LA UNION IN NUMBERS

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
CAPITAL
City of San Fernando City273 KM
North of Manila
57 KM
from Baguio City
POLITICAL BOUNDARIES
Ilocos Sur on the North
Pangasinan on the South
Benguet on the East
West Philippine Sea on the West

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION


1 City
19 Municipalities
576 Barangays
2 Congressional Districts

 

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND LAND USE
149,309 HECTARS
Land Area
41,240 (27.62%)
Forest/Wooded
PREDOMINANTLY HILLY
Terrian
14,788 (3.30%)
Bareland
WET AND DRY SEASON
Climate
191 (0.13%)
Wetland
54,701 (36.64%)
Agricultural
15,555 (10.42)
Built-up
22,834 (15.29%)
Grassland/Shrubland


DEMOGRAPHICS

827,310
Population
1.12%
Growth Rate
205,497
Household
554 PERSONS/SQ. KM
Population Density
ILOCANO TAGALOG ENGLISH
Major Languages
14,788 (3.30%)
Religion

HUMAN RESOURCE

445,000 Labor Force

65.63% Labor Force Participation Rate

90.48% Employment Rate

TRADE AND INDUSTRY

BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS


1.51%
Agriculture

17.21%
Industry

81.28%
Service


MAJOR INDUSTRIES
Trading, Tabacco Re-drying, Basi Making, Bamboo Furniture, Antique Furniture Making, Cement, Feeds, GI Sheets, Fertilizer

TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS
Soft brooms, Baskets, Hand-woven Blankets, Clay Pottery, Rice Wine (Tapuey), Basi (Sugar Cane Wine), Vinegar, Wood Carving, Native Rice Cakes, Dried Fish


DEVELOPMENT FINANCE

FIRST CLASS PROVINCE Classification

PHP 2,436,752,179.23 Revenue

PHP 2,025,498,831.11 Expenditures

78 (Rural, Government, Universal, Thrifts, Savings and Mortgage)
Financial Institutions

 

DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION


148 (as of 2018) Average of voters/precinct
476,014 (as of 2018) Total number of Voters

 


1,792 (as of 2019) PGLU employees
79.11% (as of 2019) PGLU Occupation Rate

AGRICULTURE

124%
Rice
199%
Fruit Vegetables
106%
Fish
228%
Fruits
132%
Beef
104%
Legumes
196%
Pork
330%
Root Crops
191%
Carabeef
38,483 HAS
Rice Area
139%
Chevon
112,050 MT
Rice Production
294%
Poultry
90,032 MT
Rice Consumption
253%
Green Corn
51,723
Rice Farmers
335%
Leafy Vegetables
8,092
Fruit Trees Farmers

TOURISM

TOURIST ARRIVALS

660,096
Domestic – 642,595
Foreign – 17,501

ACCREDITED TOURISM ENTITIES


30
Accommodation Establishments
96 Tour Guides
15 Travel Agencies
5 Restaurants
7 Farm Sites

TOURIST ARRIVAL TREND

2011  –   78,756
2012  –  83,975
2013 – 166,920
2014 – 220,278
2015 – 397,979
2016 – 471,547
for San Juan (Surf Area)
50.51% of Total
2017 – 591,432
32.76%
Average Occupancy Rate
1.22%
Average Length of Stay

EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

                            99.15% Literacy Rate

                          NUMBER OF SCHOOLS
ELEMENTARY          SECONDARY         
TERTIARY
Public – 341               Public – 103             Public – 4
Private – 91               Private – 57              Private – 20

 

HEALTH
HOSPITALS
Private 17
Government 6
59.03/100,000 Population
Maternal Mortality Ratio
12.73%               4.49%
Crude Birth Rate    Crude Death Rate
6.81% LIVE BIRTH
Infant Mortality Rate

SOCIAL WELFARE, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING

629
Day Care Center
607
Day Care Workers
15,425
Day Care Children
89,058
Senior Citizens
INFRASTRUCTURE AND UTILITIES
2,566.1927 KM
Road Network
13,433.64 LM
Length of Bridges
1 DOMESTIC
Airport
1 INT’L
Seaport
100 BARANGAYS ENERGIZED
Power
DEVELOPMENT SECURITY

1:1,335 Policemen
Population Ratio

VOLUME TO CRIME RATIO

Person – 114
Property – 104

218
Index Crime

1,978 Non-Index Crime

22.10 Average Monthly Crime