Gamuton, Municipality of Carrascal, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityCarrascal
Postal code8318
Population (2015)2,171
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.3485, 125.9329

Gamuton is a barangay in the municipality of Carrascal, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,171. This represented 9.66% of the total population of Carrascal.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gamuton is 1 to 4, with 246 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 178
1 to 4246
5 to 9195
10 to 14206
15 to 19215
20 to 24229
25 to 29191
30 to 34148
35 to 39128
40 to 44111
45 to 49108
50 to 5498
55 to 5983
60 to 6451
65 to 6927
70 to 7418
75 to 7921
80 and over18
Total2,171

Historical population

The population of Gamuton grew from 815 in 1990 to 2,171 in 2015, an increase of 1,356 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 9.62%, or an increase of 831 people, from the previous population of 1,340 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
815
8891.64%
9671.82%
1,1592.53%
1,3405.42%
2,1719.62%

Location

Gamuton is situated at approximately 9.3485, 125.9329, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.8 meters or 25.6 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.