Loon
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count67
Postal code6327
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)113.36 km2
(43.77 sq. mi)
Population (2015)43,034
Density (2015)380 per km2
(983 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 48' North, 123° 48' East
(9.7989 ° N, 123.7935 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
31.2 meters
(102.3 feet)
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Loon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 113.36 square kilometers or 43.77 square miles which constitutes 2.35% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 43,034 representing 3.28% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 380 inhabitants per square kilometer or 983 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Loon has 67 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Agsoso0.69%29825417.32%3.09%
Badbad Occidental0.81%34727924.37%4.24%
Badbad Oriental1.09%471509-7.47%-1.47%
Bagacay Katipunan0.42%179189-5.29%-1.03%
Bagacay Kawayan0.87%373427-12.65%-2.54%
Bagacay Saong0.38%16313718.98%3.36%
Bahi1.04%44636721.53%3.78%
Basac3.46%1,4901,4145.37%1.00%
Basdacu2.12%912962-5.20%-1.01%
Basdio1.26%541561-3.57%-0.69%
Biasong0.75%3233230.00%0.00%
Bongco0.96%41532826.52%4.58%
Bugho0.56%243285-14.74%-2.99%
Cabacongan2.27%9771,080-9.54%-1.89%
Cabadug0.64%27623119.48%3.45%
Cabug0.49%21318515.14%2.72%
Calayugan Norte1.64%704737-4.48%-0.87%
Calayugan Sur1.17%503538-6.51%-1.27%
Cambaquiz1.92%8281,042-20.54%-4.28%
Campatud0.96%41536513.70%2.47%
Candaigan0.99%425477-10.90%-2.17%
Canhangdon Occidental1.94%836848-1.42%-0.27%
Canhangdon Oriental1.28%5505490.18%0.03%
Canigaan1.79%770826-6.78%-1.33%
Canmaag0.94%4054040.25%0.05%
Canmanoc0.67%289319-9.40%-1.86%
Cansuagwit0.83%35629122.34%3.91%
Cansubayon1.10%474505-6.14%-1.20%
Cantam‑is Bago0.55%236284-16.90%-3.46%
Cantam‑is Baslay0.86%371495-25.05%-5.34%
Cantaongon2.35%1,0109704.12%0.77%
Cantumocad1.97%848852-0.47%-0.09%
Catagbacan Handig2.47%1,0639946.94%1.29%
Catagbacan Norte2.94%1,2671,1866.83%1.27%
Catagbacan Sur2.49%1,0709739.97%1.83%
Cogon Norte4.69%2,0201,9075.93%1.10%
Cogon Sur1.00%4304251.18%0.22%
Cuasi2.67%1,1501,1153.14%0.59%
Genomoan0.73%312362-13.81%-2.79%
Lintuan2.19%9419133.07%0.58%
Looc1.95%8391,070-21.59%-4.53%
Mocpoc Norte1.73%743875-15.09%-3.07%
Mocpoc Sur1.31%565646-12.54%-2.52%
Moto Norte2.99%1,2851,369-6.14%-1.20%
Moto Sur2.98%1,2831,2254.73%0.88%
Nagtuang1.34%57849317.24%3.07%
Napo3.24%1,3941,3423.87%0.73%
Nueva Vida0.68%29426311.79%2.14%
Panangquilon1.05%453496-8.67%-1.71%
Pantudlan1.95%8418084.08%0.77%
Pig‑ot1.61%69459217.23%3.07%
Pondol3.70%1,5931,4767.93%1.46%
Quinobcoban0.41%176185-4.86%-0.95%
Sondol1.61%6926900.29%0.06%
Song‑on1.59%6866830.44%0.08%
Talisay2.74%1,1781,310-10.08%-2.00%
Tan‑awan0.28%1191108.18%1.51%
Tangnan1.99%857867-1.15%-0.22%
Taytay0.75%32329210.62%1.94%
Ticugan0.89%3813732.14%0.40%
Tiwi0.33%14411228.57%4.90%
Tontonan1.62%69660714.66%2.64%
Tubodacu0.96%4153955.06%0.94%
Tubodio0.56%24120716.43%2.94%
Tubuan0.74%31728511.23%2.05%
Ubayon1.64%70763511.34%2.07%
Ubojan1.39%60048623.46%4.09%
Loon Total43,03442,8000.55%0.10%
Historical population

The population of Loon grew from 30,370 in 1960 to 43,034 in 2015, an increase of 12,664 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.10%, or an increase of 234 people, from the previous population of 42,800 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1530,370
1970 May 633,1530.86%
1975 May 134,2250.64%
1980 May 135,6430.81%
1990 May 134,400-0.35%
1995 Sep 132,716-0.94%
2000 May 145,2157.18%
2007 Aug 142,441-0.87%
2010 May 142,8000.31%
2015 Aug 143,0340.10%
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The town center of Loon is situated at approximately 9° 48' North, 123° 48' East, which has an elevation estimated at 31.2 meters or 102.3 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 Loon are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Maribojoc, Antequera, Cortes, Calape, Corella, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 612.10 kilometers (380.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Maribojoc, Bohol, 8.40 kilometers (5.22 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 11.62 kilometers (7.22 miles) to the East (S80°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 12.64 kilometers (7.85 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Calape, Bohol, 13.28 kilometers (8.25 miles) to the Northeast (N40°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 18.68 kilometers (11.61 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 19.06 kilometers (11.84 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 18.83 kilometers (11.70 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 37.62 kilometers (23.37 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 45.57 kilometers (28.32 miles) to the North (N5°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 49.65 kilometers (30.85 miles) to the North (N7°E)
  • Cebu City, 57.47 kilometers (35.71 miles) to the North (N11°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 59.15 kilometers (36.76 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N17°E)

Distance from Manila: 612.10 kilometers (380.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°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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