Apayao

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Apayao
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Cities0
Municipalities7
Barangays133
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)4,413.35 km2 (1,704.00 sq mi)
Population (2015)119,184
Density (2015)27 / km2 (70 / sq mi)

Apayao is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cordillera Administrative Region occupying the northern-central section of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Kabugao.

The province has a land area of 4,413.35 square kilometers or 1,704.00 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 119,184. This represented 6.92% of the total population of the Cordillera Administrative Region, 0.21% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.12% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 27 inhabitants per square kilometer or 70 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Apayao is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by Cagayan, Kalinga, and Abra, Ilocos Norte.

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Map of the Philippines with Apayao highlighted in redMap of Apayao showing its component municipalitiesCalanasanConnerFloraKabugaoLunaPudtolSanta Marcela

Local government units

Apayao has 7 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 133.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Calanasanmunicipality12,60411,5681.65%1,256.151018
Connermunicipality26,05124,8110.93%694.303821
Floramunicipality17,39116,7430.73%324.405416
Kabugaomunicipality, capital15,53716,170-0.76%935.121721
Lunamunicipality19,06318,0291.07%606.043122
Pudtolmunicipality14,92513,3052.21%401.023722
Santa Marcelamunicipality13,61312,0102.41%196.326913
Apayao Total119,184112,6361.08%4,413.3527133

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Apayao for the fiscal year of 2016 was 766,420,462.94.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009419,184,517.00
2010448,057,286.666.89%
2011487,464,677.338.80%
2012475,475,508.35-2.46%
2013522,630,672.349.92%
2014593,558,719.2613.57%
2015695,590,101.9417.19%
2016766,420,462.9410.18%

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 Apayao is 5 to 9, with 12,776 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1,184 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12,285
1 to 410,144
5 to 912,776
10 to 1412,455
15 to 1912,399
20 to 2411,354
25 to 299,449
30 to 348,435
35 to 397,682
40 to 446,943
45 to 496,135
50 to 545,474
55 to 594,340
60 to 643,157
65 to 692,204
70 to 741,543
75 to 791,184
80 and over1,225
Total119,184

Historical population

The population of Apayao grew from 29,601 in 1960 to 119,184 in 2015, an increase of 89,583 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.08%, or an increase of 6,548 people, from the previous population of 112,636 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,787
15,6142.36%
19,3572.23%
29,6013.81%
49,6525.19%
61,1154.26%
70,6812.95%
74,7200.56%
83,6602.14%
97,1293.25%
103,6330.90%
112,6363.08%
119,1841.08%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Apayao as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Secondary Roads

  • Abbut-Conner Road
  • Conner-Kabugao Road
  • Kabugao-Pudtol-Luna-Cagayan Boundary Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Apayao (Calanasan)-Ilocos Norte Road
  • Apayao-Ilocos Norte Road
  • Ayaga-Santa Marcela-Flora-Lasam Road
  • Claveria-Calanasan-Kabugao Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 119,184, ranked 78 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,704.00 square kilometers, ranked 28 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 27 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 81 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.08%, ranked 62 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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