Benguet Province


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Benguet Provincial Statwatch

Total Population (excluding Baguio City)
as of August 2015
446, 224
Baguio City 345, 366
Population Density(excluding Baguio City)
as of August 2015
161.1
Baguio City 6005.3
Population Growth Rate
2010 - 2015
1.91 %
Consumer Price Index(2012-100)
February 2020
120.80
Inflation Rate(2012-100)
February 2020
3.0
PPP(2012-100)
February 2020
0.83
Poverty Incidence Among Families
2015
2.5 %
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Province of Benguet

Located at the southern end of the Cordillera Region is the province of Benguet. Bounded on the south by Pangasinan and on the west by La Union and Ilocos Sur, Benguet serves as the gateway to the highland provinces of the Cordillera Region.

At 5,000 feet above sea level, the province lies on top of the Cordillera Mountains. Rugged and sloping terrain and deep valleys characterize the province. Amidst these mountain peaks is a wide plateau wherein the capital town, La Trinidad, is located. A total of 13 municipalities and 140 barangays make up the province.

As of 2010, Benguet has a total land area of 2,833.0 square kilometers with most of it falling within the Cordillera Forest Reserve. Forest land totals 214,523 hectares with forest land comprising 0f 105,626 hectares as of May 2007.

In the sparsely populated Cordillera Region, as of May 2010 Benguet stands out as having the biggest population among the provinces and city with 403,494. However, it is next to Baguio City for its population density of 142.4 persons per square kilometer. Migrants have joined the local tribes such as the Kankana-ey, Ibaloy and Kalanguya to settle in this rich highland province. Although the three tribes speak different dialects, they share similar cultures and have common beliefs and rituals.


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15 October 2019

Senior citizens defined as individuals belonging to the age group 60 years and over. In 2015, the household population of the municipality of Tublay reached 17.8 thousand. Senior citizens made up the 8.6 percent (1,536) as shown in Table 1. It is 14.5 percent (194) higher compared to the 2010 population of elders. Read more about Senior Citizens of Tublay

15 October 2019

Senior citizens made up 6.3 percent of the total household population. It is 31.0 percent (715) higher compared to the 2010 population of elders. Among the Barangays of Tuba, the highest number of elders was in Tadiangan with 17.1 percent, followed by Poblacion with 16.1 percent, and Camp 4 with 14.1 percent. The barangay of Twin Peaks had the least number of elders with 3.6 percent. Read more about Senior Citizens of Tuba

15 October 2019

Senior citizens made up 9.7 percent of the municipality’s household population. Senior citizens defined as individuals belonging to the age group 60 years and over. Senior citizens made up the 8.3 percent (1,616) as shown in Table 1. It is 15.2 percent (213) higher compared to the 2010 population of elders. Read more about Senior Citizens of Sablan

15 October 2019

Senior citizens defined as individuals belonging to the age group 60 years and over. In 2015, the household population of the municipality of Mankayan reached 35.9 thousand. Senior citizens made up the 6.4 percent (2,299) as shown in Table 1. It is 29.0 percent (517) higher compared to the 2010 population of elders. Read more about Senior Citizens of Mankayan

15 October 2019

Senior citizens defined as individuals belonging to the age group 60 years and over. In 2015, the household population of the municipality of La Trinidad reached 128.3 thousand. Senior citizens made up the 5.3 percent (1,616) as shown in Table 1. It is 35.8 percent (1,798) higher compared to the 2010 population of elders. Read more about Senior Citizens of La Trinidad

15 October 2019

Senior citizens defined as individuals belonging to the age group 60 years and over. In 2015, seniors made up 7.3 percent of the Municipality of Kibungan’s household population. Among the barangays, the highest number of elders was in Madaymen with 21.6 percent, followed by Poblacion with 21.4 percent, and Sagpat with 20.0 percent. Meanwhile, Badeo had the least of elders with 5.5 percent. Read more about Senior Citizens of Kibungan