Baras, Municipality of San Miguel, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalitySan Miguel
Postal code8301
Population (2015)1,472
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.9143, 126.0517

Baras is a barangay in the municipality of San Miguel, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,472. This represented 3.74% of the total population of San Miguel.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baras is 20 to 24, with 154 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 142
1 to 4150
5 to 9150
10 to 14143
15 to 19146
20 to 24154
25 to 29133
30 to 3485
35 to 3997
40 to 4471
45 to 4972
50 to 5462
55 to 5953
60 to 6439
65 to 6928
70 to 7418
75 to 7914
80 and over15
Total1,472

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 786 in 1990 to 1,472 in 2015, an increase of 686 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.53%, or an increase of 113 people, from the previous population of 1,359 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
786
8421.30%
1,0204.20%
1,2392.72%
1,3593.42%
1,4721.53%

Location

Baras is situated at approximately 8.9143, 126.0517, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.0 meters or 32.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baras 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.