Flora, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
Barangay count16
Postal code3810
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)324.40 km2 (125.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,391
Density (2015)54 / km2 (139 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 13' North, 121° 25' East (18.2149, 121.4189)
Estimated elevation above sea level70.1 meters (230.0 feet)

Flora is a municipality in the landlocked province of Apayao.

The municipality has a land area of 324.40 square kilometers or 125.25 square miles which constitutes 7.35% of Apayao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,391. This represented 14.59% of the total population of Apayao province, or 1.01% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 54 inhabitants per square kilometer or 139 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Flora has 16 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)
Allig9.40%1,6351,5078.49%1.56%
Anninipan6.02%1,04793012.58%2.28%
Atok3.69%6425849.93%1.82%
Bagutong7.85%1,3651,384-1.37%-0.26%
Balasi1.40%2432382.10%0.40%
Balluyan8.22%1,4291,501-4.80%-0.93%
Malayugan7.44%1,2941,2900.31%0.06%
Mallig3.24%5645384.83%0.90%
Malubibit Norte5.80%1,0081,0050.30%0.06%
Malubibit Sur3.38%58845928.10%4.83%
Poblacion East15.62%2,7172,5984.58%0.86%
Poblacion West11.44%1,9902,120-6.13%-1.20%
San Jose4.11%7146903.48%0.65%
Santa Maria5.74%99881722.15%3.88%
Tamalunog5.30%92183710.04%1.84%
Upper Atok1.36%236245-3.67%-0.71%
Flora Total17,39116,7433.87%0.73%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Flora for the fiscal year of 2016 was 95,064,080.94.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200952,193,928.74
201055,753,887.616.82%
201160,890,104.459.21%
201259,259,748.10-2.68%
201367,147,229.6013.31%
201475,750,161.0912.81%
201587,274,182.8215.21%
201695,064,080.948.93%

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 Flora is 5 to 9, with 1,967 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 157 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1352
1 to 41,517
5 to 91,967
10 to 141,838
15 to 191,554
20 to 241,465
25 to 291,289
30 to 341,262
35 to 391,236
40 to 441,055
45 to 49899
50 to 54834
55 to 59675
60 to 64531
65 to 69387
70 to 74203
75 to 79157
80 and over170
Total17,391

Historical population

The population of Flora grew from 6,510 in 1970 to 17,391 in 2015, an increase of 10,881 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.73%, or an increase of 648 people, from the previous population of 16,743 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,510
9,3807.60%
12,2955.56%
10,810-1.28%
12,3102.46%
14,8604.12%
16,0161.04%
16,7431.63%
17,3910.73%

Location

The municipal center of Flora is situated at approximately 18° 13' North, 121° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 70.1 meters or 230.0 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 Flora are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Laoag, Batac, Ilagan, and Vigan. The nearest municipalities are Pudtol, Santa Marcela, Luna, Allacapan, Ballesteros, and Abulug. Its distance from the national capital is 403.81 kilometers (250.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 403.81 kilometers (250.91 miles) to the South (S7°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,391, ranked 1,334 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 125.25 square kilometers, ranked 285 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 54 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,498 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.73%, ranked 471 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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