Lacaon, Municipality of Jimalalud, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalityJimalalud
Postal code6212
Population (2015)1,214
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.0250, 123.1427

Lacaon is a barangay in the municipality of Jimalalud, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,214. This represented 3.92% of the total population of Jimalalud.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lacaon is 5 to 9, with 137 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 80 and over, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113
1 to 4101
5 to 9137
10 to 14115
15 to 19101
20 to 24125
25 to 2993
30 to 3497
35 to 3973
40 to 4466
45 to 4955
50 to 5455
55 to 5961
60 to 6447
65 to 6930
70 to 7418
75 to 7914
80 and over13
Total1,214

Historical population

The population of Lacaon grew from 975 in 1990 to 1,214 in 2015, an increase of 239 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.02%, or a decrease of 67 people, from the previous population of 1,281 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
975
1,0070.61%
1,0340.57%
1,1841.89%
1,2812.91%
1,214-1.02%

Location

Lacaon is situated at approximately 10.0250, 123.1427, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 475.3 meters or 1,559.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lacaon 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.