Virac, Municipality of Itogon, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityItogon
Postal code2604
Population (2020)10,796
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.3631, 120.6625 (16° 22' North, 120° 40' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level869.7 meters (2,853.3 feet)

Virac is a barangay in the municipality of Itogon, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 10,796. This represented 17.56% of the total population of Itogon.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Virac in the 2015 Census was 10,985 broken down into 3,182 households or an average of 3.45 members per household.

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Number of households in Virac (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
14,5622,8685.08
7,0221,3595.17
7,1371,3935.12
7,9251,6284.87
10,2142,1824.68
10,9853,1823.45

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Virac is 25 to 29, with 1,260 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 61 individuals.

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Population of Virac by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 12442.22%
1 to 48968.15%
5 to 91,0819.84%
10 to 148177.43%
15 to 198607.83%
20 to 241,18810.81%
25 to 291,26011.46%
30 to 341,12210.21%
35 to 398037.31%
40 to 446285.71%
45 to 495905.37%
50 to 544584.17%
55 to 593573.25%
60 to 642872.61%
65 to 691751.59%
70 to 74860.78%
75 to 79770.70%
80 and over610.56%
Total10,990100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 40.22
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 5.28
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 45.5
  • Median Age: 26.62

Historical population

The population of Virac fell from 14,567 in 1990 to 10,796 in 2020, a decrease of 3,771 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 10,990 in 2015.

Population of Virac (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,567
7,032-12.75%
7,1370.32%
7,9251.45%
10,2679.88%
10,9901.30%
10,796-0.37%

Location

Virac is situated at approximately 16.3631, 120.6625, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 869.7 meters or 2,853.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Virac 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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