Pichon, Municipality of Caraga, Province of Davao Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Oriental
MunicipalityCaraga
Postal code8203
Population (2015)6,095
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.3692, 126.3907

Pichon is a barangay in the municipality of Caraga, in the province of Davao Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,095. This represented 15.09% of the total population of Caraga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pichon is 10 to 14, with 827 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1100
1 to 4507
5 to 9821
10 to 14827
15 to 19780
20 to 24537
25 to 29454
30 to 34348
35 to 39382
40 to 44386
45 to 49342
50 to 54183
55 to 59156
60 to 6488
65 to 6984
70 to 7444
75 to 7937
80 and over19
Total6,095

Historical population

The population of Pichon grew from 2,361 in 1990 to 6,095 in 2015, an increase of 3,734 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.11%, or an increase of 907 people, from the previous population of 5,188 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,361
3,4787.53%
4,2014.13%
4,3890.61%
5,1886.28%
6,0953.11%

Location

Pichon is situated at approximately 7.3692, 126.3907, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 933.9 meters or 3,063.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pichon 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.