
201233,391,568.42-24.97%
201343,992,109.5631.75%
201441,889,373.48-4.78%
201573,473,918.8475.40%
2016104,101,295.4541.68%

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 Luba is 5 to 9, with 689 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 106 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1124
1 to 4583
5 to 9689
10 to 14610
15 to 19418
20 to 24455
25 to 29470
30 to 34474
35 to 39414
40 to 44362
45 to 49358
50 to 54331
55 to 59278
60 to 64233
65 to 69171
70 to 74132
75 to 79106
80 and over131
Total6,339

Historical population

The population of Luba grew from 3,710 in 1960 to 6,339 in 2015, an increase of 2,629 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.16%, or a decrease of 52 people, from the previous population of 6,391 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,710
5,6664.23%
4,712-3.63%
4,9110.83%
5,5631.25%
5,559-0.01%
6,2032.38%
6,3630.35%
6,3910.16%
6,339-0.16%

Location

The municipal center of Luba is situated at approximately 17° 19' North, 120° 42' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 169.0 meters or 554.2 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 Luba are Candon, Vigan, Batac, Tabuk, San Fernando, and Laoag. The nearest municipalities are Tubo, Manabo, Boliney, Villaviciosa, Pilar, and San Emilio. Its distance from the national capital is 303.36 kilometers (188.50 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tubo, Abra, 7.52 kilometers (4.68 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S25°E)
  • Manabo, Abra, 12.77 kilometers (7.93 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Boliney, Abra, 14.86 kilometers (9.23 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N63°E)
  • Villaviciosa, Abra, 15.20 kilometers (9.44 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Pilar, Abra, 15.23 kilometers (9.46 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)
  • San Emilio, Ilocos Sur, 15.18 kilometers (9.43 miles) to the Southwest (S54°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 303.36 kilometers (188.50 miles) to the South (S6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,339, ranked 1,590 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 57.25 square kilometers, ranked 759 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 43 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,539 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.16%, ranked 1,549 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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