Wakat, Municipality of Barobo, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityBarobo
Postal code8309
Population (2015)2,096
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.5581, 126.1130

Wakat is a barangay in the municipality of Barobo, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,096. This represented 4.21% of the total population of Barobo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Wakat is 5 to 9, with 287 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 136
1 to 4217
5 to 9287
10 to 14252
15 to 19208
20 to 24193
25 to 29152
30 to 34131
35 to 39124
40 to 4496
45 to 4995
50 to 5479
55 to 5985
60 to 6458
65 to 6935
70 to 7420
75 to 7914
80 and over14
Total2,096

Historical population

The population of Wakat grew from 1,063 in 1990 to 2,096 in 2015, an increase of 1,033 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.62%, or an increase of 357 people, from the previous population of 1,739 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,063
1,0980.61%
1,2963.62%
1,4841.89%
1,7395.94%
2,0963.62%

Location

Wakat is situated at approximately 8.5581, 126.1130, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 46.2 meters or 151.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Wakat 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.