La Purisima, Municipality of Cagwait, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityCagwait
Postal code8304
Population (2015)1,319
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.9223, 126.2321

La Purisima, formerly Palhe, is a barangay in the municipality of Cagwait, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,319. This represented 6.47% of the total population of Cagwait.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in La Purisima is 5 to 9, with 163 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 4130
5 to 9163
10 to 14130
15 to 19133
20 to 2495
25 to 2977
30 to 3490
35 to 3985
40 to 4471
45 to 4965
50 to 5461
55 to 5959
60 to 6442
65 to 6941
70 to 7421
75 to 7911
80 and over23
Total1,319

Historical population

The population of La Purisima grew from 872 in 1990 to 1,319 in 2015, an increase of 447 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 56 people, from the previous population of 1,263 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
872
9321.25%
1,0843.29%
1,2782.30%
1,263-0.43%
1,3190.83%

Location

La Purisima is situated at approximately 8.9223, 126.2321, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 102.2 meters or 335.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

La Purisima 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.