Itogon, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count9
Postal code2604
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
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%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Itogon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 247,027,611.96.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009134,902,093.91
2010123,591,012.16-8.38%
2011146,445,604.0318.49%
2012144,203,084.20-1.53%
2013165,511,640.6514.78%
2014266,168,557.3360.82%
2015244,892,665.30-7.99%
2016247,027,611.960.87%

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 Itogon is 25 to 29, with 6,478 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 417 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11,203
1 to 45,156
5 to 96,095
10 to 145,103
15 to 195,005
20 to 246,149
25 to 296,478
30 to 345,350
35 to 394,052
40 to 443,091
45 to 493,057
50 to 542,774
55 to 592,322
60 to 641,607
65 to 69984
70 to 74559
75 to 79417
80 and over418
Total59,820

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 406 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 173.64 square kilometers, ranked 178 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 133 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,211 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 364 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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