La Paz, Abra

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La Paz
Municipality of La Paz
Official seal of La Paz
Seal
Map of Abra with La Paz highlighted
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
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
DistrictLone District
Barangays12 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMenchie B. Bernos
 • Electorate9,018 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total51.41 km2 (19.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total15,437
 • Density300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2826
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)74
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)61.2 million  (2016)
Native languagesItneg language
Ilocano
Tagalog

La Paz, officially the Municipality of La Paz, (Ilokano: Ili ti La Paz; Tagalog: Bayan ng La Paz), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Abra, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,437 people.[3]

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.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
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
YearPop.±% 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][5][6][7]

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).


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. ^ "Municipal: La Paz, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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