Looc, Municipality of Sibulan, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalitySibulan
Postal code6201
Population (2015)4,423
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3673, 123.2643

Looc is a barangay in the municipality of Sibulan, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,423. This represented 7.44% of the total population of Sibulan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Looc is 20 to 24, with 461 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 54 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 176
1 to 4331
5 to 9391
10 to 14383
15 to 19451
20 to 24461
25 to 29388
30 to 34334
35 to 39264
40 to 44232
45 to 49271
50 to 54239
55 to 59192
60 to 64138
65 to 6999
70 to 7456
75 to 7963
80 and over54
Total4,423

Historical population

The population of Looc grew from 2,286 in 1990 to 4,423 in 2015, an increase of 2,137 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.62%, or an increase of 357 people, from the previous population of 4,066 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,286
2,6672.93%
2,9442.14%
3,4822.34%
4,0665.81%
4,4231.62%

Location

Looc is situated at approximately 9.3673, 123.2643, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.1 meters or 39.7 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.