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%)
Weland
54,701 (36.64%)
Agricultural
15,555 (10.42)
Built-up
22,834 (15.29%)
Grassland/Shrubland


DEMOGRAPHICS

827,300
Population
1.12%
Growth Rate
205,487
Household
538 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 2,350,779,263.93 Revenue

PHP 2,274,940,824.95 Expenditures

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

 

DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

151 Average of voters precinct
454,778 Total number of Voters

 

1,703 PGLU employees
79.98% PGLU Occupation Rate

AGRICULTURE

139.27%
Rice
216.65%
Fruit Vegetables
106.98%
Fish
102.33%
Fruits
126.93%
Beef
109.94%
Legumes
184.02%
Pork
388.17%
Root Crops
170.02%
Carabeef
39,408 HA
Rice Area
116.53%
Chevon
122,581 MT
Rice Production
266.78%
Poultry
88,017 MT
Rice Consumption
191.05%
Green Corn
49,935
Rice Farmers
357.77%
Leafy Vegetables
8,092
Fruit Trees Farmers

TOURISM

TOURIST ARRIVALS

605,542
Domestic – 586,854
Foreign – 18,688

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
35.32%
Average Occupancy Rate
1.41%
Average Length of Stay

EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

                            95.89% Literacy Rate

                          NUMBER OF SCHOOLS
ELEMENTARY          SECONDARY         
TERTIARY
Public – 331               Public – 103             Public – 4
Private – 91               Private – 57              Private – 19

 

HEALTH
HOSPITALS
Private 12
Government 7
91.2/100,000 LIVE BIRTHS
Maternal Mortality Ratio
13.58%               4.76%
Crude Birth Rate    Crude Death Rate
10.32%
Infant Mortality Rate

SOCIAL WELFARE, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING

601
Day Care Center
588
Day Care Workers
18,152
Day Care Children
82,584
Senior Citizens
INFRASTRUCTURE AND UTILITIES
1,785.51 KM
Road Network
9,312.52 LM
Length of Bridges
1 DOMESTIC
Airport
1 INT’L
Seaport
100 BARANGAYS ENERGIZED
Power
DEVELOPMENT SECURITY

1:796 Policemen
Population Ratio

VOLUME TO CRIME RATIO

Person – 342
Property – 142

422
Index Crime

6,474 Non-Index Crime

69.07 Average Monthly Crime