Mercedes, Municipality of Tago, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityTago
Postal code8302
Population (2015)403
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.0137, 126.2255

Mercedes is a barangay in the municipality of Tago, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 403. This represented 1.14% of the total population of Tago.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mercedes is 10 to 14, with 49 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 439
5 to 941
10 to 1449
15 to 1935
20 to 2440
25 to 2929
30 to 3419
35 to 3922
40 to 4418
45 to 4919
50 to 5425
55 to 5920
60 to 6414
65 to 698
70 to 749
75 to 793
80 and over4
Total403

Historical population

The population of Mercedes fell from 483 in 1990 to 403 in 2015, a decrease of 80 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.53%, or an increase of 11 people, from the previous population of 392 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
483
422-2.50%
416-0.31%
5213.15%
392-9.84%
4030.53%

Location

Mercedes is situated at approximately 9.0137, 126.2255, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.2 meters or 17.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mercedes 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.