Villaviciosa, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count8
Postal code2811
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)102.93 km2 (39.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)5,392
Density (2015)52 / km2 (136 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 26' North, 120° 38' East (17.4379, 120.6253)
Estimated elevation above sea level175.3 meters (574.9 feet)

Villaviciosa is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 102.93 square kilometers or 39.74 square miles which constitutes 2.47% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,392. This represented 2.24% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.31% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 52 inhabitants per square kilometer or 136 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Villaviciosa 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)
Ap‑apaya9.50%512531-3.58%-0.69%
Bol‑lilising5.58%3012942.38%0.45%
Cal‑lao17.23%929931-0.21%-0.04%
Lap‑lapog14.19%765766-0.13%-0.02%
Lumaba9.35%504552-8.70%-1.72%
Poblacion17.69%95483614.11%2.55%
Tamac11.03%595627-5.10%-0.99%
Tuquib15.43%832840-0.95%-0.18%
Villaviciosa Total5,3925,3770.28%0.05%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Villaviciosa for the fiscal year of 2016 was 186,592,038.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200928,875,772.01
201037,760,308.0230.77%
201136,143,252.62-4.28%
201250,083,289.8438.57%
201352,530,781.484.89%
201436,183,964.19-31.12%
2015101,496,047.05180.50%
2016186,592,038.9683.84%

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 Villaviciosa is 5 to 9, with 637 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 80 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 180
1 to 4397
5 to 9637
10 to 14552
15 to 19431
20 to 24393
25 to 29364
30 to 34359
35 to 39355
40 to 44277
45 to 49337
50 to 54315
55 to 59211
60 to 64186
65 to 69139
70 to 74104
75 to 79129
80 and over126
Total5,392

Historical population

The population of Villaviciosa grew from 3,194 in 1960 to 5,392 in 2015, an increase of 2,198 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.05%, or an increase of 15 people, from the previous population of 5,377 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,194
4,0062.24%
3,865-0.72%
3,9330.35%
4,6121.61%
4,6340.09%
4,8771.10%
5,1470.75%
5,3771.60%
5,3920.05%

Location

The municipal center of Villaviciosa is situated at approximately 17° 26' North, 120° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 175.3 meters or 574.9 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 Villaviciosa are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, Pilar, Manabo, Nagbukel, Peñarrubia, and Sallapadan. Its distance from the national capital is 317.36 kilometers (197.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 317.36 kilometers (197.20 miles) to the South (S7°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 5,392, ranked 1,602 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.74 square kilometers, ranked 1,026 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 52 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,512 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.05%, ranked 914 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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