Loboc, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count28
Postal code6316
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)57.65 km2 (22.26 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,993
Density (2015)277 / km2 (718 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 38' North, 124° 2' East (9.6364, 124.0318)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.2 meters (20.3 feet)

Loboc is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 57.65 square kilometers or 22.26 square miles which constitutes 1.20% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,993. This represented 1.22% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 277 inhabitants per square kilometer or 718 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Loboc has 28 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)
Agape3.62%579660-12.27%-2.46%
Alegria3.66%5865712.63%0.49%
Bagumbayan3.81%610684-10.82%-2.16%
Bahian3.15%503519-3.08%-0.59%
Bonbon Lower1.47%2352187.80%1.44%
Bonbon Upper3.95%6315848.05%1.48%
Buenavista2.09%33428019.29%3.41%
Bugho3.53%565572-1.22%-0.23%
Cabadiangan1.63%260276-5.80%-1.13%
Calunasan Norte4.21%6746316.81%1.26%
Calunasan Sur2.45%392406-3.45%-0.67%
Camayaan6.32%1,0111,039-2.69%-0.52%
Cambance1.92%307346-11.27%-2.25%
Candabong4.55%728736-1.09%-0.21%
Candasag1.32%211254-16.93%-3.47%
Canlasid1.84%29525018.00%3.20%
Gon‑ob1.69%271285-4.91%-0.95%
Gotozon5.44%87077112.84%2.33%
Jimilian7.32%1,1701,211-3.39%-0.65%
Oy8.14%1,3021,387-6.13%-1.20%
Poblacion Ondol4.98%796802-0.75%-0.14%
Poblacion Sawang3.74%598671-10.88%-2.17%
Quinoguitan3.14%5024882.87%0.54%
Taytay1.53%245259-5.41%-1.05%
Tigbao5.16%826867-4.73%-0.92%
Ugpong2.09%3353320.90%0.17%
Valladolid2.78%445478-6.90%-1.35%
Villaflor4.45%712735-3.13%-0.60%
Loboc Total15,99316,312-1.96%-0.38%

Historical population

The population of Loboc grew from 10,367 in 1960 to 15,993 in 2015, an increase of 5,626 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.38%, or a decrease of 319 people, from the previous population of 16,312 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,367
11,7671.25%
11,7990.05%
11,778-0.04%
13,7161.54%
13,335-0.53%
15,7343.61%
16,2990.49%
16,3120.03%
15,993-0.38%

Location

The municipal center of Loboc is situated at approximately 9° 38' North, 124° 2' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.2 meters or 20.3 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 Loboc are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Loay, Sevilla, Sikatuna, Lila, Alburquerque, and Bilar. Its distance from the national capital is 640.82 kilometers (398.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Loay, Bohol, 4.65 kilometers (2.89 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Sevilla, Bohol, 7.56 kilometers (4.70 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Sikatuna, Bohol, 8.52 kilometers (5.29 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Lila, Bohol, 8.62 kilometers (5.35 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Alburquerque, Bohol, 8.68 kilometers (5.39 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S70°W)
  • Bilar, Bohol, 11.15 kilometers (6.93 miles) to the Northeast (N45°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 19.25 kilometers (11.96 miles) to the West (N89°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 67.15 kilometers (41.72 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 70.18 kilometers (43.61 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 70.25 kilometers (43.65 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 75.15 kilometers (46.70 miles) to the North (N7°W)
  • Cebu City, 75.94 kilometers (47.18 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)

Distance from Manila: 640.82 kilometers (398.19 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,993, ranked 1,387 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 22.26 square kilometers, ranked 1,323 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 277 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 743 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.38%, ranked 1,585 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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