Luz, City of Guihulngan, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
CityGuihulngan
Postal code6214
Population (2015)1,643
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.1228, 123.1504

Luz is a barangay in the city of Guihulngan, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,643. This represented 1.71% of the total population of Guihulngan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Luz is 5 to 9, with 225 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4167
5 to 9225
10 to 14191
15 to 19160
20 to 24119
25 to 29126
30 to 34106
35 to 3980
40 to 4499
45 to 4980
50 to 54101
55 to 5936
60 to 6437
65 to 6925
70 to 7425
75 to 7914
80 and over14
Total1,643

Historical population

The population of Luz grew from 1,481 in 1990 to 1,643 in 2015, an increase of 162 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.20%, or a decrease of 17 people, from the previous population of 1,660 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,481
1,377-1.35%
1,6493.94%
1,8031.24%
1,660-2.96%
1,643-0.20%

Location

Luz is situated at approximately 10.1228, 123.1504, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 465.4 meters or 1,526.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Luz 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.