Bokod
Province of Benguet

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count10
Postal code2605
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)274.96 km2
(106.16 sq. mi)
Population (2015)13,756
Density (2015)50 per km2
(130 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 30' North, 120° 50' East
(16.4917 ° N, 120.8296 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
935.1 meters
(3,067.2 feet)
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Bokod is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 274.96 square kilometers or 106.16 square miles which constitutes 9.93% of Benguet's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 13,756 representing 3.10% of the total population of Benguet province, or 0.80% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 50 inhabitants per square kilometer or 130 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Bokod has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Ambuclao23.02%3,1673,0135.11%0.95%
Bila10.21%1,40599141.78%6.87%
Bobok‑Bisal9.12%1,2541,08615.47%2.78%
Daclan13.26%1,8241,7484.35%0.81%
Ekip6.06%8348063.47%0.65%
Karao7.19%9899583.24%0.61%
Nawal4.22%581743-21.80%-4.57%
Pito7.94%1,09283830.31%5.17%
Poblacion14.80%2,0361,9643.67%0.69%
Tikey4.17%57450114.57%2.62%
Bokod Total13,75612,6488.76%1.61%
Historical population

The population of Bokod grew from 8,946 in 1960 to 13,756 in 2015, an increase of 4,810 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.61%, or an increase of 1,108 people, from the previous population of 12,648 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 158,946
1970 May 610,1611.25%
1975 May 110,4040.48%
1980 May 111,8992.72%
1990 May 111,474-0.36%
1995 Sep 110,526-1.60%
2000 May 111,7052.30%
2007 Aug 112,9131.36%
2010 May 112,648-0.75%
2015 Aug 113,7561.61%
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The town center of Bokod is situated at approximately 16° 30' North, 120° 50' East, which has an elevation estimated at 935.1 meters or 3,067.2 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Bokod are Baguio, San Fernando, Urdaneta, Dagupan, San Jose, and Santiago. The nearest municipalities are Kabayan, Kayapa, Atok, Tublay, Itogon, and Ambaguio. Its distance from the national capital is 210.98 kilometers (131.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 210.98 kilometers (131.10 miles) to the South (S4°E)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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