Bucloc

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Bucloc
Municipality of Bucloc
Official seal of Bucloc
Seal
Map of Abra with Bucloc highlighted
Map of Abra with Bucloc highlighted
Bucloc is located in Philippines
Bucloc
Bucloc
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°26′N 120°52′E / 17.44°N 120.86°E / 17.44; 120.86Coordinates: 17°26′N 120°52′E / 17.44°N 120.86°E / 17.44; 120.86
Country Philippines
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
DistrictLone District
Barangays4 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorGybel B. Cardenas
 • Electorate1,895 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total63.77 km2 (24.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total2,501
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2817
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)74
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class6th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)43.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesItneg language
Ilocano
Tagalog

Bucloc, officially the Municipality of Bucloc, (Ilokano: Ili ti Bucloc; Tagalog: Bayan ng Bucloc), is a 6th class municipality in the province of Abra, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 2,501 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Bucloc is located at 17°26′N 120°52′E / 17.44°N 120.86°E / 17.44; 120.86.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 63.77 square kilometres (24.62 sq mi)[2] constituting 1.53% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Barangays[edit]

Bucloc is politically subdivided into 4 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
140104001 Ducligan 23.3% 582 437 5.61%
140104002 Labaan 27.2% 681 587 2.87%
140104004 Lamao (Poblacion) 22.6% 566 546 0.69%
140104003 Lingay 26.9% 672 606 1.99%
Total 2,501 2,176 2.69%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bucloc
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 719—    
1948 827+1.57%
1960 1,152+2.80%
1970 1,401+1.97%
1975 1,447+0.65%
1980 1,605+2.09%
1990 1,932+1.87%
1995 1,919−0.13%
2000 2,109+2.04%
2007 2,227+0.75%
2010 2,176−0.84%
2015 2,501+2.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Bucloc had a population of 2,501.[3] The population density was 39 inhabitants per square kilometre (100/sq mi).


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Municipal: Bucloc". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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