Pocto, Municipality of Hinatuan, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityHinatuan
Postal code8310
Population (2015)1,031
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.4361, 126.3177

Pocto is a barangay in the municipality of Hinatuan, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,031. This represented 2.59% of the total population of Hinatuan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pocto is 10 to 14, with 145 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 17 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 498
5 to 9135
10 to 14145
15 to 1976
20 to 2453
25 to 2955
30 to 3465
35 to 3959
40 to 4445
45 to 4956
50 to 5442
55 to 5951
60 to 6450
65 to 6926
70 to 7422
75 to 7918
80 and over17
Total1,031

Historical population

The population of Pocto fell from 1,330 in 1990 to 1,031 in 2015, a decrease of 299 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.48%, or a decrease of 84 people, from the previous population of 1,115 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,330
1,238-1.33%
1,4062.77%
1,070-3.70%
1,1151.51%
1,031-1.48%

Location

Pocto is situated at approximately 8.4361, 126.3177, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 104.8 meters or 343.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pocto 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.