Lagawe, Province of Ifugao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceIfugao
Barangay count20
Postal code3600
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)208.91 km2 (80.66 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,333
Density (2015)93 / km2 (240 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 48' North, 121° 7' East (16.8002, 121.1218)
Estimated elevation above sea level490.2 meters (1,607.9 feet)

Lagawe, formerly known as Burnay, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Ifugao. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 208.91 square kilometers or 80.66 square miles which constitutes 7.95% of Ifugao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,333. This represented 9.53% of the total population of Ifugao province, or 1.12% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 93 inhabitants per square kilometer or 240 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lagawe has 20 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)
Abinuan2.77%5365183.47%0.65%
Banga1.16%22511399.12%14.01%
Boliwong9.42%1,8221,52219.71%3.48%
Burnay5.28%1,0201,0160.39%0.07%
Buyabuyan2.63%50943018.37%3.26%
Caba5.38%1,04087119.40%3.43%
Cudog8.39%1,6221,5147.13%1.32%
Dulao3.13%606671-9.69%-1.92%
Jucbong2.18%421455-7.47%-1.47%
Luta1.38%26723314.59%2.63%
Montabiong2.57%4974940.61%0.12%
Olilicon2.50%4834653.87%0.73%
Poblacion East12.31%2,3792,2943.71%0.70%
Poblacion North10.71%2,0702,106-1.71%-0.33%
Poblacion South5.90%1,1401,0399.72%1.78%
Poblacion West11.87%2,2942,2123.71%0.70%
Ponghal1.85%3583347.19%1.33%
Pullaan1.67%323325-0.62%-0.12%
Tungngod5.76%1,11488126.45%4.57%
Tupaya3.14%6075843.94%0.74%
Lagawe Total19,33318,0776.95%1.29%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Lagawe for the fiscal year of 2016 was 85,847,702.37.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200949,908,637.10
201052,010,033.544.21%
201159,033,089.6913.50%
201258,875,268.44-0.27%
201365,927,269.3611.98%
201472,787,822.1510.41%
201581,450,723.8811.90%
201685,847,702.375.40%

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 Lagawe is 5 to 9, with 2,079 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 180 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1395
1 to 41,612
5 to 92,079
10 to 142,040
15 to 192,074
20 to 241,987
25 to 291,656
30 to 341,322
35 to 391,228
40 to 44947
45 to 49926
50 to 54841
55 to 59656
60 to 64527
65 to 69338
70 to 74256
75 to 79180
80 and over269
Total19,333

Historical population

The population of Lagawe grew from 13,694 in 1960 to 19,333 in 2015, an increase of 5,639 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 1,256 people, from the previous population of 18,077 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,694
14,0850.28%
13,948-0.20%
15,0751.57%
12,437-1.91%
14,8983.44%
15,2690.53%
17,4771.88%
18,0771.24%
19,3331.29%

Location

The municipal center of Lagawe is situated at approximately 16° 48' North, 121° 7' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 490.2 meters or 1,607.9 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 Lagawe are Santiago, Baguio, Cauayan, Tabuk, Candon, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Kiangan, Hingyon, Asipulo, Hungduan, Banaue, and Lamut. Its distance from the national capital is 244.98 kilometers (152.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Kiangan, Ifugao, 4.51 kilometers (2.80 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S57°W)
  • Hingyon, Ifugao, 6.10 kilometers (3.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°W)
  • Asipulo, Ifugao, 10.44 kilometers (6.49 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Hungduan, Ifugao, 13.24 kilometers (8.22 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N73°W)
  • Banaue, Ifugao, 13.83 kilometers (8.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • Lamut, Ifugao, 19.68 kilometers (12.23 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)

Nearest cities

  • Santiago, Isabela, 46.78 kilometers (29.07 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • Baguio, 70.89 kilometers (44.05 miles) to the Southwest (S53°W)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 70.29 kilometers (43.68 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 76.05 kilometers (47.26 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N27°E)
  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 83.75 kilometers (52.04 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N59°W)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 88.38 kilometers (54.92 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)

Distance from Manila: 244.98 kilometers (152.22 miles) to the South (S4°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,333, ranked 1,263 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 80.66 square kilometers, ranked 516 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 93 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,339 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 1,324 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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