Diatagon, Municipality of Lianga, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityLianga
Postal code8307
Population (2015)6,198
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.6589, 126.1139

Diatagon is a barangay in the municipality of Lianga, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,198. This represented 21.02% of the total population of Lianga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Diatagon is 5 to 9, with 696 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 80 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1122
1 to 4557
5 to 9696
10 to 14691
15 to 19581
20 to 24495
25 to 29393
30 to 34414
35 to 39358
40 to 44391
45 to 49321
50 to 54294
55 to 59240
60 to 64179
65 to 69164
70 to 74138
75 to 7984
80 and over80
Total6,198

Historical population

The population of Diatagon fell from 7,988 in 1990 to 6,198 in 2015, a decrease of 1,790 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.35%, or a decrease of 824 people, from the previous population of 7,022 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,988
6,807-2.95%
6,274-1.73%
6,5090.51%
7,0222.80%
6,198-2.35%

Location

Diatagon is situated at approximately 8.6589, 126.1139, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.0 meters or 36.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Diatagon 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.