Mahayag, 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)1,641
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.9277, 125.9931

Mahayag, formerly Maitum, 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 1,641. This represented 4.17% 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 Mahayag is 5 to 9, with 206 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4175
5 to 9206
10 to 14185
15 to 19148
20 to 24141
25 to 29123
30 to 34127
35 to 3999
40 to 4481
45 to 4978
50 to 5469
55 to 5951
60 to 6454
65 to 6926
70 to 7412
75 to 7916
80 and over12
Total1,641

Historical population

The population of Mahayag grew from 1,133 in 1990 to 1,641 in 2015, an increase of 508 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.03%, or an increase of 86 people, from the previous population of 1,555 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,133
1,3393.18%
1,3620.37%
1,5942.19%
1,555-0.90%
1,6411.03%

Location

Mahayag is situated at approximately 8.9277, 125.9931, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.7 meters or 51.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahayag 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.