Loacan, Municipality of Itogon, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityItogon
Postal code2604
Population (2015)7,740
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.4441, 120.6803

Loacan is a barangay in the municipality of Itogon, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 7,740. This represented 12.94% of the total population of Itogon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Loacan is 5 to 9, with 868 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 48 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1155
1 to 4713
5 to 9868
10 to 14696
15 to 19655
20 to 24705
25 to 29813
30 to 34658
35 to 39493
40 to 44390
45 to 49389
50 to 54366
55 to 59305
60 to 64198
65 to 69140
70 to 7485
75 to 7963
80 and over48
Total7,740

Historical population

The population of Loacan fell from 10,802 in 1990 to 7,740 in 2015, a decrease of 3,062 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.06%, or an increase of 26 people, from the previous population of 7,714 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,802
5,918-10.66%
5,899-0.07%
6,7821.94%
7,7144.80%
7,7400.06%

Location

Loacan is situated at approximately 16.4441, 120.6803, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 878.3 meters or 2,881.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

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