Mahaba, Municipality of Marihatag, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityMarihatag
Postal code8306
Population (2020)1,167
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.8256, 126.1627 (8° 50' North, 126° 10' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level402.1 meters (1,319.2 feet)

Mahaba is a barangay in the municipality of Marihatag, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,167. This represented 6.00% of the total population of Marihatag.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Mahaba in the 2015 Census was 1,415 broken down into 221 households or an average of 6.40 members per household.

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Number of households in Mahaba (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
6791235.52
6361215.26
9891695.85
1,0601845.76
1,0242005.12
1,4152216.40

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mahaba is 15 to 19, with 208 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

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Population of Mahaba by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1402.83%
1 to 416411.59%
5 to 917812.58%
10 to 1418012.72%
15 to 1920814.70%
20 to 2414710.39%
25 to 29956.71%
30 to 34805.65%
35 to 39755.30%
40 to 44745.23%
45 to 49563.96%
50 to 54443.11%
55 to 59322.26%
60 to 64161.13%
65 to 69130.92%
70 to 7440.28%
75 to 7960.42%
80 and over30.21%
Total1,415100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 67.96
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 3.14
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 71.1
  • Median Age: 18.50

Historical population

The population of Mahaba grew from 679 in 1990 to 1,167 in 2020, an increase of 488 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 3.97%, or a decrease of 248 people, from the previous population of 1,415 in 2015.

Population of Mahaba (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
679
636-1.22%
9899.93%
1,0600.96%
1,024-1.25%
1,4156.35%
1,167-3.97%

Location

Mahaba is situated at approximately 8.8256, 126.1627, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 402.1 meters or 1,319.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahaba shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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