Itogon
Province of Benguet

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count9
Postal code2604
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)449.73 km2
(173.64 sq. mi)
Population (2015)59,820
Density (2015)133 per km2
(345 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 22' North, 120° 41' East
(16.3595 ° N, 120.6773 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
716.8 meters
(2,351.1 feet)
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Itogon is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 449.73 square kilometers or 173.64 square miles which constitutes 16.24% of Benguet's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 59,820 representing 13.47% of the total population of Benguet province, or 3.47% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 133 inhabitants per square kilometer or 345 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Itogon has 9 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Ampucao18.59%11,11810,4506.39%1.19%
Dalupirip5.11%3,0582,57818.62%3.30%
Gumatdang3.62%2,1631,89514.14%2.55%
Loacan12.94%7,7407,7140.34%0.06%
Poblacion6.12%3,6633,26712.12%2.20%
Tinongdan6.01%3,5964,216-14.71%-2.98%
Tuding13.51%8,0827,7034.92%0.92%
Ucab15.73%9,4107,87019.57%3.46%
Virac18.37%10,99010,2677.04%1.30%
Itogon Total59,82055,9606.90%1.28%
Historical population

The population of Itogon grew from 32,742 in 1960 to 59,820 in 2015, an increase of 27,078 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.28%, or an increase of 3,860 people, from the previous population of 55,960 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1532,742
1970 May 639,8341.94%
1975 May 141,0810.62%
1980 May 147,6052.99%
1990 May 161,7732.64%
1995 Sep 147,781-4.70%
2000 May 146,705-0.49%
2007 Aug 148,7780.60%
2010 May 155,9605.13%
2015 Aug 159,8201.28%
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The town center of Itogon is situated at approximately 16° 22' North, 120° 41' East, which has an elevation estimated at 716.8 meters or 2,351.1 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 Itogon are Baguio, Urdaneta, San Fernando, Dagupan, San Carlos, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Tuba, Tublay, La Trinidad, Bokod, Kayapa, and Pugo. Its distance from the national capital is 198.41 kilometers (123.29 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 198.41 kilometers (123.29 miles) to the South (S9°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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