Ampucao, Municipality of Itogon, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityItogon
Postal code2604
Population (2020)10,924
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.3252, 120.6490 (16° 20' North, 120° 39' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,540.5 meters (5,054.1 feet)

Ampucao is a barangay in the municipality of Itogon, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 10,924. This represented 17.76% of the total population of Itogon.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Ampucao in the 2015 Census was 11,071 broken down into 2,614 households or an average of 4.24 members per household.

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Number of households in Ampucao (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
11,7702,3445.02
11,1742,2115.05
10,2851,8035.70
9,5342,1654.40
10,4502,1264.92
11,0712,6144.24

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Ampucao is 25 to 29, with 1,317 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 45 individuals.

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Population of Ampucao by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 12462.21%
1 to 41,0609.53%
5 to 91,16910.51%
10 to 149118.19%
15 to 198627.75%
20 to 241,20210.81%
25 to 291,31711.85%
30 to 341,0189.16%
35 to 397656.88%
40 to 445404.86%
45 to 495004.50%
50 to 545514.96%
55 to 594193.77%
60 to 642532.28%
65 to 691401.26%
70 to 74710.64%
75 to 79450.40%
80 and over490.44%
Total11,118100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 45.59
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 4.11
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 49.7
  • Median Age: 25.41

Historical population

The population of Ampucao fell from 11,770 in 1990 to 10,924 in 2020, a decrease of 846 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 0.37%, or a decrease of 194 people, from the previous population of 11,118 in 2015.

Population of Ampucao (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,770
11,174-0.97%
10,285-1.76%
9,534-1.04%
10,4503.40%
11,1181.19%
10,924-0.37%

Location

Ampucao is situated at approximately 16.3252, 120.6490, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,540.5 meters or 5,054.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Ampucao shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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