Caba, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count17
Postal code2502
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesLingayen Gulf [South China Sea]
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)46.31 km2 (17.88 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,039
Density (2015)476 / km2 (1,233 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 26' North, 120° 21' East (16.4311, 120.3439)
Estimated elevation above sea level13.5 meters (44.4 feet)

Caba is a coastal municipality in the province of La Union.

The municipality has a land area of 46.31 square kilometers or 17.88 square miles which constitutes 3.09% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,039. This represented 2.80% of the total population of La Union province, or 0.44% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 476 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,233 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caba has 17 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)
Bautista4.96%1,0931,0712.05%0.39%
Gana10.91%2,4052,3273.35%0.63%
Juan Cartas3.58%7887416.34%1.18%
Las‑ud6.10%1,3441,2319.18%1.69%
Liquicia5.57%1,2271,1556.23%1.16%
Poblacion Norte6.33%1,3951,2918.06%1.49%
Poblacion Sur4.01%883957-7.73%-1.52%
San Carlos6.68%1,4721,3618.16%1.50%
San Cornelio6.37%1,4041,3732.26%0.43%
San Fermin4.49%9901,111-10.89%-2.17%
San Gregorio5.01%1,10499610.84%1.98%
San Jose11.13%2,4542,2956.93%1.28%
Santiago Norte4.97%1,0951,128-2.93%-0.56%
Santiago Sur8.93%1,9691,9103.09%0.58%
Sobredillo6.01%1,3251,2793.60%0.68%
Urayong3.10%6846583.95%0.74%
Wenceslao1.85%40736013.06%2.36%
Caba Total22,03921,2443.74%0.70%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Caba for the fiscal year of 2016 was 107,404,007.66.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200936,501,303.21
201091,826,393.38151.57%
201158,645,705.40-36.13%
201253,413,290.80-8.92%
201355,431,980.173.78%
201450,903,507.83-8.17%
201579,474,171.2256.13%
2016107,404,007.6635.14%

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 Caba is 10 to 14, with 2,098 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 318 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1405
1 to 41,640
5 to 92,077
10 to 142,098
15 to 192,064
20 to 241,869
25 to 291,575
30 to 341,645
35 to 391,485
40 to 441,329
45 to 491,288
50 to 541,122
55 to 591,076
60 to 64770
65 to 69598
70 to 74341
75 to 79318
80 and over339
Total22,039

Historical population

The population of Caba grew from 9,517 in 1960 to 22,039 in 2015, an increase of 12,522 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.70%, or an increase of 795 people, from the previous population of 21,244 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,517
11,7192.06%
13,0292.15%
14,1141.61%
16,6201.65%
18,2341.75%
19,5651.52%
20,9270.93%
21,2440.55%
22,0390.70%

Location

The municipal center of Caba is situated at approximately 16° 26' North, 120° 21' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.5 meters or 44.4 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 Caba are San Fernando, Baguio, Dagupan, Alaminos, San Carlos, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Aringay, Bauang, Tubao, Agoo, Naguilian, and Burgos. Its distance from the national capital is 214.78 kilometers (133.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 214.78 kilometers (133.46 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S19°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,039, ranked 1,177 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 17.88 square kilometers, ranked 1,393 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 476 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 389 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.70%, ranked 395 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.
(Back to top)