San Juan, Abra

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San Juan
Municipality
Map of Abra showing the location of San Juan
Map of Abra with San Juan highlighted
San Juan is located in Philippines
San Juan
San Juan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°41′N 120°44′E / 17.68°N 120.73°E / 17.68; 120.73Coordinates: 17°41′N 120°44′E / 17.68°N 120.73°E / 17.68; 120.73
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District of Abra
Barangays 19 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Marco Magala Bautista
 • Electorate 6,657 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 64.08 km2 (24.74 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 9,867
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2823
PSGC 140122000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 5th municipal income class

San Juan, officially the Municipality of San Juan (Ilocano: Ili ti San Juan, Filipino: Bayan ng San Juan), is a municipality in the province of Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 9,867 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 6,657 registered voters.[4]

A major tourist attraction is Abualan Cave, but it is not yet developed. The climate is characterized by 2 distinct seasons. The dry season, which occurs from November to April, is marked by daily blue skies and clear starry nights and the wet season for the rest of the year with high rainfall intensities accompanied by storms and typhoons.

Geography[edit]

San Juan is located at 17°41′N 120°44′E / 17.68°N 120.73°E / 17.68; 120.73.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 64.08 square kilometres (24.74 sq mi)[2] constituting 1.54% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Barangays[edit]

San Juan is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
140122001 Abualan 7.1% 698 885 −4.42%
140122002 Ba-ug 11.2% 1,107 1,104 +0.05%
140122003 Badas 3.7% 363 463 −4.53%
140122004 Cabcaborao 10.3% 1,021 1,032 −0.20%
140122005 Colabaoan 3.1% 308 295 +0.82%
140122006 Culiong 4.6% 455 483 −1.13%
140122007 Daoidao 1.6% 160 152 +0.98%
140122008 Guimba 3.8% 371 369 +0.10%
140122009 Lam-ag 5.7% 558 546 +0.41%
140122010 Lumobang 3.7% 363 363 0.00%
140122011 Nangobongan 4.0% 393 393 0.00%
140122012 Pattaoig 1.2% 117 122 −0.79%
140122013 Poblacion North 8.4% 828 980 −3.16%
140122014 Poblacion South 4.0% 397 542 −5.76%
140122015 Quidaoen 6.9% 680 679 +0.03%
140122016 Sabangan 3.2% 311 244 +4.73%
140122017 Silet 4.6% 449 495 −1.84%
140122018 Supi-il 6.4% 628 680 −1.50%
140122019 Tagaytay 6.7% 660 719 −1.62%
Total 9,867 10,546 −1.26%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Juan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 8,445 —    
1995 8,461 +0.04%
2000 8,821 +0.90%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 9,714 +1.34%
2010 10,546 +3.04%
2015 9,867 −1.26%

In the 2015 census, San Juan had a population of 9,867.[3] The population density was 150 inhabitants per square kilometre (390/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 6,657 registered voters.[4]

Economy[edit]

San Juan is an agricultural town. Its major products are rice, corn and tobacco. The town has two major rivers: the Malanas River and Tineg River. These two rivers supply the townspeople with fish and they are also used to transport bamboo which is sold to resort owners in Vigan.

During the dry season, the townsfolk also plant string beans, eggplant, peanuts, bitter gourds, squashes, okra and tomatoes. Some also cultivate mangoes.

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: San Juan, 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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