Paagan, Municipality of Santol, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
MunicipalitySantol
Postal code2516
Population (2020)1,657
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.8093, 120.4554 (16° 49' North, 120° 27' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level36.6 meters (120.1 feet)

Paagan is a barangay in the municipality of Santol, in the province of La Union. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,657. This represented 11.70% of the total population of Santol.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Paagan in the 2015 Census was 1,431 broken down into 324 households or an average of 4.42 members per household.

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Number of households in Paagan (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
1,1702195.34
1,2552375.30
1,4302555.61
1,3512934.61
1,3643503.90
1,4313244.42

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Paagan is 10 to 14, with 154 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 21 individuals.

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Population of Paagan by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1261.82%
1 to 41127.83%
5 to 915310.69%
10 to 1415410.76%
15 to 191258.74%
20 to 241127.83%
25 to 291147.97%
30 to 34996.92%
35 to 39976.78%
40 to 44674.68%
45 to 49916.36%
50 to 54755.24%
55 to 59584.05%
60 to 64392.73%
65 to 69382.66%
70 to 74281.96%
75 to 79221.54%
80 and over211.47%
Total1,431100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 50.74
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 12.43
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 63.17
  • Median Age: 26.47

Historical population

The population of Paagan grew from 1,170 in 1990 to 1,657 in 2020, an increase of 487 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 3.13%, or an increase of 226 people, from the previous population of 1,431 in 2015.

Population of Paagan (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,170
1,2551.32%
1,4302.84%
1,351-0.78%
1,3640.35%
1,4310.92%
1,6573.13%

Location

Paagan is situated at approximately 16.8093, 120.4554, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 36.6 meters or 120.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Paagan 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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