Purisima, Municipality of Tago, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityTago
Postal code8302
Population (2015)6,556
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.0219, 126.2294

Purisima, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Tago, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,556. This represented 18.56% of the total population of Tago.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Purisima is 10 to 14, with 708 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 77 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1158
1 to 4563
5 to 9680
10 to 14708
15 to 19670
20 to 24536
25 to 29457
30 to 34467
35 to 39392
40 to 44347
45 to 49314
50 to 54327
55 to 59289
60 to 64216
65 to 69156
70 to 74111
75 to 7988
80 and over77
Total6,556

Historical population

The population of Purisima grew from 5,128 in 1990 to 6,556 in 2015, an increase of 1,428 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.33%, or an increase of 113 people, from the previous population of 6,443 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,128
5,5061.34%
5,9021.50%
6,2050.69%
6,4431.38%
6,5560.33%

Location

Purisima is situated at approximately 9.0219, 126.2294, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Purisima 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.