Bucloc, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count4
Postal code2817
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Area (2007)63.77 km2 (24.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)2,501
Density (2015)39 / km2 (102 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 26' North, 120° 51' East (17.4409, 120.8572)
Estimated elevation above sea level339.9 meters (1,115.0 feet)

Bucloc is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 63.77 square kilometers or 24.62 square miles which constitutes 1.53% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,501. This represented 1.04% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.15% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 39 inhabitants per square kilometer or 102 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Bucloc has 4 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)
Ducligan23.27%58243733.18%5.61%
Labaan27.23%68158716.01%2.87%
Lamao22.63%5665463.66%0.69%
Lingay26.87%67260610.89%1.99%
Bucloc Total2,5012,17614.94%2.69%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Bucloc for the fiscal year of 2016 was 43,918,689.76.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200921,310,884.20
201024,466,431.1014.81%
201128,659,209.7417.14%
201224,794,886.42-13.48%
201328,732,232.3615.88%
201428,741,316.350.03%
201537,270,999.6929.68%
201643,918,689.7617.84%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bucloc is 10 to 14, with 241 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 38 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4175
5 to 9233
10 to 14241
15 to 19232
20 to 24217
25 to 29202
30 to 34178
35 to 39144
40 to 44147
45 to 49110
50 to 54126
55 to 59137
60 to 6496
65 to 6968
70 to 7462
75 to 7943
80 and over52
Total2,501

Historical population

The population of Bucloc grew from 1,152 in 1960 to 2,501 in 2015, an increase of 1,349 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.69%, or an increase of 325 people, from the previous population of 2,176 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,152
1,4011.93%
1,4470.65%
1,6052.09%
1,9321.87%
1,919-0.13%
2,1092.04%
2,2270.75%
2,176-0.84%
2,5012.69%

Location

The municipal center of Bucloc is situated at approximately 17° 26' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 339.9 meters or 1,115.0 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 Bucloc are Candon, Vigan, Tabuk, Batac, Laoag, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Daguioman, Boliney, Sallapadan, Manabo, Licuan-Baay, and Bucay. Its distance from the national capital is 315.68 kilometers (196.16 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Daguioman, Abra, 7.50 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)
  • Boliney, Abra, 7.92 kilometers (4.92 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Sallapadan, Abra, 10.45 kilometers (6.50 miles) to the West (N81°W)
  • Manabo, Abra, 16.21 kilometers (10.07 miles) to the West (S87°W)
  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 18.68 kilometers (11.61 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Bucay, Abra, 18.44 kilometers (11.46 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 315.68 kilometers (196.16 miles) to the South (S2°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 2,501, ranked 1,626 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 24.62 square kilometers, ranked 1,288 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 39 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,561 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.69%, ranked 1,625 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. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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