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The projected population at the start of the planning period in 2018 is 59,658. Assuming a constant annual growth of 1.72%, the projected population in 2028 is 70,835. There are 12,613 projected number of households in 2018 which will grow to 14,976 in 2028. Urban population is projected to be 15,150 in 2018 and 17,988 in 2028. The number of people living in the rural barangays will increase from 44,508 in 2018 to 52,847 by 2028. The doubling time, or the time required for Irosin’s population to double itself given the present fixed growth rate of 1.72% is 40 years. (Refer to Table DE-11)

By 2018, the school age going population is projected to be 27,003 and will be 32,098 in 2028. Population of elementary and secondary level school age will be 10,206 and 9,842 in 2028 respectively. Dependent population will reach 29,171 in 2028 with 25,420 young dependents 0 to 14 years old and 3,750 old dependents 65 years and over. The projected population of the labor force 15 years and over in 2018 is 38,108 and 45,247 in 2028. (Refer to Table DE-12)

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