Peñarrubia, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count9
Postal code2804
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)38.29 km2 (14.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,640
Density (2015)173 / km2 (449 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 34' North, 120° 39' East (17.5642, 120.6522)
Estimated elevation above sea level95.2 meters (312.1 feet)

Peñarrubia is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 38.29 square kilometers or 14.78 square miles which constitutes 0.92% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,640. This represented 2.75% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.39% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 173 inhabitants per square kilometer or 449 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Peñarrubia has 9 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)
Dumayco18.22%1,2101,1029.80%1.80%
Lusuac14.49%9621,053-8.64%-1.71%
Malamsit9.31%618640-3.44%-0.66%
Namarabar9.46%62854814.60%2.63%
Patiao9.88%6566087.89%1.46%
Poblacion14.98%9959940.10%0.02%
Riang11.34%753810-7.04%-1.38%
Santa Rosa5.78%3843820.52%0.10%
Tattawa6.54%4344076.63%1.23%
Peñarrubia Total6,6406,5441.47%0.28%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Peñarrubia for the fiscal year of 2016 was 54,628,883.05.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200923,954,056.28
201039,162,035.7563.49%
201143,183,459.7210.27%
201231,170,862.72-27.82%
201337,584,070.9120.57%
201431,895,131.98-15.14%
201538,486,747.5020.67%
201654,628,883.0541.94%

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 Peñarrubia is 5 to 9, with 716 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 79 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1102
1 to 4552
5 to 9716
10 to 14694
15 to 19603
20 to 24607
25 to 29506
30 to 34477
35 to 39401
40 to 44354
45 to 49348
50 to 54345
55 to 59269
60 to 64231
65 to 69151
70 to 74106
75 to 7979
80 and over99
Total6,640

Historical population

The population of Peñarrubia grew from 3,117 in 1960 to 6,640 in 2015, an increase of 3,523 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.28%, or an increase of 96 people, from the previous population of 6,544 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,117
3,9552.36%
3,737-1.13%
4,0961.85%
4,8931.79%
5,0480.59%
5,5151.92%
6,4432.17%
6,5440.57%
6,6400.28%

Location

The municipal center of Peñarrubia is situated at approximately 17° 34' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 95.2 meters or 312.1 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 Peñarrubia are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Bangued, Tayum, Pidigan, Bucay, Langiden, and Lagangilang. Its distance from the national capital is 330.92 kilometers (205.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bangued, Abra, 5.10 kilometers (3.17 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Tayum, Abra, 5.80 kilometers (3.60 miles) to the North (N3°E)
  • Pidigan, Abra, 6.71 kilometers (4.17 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Bucay, Abra, 7.40 kilometers (4.60 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S68°E)
  • Langiden, Abra, 9.49 kilometers (5.90 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 10.11 kilometers (6.28 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 330.92 kilometers (205.62 miles) to the South (S6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,640, ranked 1,587 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.78 square kilometers, ranked 1,491 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 173 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,076 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.28%, ranked 1,350 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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