Loboc
Province of Bohol

Summary data
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 per km2
(718 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 38' North, 124° 2' East
(9.6364 ° N, 124.0318 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
6.2 meters
(20.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 15,993 representing 1.22% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 277 inhabitants per square kilometer or 718 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Loboc has 28 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,367
1970 May 611,7671.25%
1975 May 111,7990.05%
1980 May 111,778-0.04%
1990 May 113,7161.54%
1995 Sep 113,335-0.53%
2000 May 115,7343.61%
2007 Aug 116,2990.49%
2010 May 116,3120.03%
2015 Aug 115,993-0.38%
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The town center of Loboc is situated at approximately 9° 38' North, 124° 2' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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