San Juan, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
Barangay count41
Postal code2514
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)57.12 km2 (22.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,188
Density (2015)651 / km2 (1,687 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 40' North, 120° 20' East (16.6701, 120.3373)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.8 meters (32.3 feet)

San Juan is a coastal municipality in the province of La Union.

The municipality has a land area of 57.12 square kilometers or 22.05 square miles which constitutes 3.81% of La Union's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,188. This represented 4.73% of the total population of La Union province, or 0.74% of the overall population of the Ilocos Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 651 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,687 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Juan has 41 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)
Allangigan0.52%1941911.57%0.30%
Aludaid1.80%6706385.02%0.94%
Bacsayan2.37%88075416.71%2.99%
Balballosa1.34%5004755.26%0.98%
Bambanay1.45%5414998.42%1.55%
Bugbugcao1.82%6786435.44%1.01%
Caarusipan0.86%32027914.70%2.64%
Cabaroan3.82%1,4201,3128.23%1.52%
Cabugnayan2.32%8618353.11%0.59%
Cacapian3.16%1,1741,1056.24%1.16%
Caculangan1.11%414461-10.20%-2.03%
Calincamasan2.76%1,02693010.32%1.89%
Casilagan2.29%8518045.85%1.09%
Catdongan1.27%4734602.83%0.53%
Dangdangla2.44%9079020.55%0.11%
Dasay1.91%7096538.58%1.58%
Dinanum2.15%79870613.03%2.36%
Duplas1.75%65259110.32%1.89%
Guinguinabang1.54%5735288.52%1.57%
Ili Norte6.99%2,5982,4585.70%1.06%
Ili Sur6.78%2,5202,3566.96%1.29%
Legleg1.50%558565-1.24%-0.24%
Lubing2.43%9048782.96%0.56%
Nadsaag2.14%7977654.18%0.78%
Nagsabaran1.61%59850019.60%3.47%
Naguirangan1.87%6956890.87%0.17%
Naguituban3.29%1,2251,11210.16%1.86%
Nagyubuyuban1.15%4274240.71%0.13%
Oaquing0.86%3213142.23%0.42%
Pacpacac1.37%50943018.37%3.26%
Pagdildilan1.36%50745710.94%2.00%
Panicsican3.61%1,3441,2428.21%1.51%
Quidem0.58%2152054.88%0.91%
San Felipe3.66%1,3601,3510.67%0.13%
Santa Rosa1.24%462463-0.22%-0.04%
Santo Rosario2.03%7547480.80%0.15%
Saracat1.51%5605335.07%0.95%
Sinapangan1.49%5535049.72%1.78%
Taboc7.72%2,8712,8072.28%0.43%
Talogtog4.81%1,7901,6816.48%1.20%
Urbiztondo5.32%1,9791,8506.97%1.29%
San Juan Total37,18835,0985.95%1.11%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of San Juan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 208,566,062.28.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200959,561,786.08
2010101,685,586.1270.72%
201188,235,489.24-13.23%
201294,952,794.817.61%
201390,354,265.20-4.84%
201486,932,953.54-3.79%
2015138,634,528.3959.47%
2016208,566,062.2850.44%

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 San Juan is 15 to 19, with 3,396 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 523 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1587
1 to 42,682
5 to 93,357
10 to 143,388
15 to 193,396
20 to 243,191
25 to 292,936
30 to 342,777
35 to 392,677
40 to 442,313
45 to 492,194
50 to 541,877
55 to 591,622
60 to 641,254
65 to 691,087
70 to 74740
75 to 79523
80 and over587
Total37,188

Historical population

The population of San Juan grew from 14,516 in 1960 to 37,188 in 2015, an increase of 22,672 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.11%, or an increase of 2,090 people, from the previous population of 35,098 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,516
17,7001.96%
18,3390.71%
20,3622.11%
25,0462.09%
27,7951.97%
30,3931.93%
32,9521.12%
35,0982.32%
37,1881.11%

Location

The municipal center of San Juan is situated at approximately 16° 40' North, 120° 20' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.8 meters or 32.3 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 San Juan are San Fernando, Baguio, Candon, Alaminos, Dagupan, and Urdaneta. The nearest municipalities are Bacnotan, San Gabriel, Bagulin, Bauang, Naguilian, and Santol. Its distance from the national capital is 240.20 kilometers (149.25 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 240.20 kilometers (149.25 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S17°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,188, ranked 719 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.05 square kilometers, ranked 1,304 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 651 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 273 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.11%, ranked 137 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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