Laoac, Pangasinan

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Laoac
Municipality of Laoac
Town Hall of Laoac
Town Hall of Laoac
Official seal of Laoac
Seal
Map of Pangasinan with Laoac highlighted
Map of Pangasinan with Laoac highlighted
Laoac is located in Philippines
Laoac
Laoac
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°02′00″N 120°33′00″E / 16.03333°N 120.55°E / 16.03333; 120.55Coordinates: 16°02′00″N 120°33′00″E / 16.03333°N 120.55°E / 16.03333; 120.55
Country Philippines
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
District5th district of Pangasinan
Founded1980
Barangays22 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorSilverio D. Alarcio Jr.
 • Vice MayorRolando Ramos
 • Electorate18,452 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total40.50 km2 (15.64 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total31,497
 • Density780/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2437
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)75
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)74,509,482.40 (2016) [4]
Poverty incidence14.16 (2012)[5]
Native languagesPangasinan
Ilocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.laoac.gov.ph

Laoac, officially the Municipality of Laoac, (Pangasinan: Baley na Laoac; Ilokano: Ili ti Laoac; Tagalog: Bayan ng Laoac), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 31,497 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Laoac is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.

  • Anis
  • Balligi
  • Banuar
  • Botigue
  • Caaringayan
  • Domingo Alarcio (Cabilaoan East)
  • Cabilaoan
  • Cabulalaan
  • Calaoagan
  • Calmay
  • Casampagaan
  • Casanestebanan
  • Casantiagoan
  • Inmanduyan
  • Poblacion (Laoac)
  • Lebueg
  • Maraboc
  • Nanbagatan
  • Panaga
  • Talogtog
  • Turko
  • Yatyat

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Laoac
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 19,252—    
1990 22,864+1.73%
1995 24,662+1.43%
2000 26,723+1.74%
2007 28,266+0.78%
2010 29,456+1.51%
2015 31,497+1.28%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Laoac, Pangasinan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
33
(91)
33
(91)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
29
(84)
31
(88)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 127.5
(5.02)
115.8
(4.56)
129.7
(5.11)
141.1
(5.56)
248.2
(9.77)
165
(6.5)
185.3
(7.30)
161.9
(6.37)
221.4
(8.72)
299.5
(11.79)
199
(7.8)
188.7
(7.43)
2,183.1
(85.93)
Average rainy days 17 17 17 15 20 19 19 29 21 20 17 19 230
Source: World Weather Online[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Pangasinan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Pangasinan : Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index". Makati City, Philippines: National Competitiveness Council (Philippines). Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "PSA Releases the 2012 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Pangasinan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Laoac, Pangasinan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 12 October 2015.

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