Cruz, Municipality of La Trinidad, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityLa Trinidad
Postal code2601
Population (2020)3,401
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.4653, 120.5931 (16° 28' North, 120° 36' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,355.9 meters (4,448.4 feet)

Cruz is a barangay in the municipality of La Trinidad, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 3,401. This represented 2.48% of the total population of La Trinidad.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Cruz in the 2015 Census was 3,721 broken down into 895 households or an average of 4.16 members per household.

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Number of households in Cruz (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
1,6173135.17
2,7305045.42
2,6155454.80
2,9647034.22
3,5198833.99
3,7218954.16

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cruz is 20 to 24, with 445 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 22 individuals.

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Population of Cruz by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1681.83%
1 to 42707.26%
5 to 93158.47%
10 to 142977.98%
15 to 1940710.94%
20 to 2444511.96%
25 to 293689.89%
30 to 343389.08%
35 to 392837.61%
40 to 441834.92%
45 to 491985.32%
50 to 541514.06%
55 to 591403.76%
60 to 641102.96%
65 to 69511.37%
70 to 74411.10%
75 to 79220.59%
80 and over340.91%
Total3,721100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 36.22
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 5.64
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 41.86
  • Median Age: 25.79

Historical population

The population of Cruz grew from 1,617 in 1990 to 3,401 in 2020, an increase of 1,784 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 1.87%, or a decrease of 320 people, from the previous population of 3,721 in 2015.

Population of Cruz (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,617
2,73010.31%
2,615-0.92%
2,9701.77%
3,5196.37%
3,7211.07%
3,401-1.87%

Location

Cruz is situated at approximately 16.4653, 120.5931, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,355.9 meters or 4,448.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cruz 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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