Comota, Municipality of La Paz, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
MunicipalityLa Paz
Postal code8508
Population (2015)1,641
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.3468, 125.7813

Comota is a barangay in the municipality of La Paz, in the province of Agusan del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,641. This represented 5.82% of the total population of La Paz.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Comota is 5 to 9, with 228 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 169
1 to 4207
5 to 9228
10 to 14217
15 to 19131
20 to 24160
25 to 29127
30 to 3486
35 to 3976
40 to 4472
45 to 4979
50 to 5466
55 to 5940
60 to 6423
65 to 6931
70 to 7413
75 to 7911
80 and over5
Total1,641

Historical population

The population of Comota grew from 800 in 1990 to 1,641 in 2015, an increase of 841 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 4.11%, or a decrease of 405 people, from the previous population of 2,046 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
800
1,2208.23%
1,213-0.12%
1,8786.21%
2,0463.17%
1,641-4.11%

Location

Comota is situated at approximately 8.3468, 125.7813, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.2 meters or 122.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Comota 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.