Taft, City of Surigao, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
CitySurigao City
Postal code8400
Population (2015)18,571
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.7847, 125.4913

Taft, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in Surigao City, in the province of Surigao del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,571. This represented 12.05% of the total population of Surigao City.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Taft is 15 to 19, with 2,673 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 137 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1313
1 to 41,339
5 to 91,621
10 to 141,562
15 to 192,673
20 to 242,285
25 to 291,649
30 to 341,267
35 to 391,091
40 to 44987
45 to 49868
50 to 54804
55 to 59722
60 to 64533
65 to 69341
70 to 74242
75 to 79137
80 and over137
Total18,571

Historical population

The population of Taft fell from 18,687 in 1990 to 18,571 in 2015, a decrease of 116 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.35%, or a decrease of 1,375 people, from the previous population of 19,946 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,687
19,4770.78%
19,8150.37%
16,917-2.16%
19,9466.18%
18,571-1.35%

Location

Taft is situated at approximately 9.7847, 125.4913, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.0 meters or 32.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Taft 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.