General Island, Municipality of Cantilan, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityCantilan
Postal code8317
Population (2015)877
Coordinates9.4180, 126.0099

General Island is a barangay in the municipality of Cantilan, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 877. This represented 2.78% of the total population of Cantilan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in General Island is 15 to 19, with 105 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 483
5 to 9101
10 to 14103
15 to 19105
20 to 2482
25 to 2951
30 to 3455
35 to 3950
40 to 4460
45 to 4942
50 to 5432
55 to 5931
60 to 6417
65 to 6914
70 to 7413
75 to 7910
80 and over9
Total877

Historical population

The population of General Island fell from 1,003 in 1990 to 877 in 2015, a decrease of 126 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.51%, or a decrease of 73 people, from the previous population of 950 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,003
848-3.10%
1,0584.86%
989-0.93%
950-1.45%
877-1.51%

Location

General Island is situated at approximately 9.4180, 126.0099. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 133.9 meters or 439.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

General Island does not share a common border with any barangay.

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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.