Pilar, Abra

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Pilar
Municipality
Official seal of Pilar
Seal
Map of Abra showing the location of Pilar
Map of Abra with Pilar highlighted
Pilar is located in Philippines
Pilar
Pilar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°25′N 120°36′E / 17.42°N 120.6°E / 17.42; 120.6Coordinates: 17°25′N 120°36′E / 17.42°N 120.6°E / 17.42; 120.6
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District of Abra
Barangays 19 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Josefin Jaja Somera Disono
 • Electorate 6,843 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 66.10 km2 (25.52 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 10,223
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2812
PSGC 140119000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 5th municipal income class

Pilar, officially the Municipality of Pilar (Ilocano: Ili ti Pilar, Filipino: Bayan ng Pilar), is a municipality in the province of Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 10,223 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 6,843 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Pilar is located at 17°25′N 120°36′E / 17.42°N 120.6°E / 17.42; 120.6.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 66.10 square kilometres (25.52 sq mi)[2] constituting 1.59% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Barangays[edit]

Pilar is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
140119002 Bolbolo 8.2% 835 851 −0.36%
140119003 Brookside 3.6% 367 366 +0.05%
140119005 Dalit 7.8% 801 773 +0.68%
140119006 Dintan 4.1% 415 357 +2.91%
140119007 Gapang 7.4% 755 630 +3.51%
140119008 Kinabiti 8.1% 831 737 +2.31%
140119009 Maliplipit 3.0% 308 301 +0.44%
140119010 Nagcanasan 2.6% 267 259 +0.58%
140119011 Nanangduan 3.1% 320 329 −0.53%
140119012 Narnara 3.1% 321 284 +2.36%
140119004 Ocup 5.0% 510 483 +1.04%
140119014 Pang-ot 5.7% 581 592 −0.36%
140119015 Patad 2.8% 288 306 −1.15%
140119016 Poblacion 17.5% 1,784 1,703 +0.89%
140119017 San Juan East 3.0% 302 338 −2.12%
140119018 San Juan West 5.8% 591 602 −0.35%
140119019 South Balioag 4.2% 429 470 −1.72%
140119020 Tikitik 3.1% 313 272 +2.71%
140119021 Villavieja 2.0% 205 255 −4.07%
Total 10,223 9,908 +0.60%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pilar
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 8,451 —    
1995 9,183 +1.57%
2000 9,328 +0.34%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 9,792 +0.67%
2010 9,908 +0.43%
2015 10,223 +0.60%

In the 2015 census, Pilar had a population of 10,223.[3] The population density was 150 inhabitants per square kilometre (390/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 6,843 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 "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Pilar, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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