Looc, Municipality of Tomas Oppus, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityTomas Oppus
Postal code6605
Population (2015)937
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.2679, 124.9617

Looc is a barangay in the municipality of Tomas Oppus, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 937. This represented 5.64% of the total population of Tomas Oppus.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Looc is 5 to 9, with 116 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 476
5 to 9116
10 to 14103
15 to 1995
20 to 2460
25 to 2952
30 to 3462
35 to 3963
40 to 4460
45 to 4947
50 to 5441
55 to 5943
60 to 6430
65 to 6931
70 to 7414
75 to 7917
80 and over12
Total937

Historical population

The population of Looc grew from 685 in 1990 to 937 in 2015, an increase of 252 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 17 people, from the previous population of 920 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
685
642-1.21%
8395.91%
8920.85%
9201.13%
9370.35%

Location

Looc is situated at approximately 10.2679, 124.9617, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 421.1 meters or 1,381.5 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.