Gamuton, Municipality of Alegria, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
MunicipalityAlegria
Postal code8425
Population (2015)759
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.4614, 125.5659

Gamuton is a barangay in the municipality of Alegria, in the province of Surigao del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 759. This represented 4.74% of the total population of Alegria.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gamuton is 20 to 24, with 92 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 486
5 to 970
10 to 1478
15 to 1981
20 to 2492
25 to 2958
30 to 3454
35 to 3947
40 to 4444
45 to 4940
50 to 5429
55 to 5930
60 to 6417
65 to 695
70 to 745
75 to 794
80 and over7
Total759

Historical population

The population of Gamuton grew from 377 in 1995 to 759 in 2015, an increase of 382 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.02%, or an increase of 142 people, from the previous population of 617 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
377
4644.55%
5141.42%
6176.87%
7594.02%

Location

Gamuton is situated at approximately 9.4614, 125.5659, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 44.6 meters or 146.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gamuton 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.