Hijo, Municipality of Maco, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
MunicipalityMaco
Postal code8806
Population (2015)3,775
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.3848, 125.8424

Hijo is a barangay in the municipality of Maco, in the province of Compostela Valley. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,775. This represented 4.64% of the total population of Maco.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Hijo is 20 to 24, with 377 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 182
1 to 4350
5 to 9376
10 to 14335
15 to 19358
20 to 24377
25 to 29364
30 to 34294
35 to 39244
40 to 44225
45 to 49188
50 to 54154
55 to 59126
60 to 64129
65 to 6965
70 to 7438
75 to 7930
80 and over40
Total3,775

Historical population

The population of Hijo grew from 2,434 in 1990 to 3,775 in 2015, an increase of 1,341 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.40%, or an increase of 442 people, from the previous population of 3,333 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,434
2,5440.83%
2,7041.32%
3,1652.19%
3,3331.90%
3,7752.40%

Location

Hijo is situated at approximately 7.3848, 125.8424, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.9 meters or 75.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Hijo 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.