Looc, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)2,416
Coordinates11.8863, 123.6712

Looc is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,416. This represented 3.60% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Looc is 10 to 14, with 369 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 158
1 to 4262
5 to 9351
10 to 14369
15 to 19278
20 to 24180
25 to 29143
30 to 34120
35 to 39149
40 to 44130
45 to 49111
50 to 5484
55 to 5965
60 to 6449
65 to 6935
70 to 7418
75 to 798
80 and over6
Total2,416

Historical population

The population of Looc grew from 2,345 in 1990 to 2,416 in 2015, an increase of 71 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.95%, or a decrease of 124 people, from the previous population of 2,540 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,345
1,599-6.92%
1,447-2.12%
2,2876.52%
2,5403.89%
2,416-0.95%

Location

Looc is situated at approximately 11.8863, 123.6712. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.8 meters or 28.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Looc 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.