Pidigan, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count15
Postal code2806
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)49.15 km2 (18.98 sq mi)
Population (2015)12,185
Density (2015)248 / km2 (642 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 34' North, 120° 35' East (17.5703, 120.5893)
Estimated elevation above sea level59.8 meters (196.0 feet)

Pidigan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 49.15 square kilometers or 18.98 square miles which constitutes 1.18% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,185. This represented 5.05% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.71% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 248 inhabitants per square kilometer or 642 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pidigan has 15 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)
Alinaya7.55%920996-7.63%-1.50%
Arab3.86%4704582.62%0.49%
Garreta5.33%64958211.51%2.10%
Immuli5.04%61455710.23%1.87%
Laskig4.66%56848417.36%3.09%
Monggoc9.70%1,1821,1017.36%1.36%
Naguirayan5.35%652698-6.59%-1.29%
Pamutic5.23%63756612.54%2.28%
Pangtud11.26%1,3721,07028.22%4.85%
Poblacion East13.32%1,6231,6031.25%0.24%
Poblacion West10.33%1,2591,2282.52%0.48%
San Diego4.21%51344216.06%2.88%
Sulbec5.60%6826751.04%0.20%
Suyo5.45%6646256.24%1.16%
Yuyeng3.12%380443-14.22%-2.88%
Pidigan Total12,18511,5285.70%1.06%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Pidigan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 56,412,850.64.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200930,551,771.19
201045,471,166.4048.83%
201162,288,833.6836.99%
201244,872,496.08-27.96%
201344,923,024.930.11%
201438,276,550.86-14.80%
201574,439,575.4594.48%
201656,412,850.64-24.22%

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 Pidigan is 10 to 14, with 1,348 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 170 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1197
1 to 4944
5 to 91,217
10 to 141,348
15 to 191,058
20 to 241,112
25 to 29932
30 to 34941
35 to 39762
40 to 44706
45 to 49671
50 to 54570
55 to 59507
60 to 64365
65 to 69283
70 to 74170
75 to 79182
80 and over220
Total12,185

Historical population

The population of Pidigan grew from 5,414 in 1960 to 12,185 in 2015, an increase of 6,771 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 657 people, from the previous population of 11,528 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,414
6,6051.96%
6,8970.87%
7,1620.76%
8,8072.09%
9,0980.61%
10,1832.45%
11,2801.42%
11,5280.79%
12,1851.06%

Location

The municipal center of Pidigan is situated at approximately 17° 34' North, 120° 35' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 59.8 meters or 196.0 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 Pidigan are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Langiden, Bangued, Peñarrubia, San Quintin, Tayum, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 332.37 kilometers (206.53 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Langiden, Abra, 2.80 kilometers (1.74 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N75°W)
  • Bangued, Abra, 4.20 kilometers (2.61 miles) to the Northeast (N46°E)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 6.71 kilometers (4.17 miles) to the East (S84°E)
  • San Quintin, Abra, 7.94 kilometers (4.93 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • Tayum, Abra, 8.67 kilometers (5.39 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)
  • San Isidro, Abra, 11.66 kilometers (7.25 miles) to the South (S6°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 332.37 kilometers (206.53 miles) to the South (S7°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,185, ranked 1,490 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 18.98 square kilometers, ranked 1,395 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 248 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 821 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.06%, ranked 398 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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