Loon, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count67
Postal code6327
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTaƱon Strait
Philippine major island(s)Bohol
Area (2007)113.36 km2 (43.77 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,034
Density (2015)380 / km2 (983 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 48' North, 123° 48' East (9.7989, 123.7935)
Estimated elevation above sea level31.2 meters (102.3 feet)

Loon is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 113.36 square kilometers or 43.77 square miles which constitutes 2.35% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,034. This represented 3.28% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.58% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 380 inhabitants per square kilometer or 983 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Loon has 67 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Agsoso0.69%29825417.32%3.09%
Badbad Occidental0.81%34727924.37%4.24%
Badbad Oriental1.09%471509-7.47%-1.47%
Bagacay Katipunan0.42%179189-5.29%-1.03%
Bagacay Kawayan0.87%373427-12.65%-2.54%
Bagacay Saong0.38%16313718.98%3.36%
Bahi1.04%44636721.53%3.78%
Basac3.46%1,4901,4145.37%1.00%
Basdacu2.12%912962-5.20%-1.01%
Basdio1.26%541561-3.57%-0.69%
Biasong0.75%3233230.00%0.00%
Bongco0.96%41532826.52%4.58%
Bugho0.56%243285-14.74%-2.99%
Cabacongan2.27%9771,080-9.54%-1.89%
Cabadug0.64%27623119.48%3.45%
Cabug0.49%21318515.14%2.72%
Calayugan Norte1.64%704737-4.48%-0.87%
Calayugan Sur1.17%503538-6.51%-1.27%
Cambaquiz1.92%8281,042-20.54%-4.28%
Campatud0.96%41536513.70%2.47%
Candaigan0.99%425477-10.90%-2.17%
Canhangdon Occidental1.94%836848-1.42%-0.27%
Canhangdon Oriental1.28%5505490.18%0.03%
Canigaan1.79%770826-6.78%-1.33%
Canmaag0.94%4054040.25%0.05%
Canmanoc0.67%289319-9.40%-1.86%
Cansuagwit0.83%35629122.34%3.91%
Cansubayon1.10%474505-6.14%-1.20%
Cantam‑is Bago0.55%236284-16.90%-3.46%
Cantam‑is Baslay0.86%371495-25.05%-5.34%
Cantaongon2.35%1,0109704.12%0.77%
Cantumocad1.97%848852-0.47%-0.09%
Catagbacan Handig2.47%1,0639946.94%1.29%
Catagbacan Norte2.94%1,2671,1866.83%1.27%
Catagbacan Sur2.49%1,0709739.97%1.83%
Cogon Norte4.69%2,0201,9075.93%1.10%
Cogon Sur1.00%4304251.18%0.22%
Cuasi2.67%1,1501,1153.14%0.59%
Genomoan0.73%312362-13.81%-2.79%
Lintuan2.19%9419133.07%0.58%
Looc1.95%8391,070-21.59%-4.53%
Mocpoc Norte1.73%743875-15.09%-3.07%
Mocpoc Sur1.31%565646-12.54%-2.52%
Moto Norte2.99%1,2851,369-6.14%-1.20%
Moto Sur2.98%1,2831,2254.73%0.88%
Nagtuang1.34%57849317.24%3.07%
Napo3.24%1,3941,3423.87%0.73%
Nueva Vida0.68%29426311.79%2.14%
Panangquilon1.05%453496-8.67%-1.71%
Pantudlan1.95%8418084.08%0.77%
Pig‑ot1.61%69459217.23%3.07%
Pondol3.70%1,5931,4767.93%1.46%
Quinobcoban0.41%176185-4.86%-0.95%
Sondol1.61%6926900.29%0.06%
Song‑on1.59%6866830.44%0.08%
Talisay2.74%1,1781,310-10.08%-2.00%
Tan‑awan0.28%1191108.18%1.51%
Tangnan1.99%857867-1.15%-0.22%
Taytay0.75%32329210.62%1.94%
Ticugan0.89%3813732.14%0.40%
Tiwi0.33%14411228.57%4.90%
Tontonan1.62%69660714.66%2.64%
Tubodacu0.96%4153955.06%0.94%
Tubodio0.56%24120716.43%2.94%
Tubuan0.74%31728511.23%2.05%
Ubayon1.64%70763511.34%2.07%
Ubojan1.39%60048623.46%4.09%
Loon Total43,03442,8000.55%0.10%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Loon for the fiscal year of 2016 was 118,142,876.45.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
200972,767,491.66
201067,514,025.12-7.22%
201178,490,634.3916.26%
201284,086,486.597.13%
201388,941,205.185.77%
201496,373,543.358.36%
2015107,759,936.9511.81%
2016118,142,876.459.64%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Loon is 5 to 9, with 4,353 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 807 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1807
1 to 43,156
5 to 94,353
10 to 144,274
15 to 193,743
20 to 243,180
25 to 293,009
30 to 342,860
35 to 392,664
40 to 442,480
45 to 492,395
50 to 542,182
55 to 591,932
60 to 641,632
65 to 691,331
70 to 741,149
75 to 79896
80 and over991
Total43,034

Historical population

The population of Loon grew from 30,370 in 1960 to 43,034 in 2015, an increase of 12,664 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.10%, or an increase of 234 people, from the previous population of 42,800 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
30,370
33,1530.86%
34,2250.64%
35,6430.81%
34,400-0.35%
32,716-0.94%
45,2157.18%
42,441-0.87%
42,8000.31%
43,0340.10%

Location

The municipal center of Loon is situated at approximately 9° 48' North, 123° 48' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.2 meters or 102.3 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Loon are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Maribojoc, Antequera, Cortes, Calape, Corella, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 612.10 kilometers (380.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Maribojoc, Bohol, 8.40 kilometers (5.22 miles) to the Southeast (S40°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 11.62 kilometers (7.22 miles) to the East (S80°E)
  • Cortes, Bohol, 12.64 kilometers (7.85 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Calape, Bohol, 13.28 kilometers (8.25 miles) to the Northeast (N40°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 18.68 kilometers (11.61 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 19.06 kilometers (11.84 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 18.83 kilometers (11.70 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S21°E)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 37.62 kilometers (23.37 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 45.57 kilometers (28.32 miles) to the North (N5°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 49.65 kilometers (30.85 miles) to the North (N7°E)
  • Cebu City, 57.47 kilometers (35.71 miles) to the North (N11°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 59.15 kilometers (36.76 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N17°E)

Distance from Manila: 612.10 kilometers (380.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,034, ranked 132 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 43.77 square kilometers, ranked 212 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 380 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 73 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.10%, ranked 1,416 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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