Puguis, Municipality of La Trinidad, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityLa Trinidad
Postal code2601
Population (2020)10,588
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.4490, 120.5762 (16° 27' North, 120° 35' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,321.6 meters (4,335.9 feet)

Puguis is a barangay in the municipality of La Trinidad, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 10,588. This represented 7.71% of the total population of La Trinidad.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Puguis in the 2015 Census was 8,975 broken down into 2,328 households or an average of 3.86 members per household.

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Number of households in Puguis (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
3,4116874.97
4,1278065.12
4,2458724.87
6,4761,6433.94
7,0721,9073.71
8,9752,3283.86

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Puguis is 15 to 19, with 1,107 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 48 individuals.

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Population of Puguis by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 11711.89%
1 to 46787.50%
5 to 98529.43%
10 to 148919.86%
15 to 191,10712.25%
20 to 241,03211.42%
25 to 298259.13%
30 to 347338.11%
35 to 396316.98%
40 to 445045.58%
45 to 494595.08%
50 to 543804.20%
55 to 592833.13%
60 to 641922.12%
65 to 691291.43%
70 to 74690.76%
75 to 79480.53%
80 and over540.60%
Total9,038100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 42.17
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 4.88
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 47.05
  • Median Age: 23.97

Historical population

The population of Puguis grew from 3,427 in 1990 to 10,588 in 2020, an increase of 7,161 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 3.39%, or an increase of 1,550 people, from the previous population of 9,038 in 2015.

Population of Puguis (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,427
4,2284.01%
4,2690.21%
6,5516.08%
7,1633.30%
9,0384.53%
10,5883.39%

Location

Puguis is situated at approximately 16.4490, 120.5762, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,321.6 meters or 4,335.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Puguis shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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