Looc, Municipality of Mandaon, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityMandaon
Postal code5411
Population (2015)886
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1144, 123.2573

Looc is a barangay in the municipality of Mandaon, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 886. This represented 2.15% of the total population of Mandaon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Looc is 5 to 9, with 126 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 4103
5 to 9126
10 to 14119
15 to 1985
20 to 2465
25 to 2959
30 to 3439
35 to 3957
40 to 4433
45 to 4938
50 to 5436
55 to 5929
60 to 6424
65 to 6918
70 to 7417
75 to 794
80 and over12
Total886

Historical population

The population of Looc grew from 598 in 1990 to 886 in 2015, an increase of 288 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.56%, or an increase of 185 people, from the previous population of 701 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
598
6992.97%
7401.23%
677-1.22%
7011.28%
8864.56%

Location

Looc is situated at approximately 12.1144, 123.2573, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.7 meters or 61.4 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.