Luca, City of Tanjay, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
CityTanjay
Postal code6204
Population (2015)2,978
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.5300, 123.1366

Luca is a barangay in the city of Tanjay, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,978. This represented 3.70% of the total population of Tanjay.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Luca is 15 to 19, with 278 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 50 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 150
1 to 4219
5 to 9243
10 to 14248
15 to 19278
20 to 24239
25 to 29236
30 to 34156
35 to 39177
40 to 44196
45 to 49193
50 to 54171
55 to 59147
60 to 64129
65 to 69108
70 to 7474
75 to 7957
80 and over57
Total2,978

Historical population

The population of Luca grew from 2,164 in 1990 to 2,978 in 2015, an increase of 814 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.09%, or an increase of 306 people, from the previous population of 2,672 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,164
2,010-1.37%
2,6185.83%
2,7680.77%
2,672-1.28%
2,9782.09%

Location

Luca is situated at approximately 9.5300, 123.1366, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.6 meters or 18.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Luca 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.