Looc, Occidental Mindoro

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Looc
Municipality
Municipality of Looc
Looc, Occ. Mindoro sunset.jpg
Official seal of Looc
Seal
Map of Occidental Mindoro with Looc highlighted
Map of Occidental Mindoro with Looc highlighted
Looc is located in Philippines
Looc
Looc
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°43′18″N 120°15′02″E / 13.7217°N 120.2506°E / 13.7217; 120.2506Coordinates: 13°43′18″N 120°15′02″E / 13.7217°N 120.2506°E / 13.7217; 120.2506
Country  Philippines
Region Mimaropa (Region IV-B)
Province Occidental Mindoro
District Lone District
Founded 1913
Barangays 9 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Benjamin N. Tria
 • Electorate 6,965 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 132.30 km2 (51.08 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 10,117
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5111
PSGC 175103000
IDD:area code +63 (0)43
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 57,132,433.32 (2016)

Looc, officially the Municipality of Looc, is a 5th 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.

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[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

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

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