Looc, Occidental Mindoro

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Looc
Municipality
Looc, Occ. Mindoro sunset.jpg
Official seal of Looc
Seal
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Looc
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Looc
Looc is located in Philippines
Looc
Looc
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°43′18″N 120°15′2″E / 13.72167°N 120.25056°E / 13.72167; 120.25056Coordinates: 13°43′18″N 120°15′2″E / 13.72167°N 120.25056°E / 13.72167; 120.25056
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Occidental Mindoro
District Lone District of Occidental Mindoro
Founded 1913
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Benjamin N. Tria
Area[2]
 • Total 132.30 km2 (51.08 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 10,117
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5111
IDD:area code +63 (0)43
Income class 5th class municipality

Looc is a fifth class municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 10,117 people.[3]

The municipality encompasses the eastern half of Lubang Island, as well as Ambil, Golo and some other minor islands.

Barangays[edit]

Looc is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.

  • Agkawayan
  • Ambil Tabao & Tambo
  • Balikyas
  • Bonbon (Pob.)
  • Bulacan
  • Burol
  • Guitna (Pob.)
  • Kanluran (Pob.)
  • Talaotao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Looc
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 2,575 —    
1918 3,352 +1.77%
1939 3,974 +0.81%
1948 4,299 +0.88%
1960 5,101 +1.44%
1970 5,569 +0.88%
1975 6,491 +3.12%
1980 6,801 +0.94%
1990 7,037 +0.34%
1995 9,031 +4.79%
2000 9,132 +0.24%
2007 11,310 +2.99%
2010 9,758 −5.23%
2015 10,117 +0.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: OCCIDENTAL MINDORO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of August 1, 2015 (Region IV-B)". Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population. Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Occidental Mindoro". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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