La Fortuna, Municipality of Veruela, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
MunicipalityVeruela
Postal code8509
Population (2015)6,418
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.0354, 125.9251

La Fortuna is a barangay in the municipality of Veruela, in the province of Agusan del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,418. This represented 14.68% of the total population of Veruela.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in La Fortuna is 5 to 9, with 828 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 26 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1144
1 to 4676
5 to 9828
10 to 14799
15 to 19690
20 to 24683
25 to 29560
30 to 34404
35 to 39371
40 to 44301
45 to 49270
50 to 54192
55 to 59169
60 to 64121
65 to 6970
70 to 7469
75 to 7945
80 and over26
Total6,418

Historical population

The population of La Fortuna grew from 2,542 in 1990 to 6,418 in 2015, an increase of 3,876 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.15%, or an increase of 373 people, from the previous population of 6,045 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,542
4,69912.20%
3,982-3.49%
4,7652.51%
6,0459.05%
6,4181.15%

Location

La Fortuna is situated at approximately 8.0354, 125.9251, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.0 meters or 108.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

La Fortuna 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.