La Paz, Abra

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La Paz
Municipality
Official seal of La Paz
Seal
Map of Abra showing the location of La Paz
Map of Abra with La Paz highlighted
La Paz is located in Philippines
La Paz
La Paz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°41′N 120°41′E / 17.68°N 120.69°E / 17.68; 120.69Coordinates: 17°41′N 120°41′E / 17.68°N 120.69°E / 17.68; 120.69
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District of Abra
Barangays 12 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Joseph Sto. Niño B. Bernos
 • Electorate 9,018 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 51.41 km2 (19.85 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,437
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2826
PSGC 140108000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 5th municipal income class

La Paz, officially the Municipality of La Paz (Ilocano: Ili ti La Paz, Filipino: Bayan ng La Paz), is a municipality in the province of Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 15,437 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,018 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

La Paz is located at 17°41′N 120°41′E / 17.68°N 120.69°E / 17.68; 120.69.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 51.41 square kilometres (19.85 sq mi)[2] constituting 1.23% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Barangays[edit]

La Paz is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
140108002 Benben (Bonbon) 3.6% 554 551 0.10%
140108003 Bulbulala 8.3% 1,288 1,183 1.63%
140108004 Buli 9.9% 1,531 1,453 1.00%
140108005 Canan (Gapan) 9.0% 1,384 1,155 3.50%
140108006 Liguis 6.3% 973 911 1.26%
140108007 Malabbaga 8.7% 1,338 1,243 1.41%
140108008 Mudeng 7.5% 1,165 1,153 0.20%
140108009 Pidipid 5.4% 831 950 −2.52%
140108010 Poblacion 22.9% 3,538 3,687 −0.78%
140108011 San Gregorio 8.9% 1,374 1,178 2.97%
140108012 Toon 6.2% 960 928 0.65%
140108013 Udangan 3.2% 501 490 0.42%
Total 15,437 14,882 0.70%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of La Paz
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,362 —    
1918 4,743 +2.32%
1939 5,045 +0.29%
1948 5,444 +0.85%
1960 6,808 +1.88%
1970 8,527 +2.27%
1975 8,529 +0.00%
1980 9,205 +1.54%
1990 11,240 +2.02%
1995 11,756 +0.84%
2000 12,922 +2.05%
2007 14,658 +1.75%
2010 14,882 +0.55%
2015 15,437 +0.70%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, La Paz had a population of 15,437.[3] The population density was 300 inhabitants per square kilometre (780/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,018 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: La Paz, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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