Tayum, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count11
Postal code2803
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)61.14 km2 (23.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,467
Density (2015)237 / km2 (613 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 37' North, 120° 39' East (17.6165, 120.6553)
Estimated elevation above sea level64.0 meters (209.9 feet)

Tayum is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 61.14 square kilometers or 23.61 square miles which constitutes 1.47% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,467. This represented 6.00% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.84% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 237 inhabitants per square kilometer or 613 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tayum 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)
Bagalay6.82%9879375.34%0.99%
Basbasa6.17%8928495.06%0.95%
Budac8.76%1,2681,286-1.40%-0.27%
Bumagcat5.28%764794-3.78%-0.73%
Cabaroan8.73%1,2631,2510.96%0.18%
Deet6.42%9299121.86%0.35%
Gaddani10.06%1,4551,3259.81%1.80%
Patucannay10.51%1,5211,31715.49%2.78%
Pias8.33%1,2051,1653.43%0.64%
Poblacion18.47%2,6722,6451.02%0.19%
Velasco10.44%1,5111,4593.56%0.67%
Tayum Total14,46713,9403.78%0.71%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Tayum for the fiscal year of 2016 was 91,424,902.02.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200930,538,327.93
201038,843,849.1727.20%
201147,693,201.5122.78%
201243,214,336.90-9.39%
201346,076,960.116.62%
201441,528,684.13-9.87%
201574,094,060.8378.42%
201691,424,902.0223.39%

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 Tayum is 10 to 14, with 1,563 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 209 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1256
1 to 41,131
5 to 91,518
10 to 141,563
15 to 191,296
20 to 241,221
25 to 291,105
30 to 341,109
35 to 39960
40 to 44789
45 to 49740
50 to 54617
55 to 59590
60 to 64471
65 to 69368
70 to 74244
75 to 79209
80 and over280
Total14,467

Historical population

The population of Tayum grew from 7,025 in 1960 to 14,467 in 2015, an increase of 7,442 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 527 people, from the previous population of 13,940 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,025
8,2111.54%
9,1262.14%
9,6211.06%
11,0451.39%
12,3462.11%
12,5390.33%
13,3600.88%
13,9401.56%
14,4670.71%

Location

The municipal center of Tayum is situated at approximately 17° 37' North, 120° 39' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 64.0 meters or 209.9 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 Tayum are Vigan, Batac, Candon, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Bangued, Peñarrubia, Dolores, La Paz, Danglas, and Lagangilang. Its distance from the national capital is 336.64 kilometers (209.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Bangued, Abra, 4.54 kilometers (2.82 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S61°W)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 5.80 kilometers (3.60 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Dolores, Abra, 6.86 kilometers (4.26 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)
  • La Paz, Abra, 7.34 kilometers (4.56 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N26°E)
  • Danglas, Abra, 7.50 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the North (N4°E)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 8.42 kilometers (5.23 miles) to the East (S85°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 336.64 kilometers (209.18 miles) to the South (S6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,467, ranked 1,436 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 23.61 square kilometers, ranked 1,307 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 237 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 862 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.71%, ranked 1,558 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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