Itogon, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (345 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 22' North, 120° 41' East (16.3595, 120.6773)
Estimated elevation above sea level716.8 meters (2,351.1 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 59,820. This represented 13.47% of the total population of Benguet province, or 3.47% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 133 inhabitants per square kilometer or 345 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Itogon has 9 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,742
39,8341.94%
41,0810.62%
47,6052.99%
61,7732.64%
47,781-4.70%
46,705-0.49%
48,7780.60%
55,9605.13%
59,8201.28%

Location

The municipal center of Itogon is situated at approximately 16° 22' North, 120° 41' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 59,820, ranked 411 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 173.64 square kilometers, ranked 179 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 133 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,216 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 825 out of 1,634

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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