Amarao, Municipality of Santa Cruz, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
MunicipalitySanta Cruz
Postal code2713
Population (2015)664
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.0573, 120.4848

Amarao is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Cruz, in the province of Ilocos Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 664. This represented 1.67% of the total population of Santa Cruz.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Amarao is 10 to 14, with 66 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 111
1 to 445
5 to 962
10 to 1466
15 to 1962
20 to 2445
25 to 2953
30 to 3453
35 to 3952
40 to 4435
45 to 4950
50 to 5424
55 to 5930
60 to 6426
65 to 6916
70 to 7414
75 to 7910
80 and over10
Total664

Historical population

The population of Amarao grew from 423 in 1990 to 664 in 2015, an increase of 241 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.96%, or an increase of 149 people, from the previous population of 515 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
423
420-0.13%
4762.72%
5060.85%
5150.64%
6644.96%

Location

Amarao is situated at approximately 17.0573, 120.4848, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 27.4 meters or 89.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Amarao 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.