Issue of January 6, 2019
     
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Occupied housing units in CAR increases by 12.5 %
by PIO release

Occupied housing units in the Cordillera increased by 12.5 percent from 347,362 units in 2010 to 390,923 units in 2015.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, Benguet has the most occupied housing units with 106,117 units or 27.2 percent followed by Baguio City with 87,731 units or 22.4 percent and Abra with 51,593 units or 13.2 percent.

Apayao has the least occupied housing units with 25,418 units or 6.5 percent followed by Mountain Province with 31,857 units or 8.9 percent, and Kalinga with 41,990 units or 10.7 percent.

Of 395,748 households recorded in the region in 2015, the household to occupied housing unit ratio was at one percent which means that there are 101 households in every 100 occupied housing units.

Abra and Baguio City has the highest household to housing ratio with 103 households per 100 occupied housing units, and the lowest ratio was recorded in Ifugao and Kalinga with 100 households per 100 occupied housing units.

The PSA reported that the number of persons per occupied housing unit is four persons per occupied housing unit. Kalinga had the most persons per occupied housing unit with five persons, and the least was in Baguio City at about four persons per occupied housing unit.

The PSA said majority of occupied housing units in the region are single house type, making up three-fourths or 75.8 percent of the total occupied housing units; 16.0 percent were multi-unit residential; 7.7 percent were duplex houses; and 0.4 percent were other housing units.

Other housing units include those in commercial, agricultural building, institutional living quarters and others.

Moreover, the PSA said there were three single occupied housing in every four occupied housing units.

The most common materials used for the roof and walls of housing units in the region are concrete, bricks, stones, and wood or a combination of the same materials for the outer portion of the house, and bamboo, sawali, cogon for some.


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