Caratacat, Municipality of Amulung, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
MunicipalityAmulung
Postal code3505
Population (2015)1,319
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.8085, 121.6300

Caratacat is a barangay in the municipality of Amulung, in the province of Cagayan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,319. This represented 2.76% of the total population of Amulung.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Caratacat is 10 to 14, with 169 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 4116
5 to 9161
10 to 14169
15 to 19136
20 to 24119
25 to 29101
30 to 3491
35 to 3984
40 to 4460
45 to 4964
50 to 5454
55 to 5953
60 to 6438
65 to 6919
70 to 7414
75 to 7914
80 and over5
Total1,319

Historical population

The population of Caratacat grew from 987 in 1990 to 1,319 in 2015, an increase of 332 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.11%, or an increase of 74 people, from the previous population of 1,245 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
987
1,0040.32%
1,1242.45%
1,2321.27%
1,2450.38%
1,3191.11%

Location

Caratacat is situated at approximately 17.8085, 121.6300, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.2 meters or 40.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Caratacat 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.