Maria Caridad, Municipality of Arakan, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityArakan
Postal code9417
Population (2015)690
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.4029, 125.1489

Maria Caridad is a barangay in the municipality of Arakan, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 690. This represented 1.43% of the total population of Arakan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Maria Caridad is 5 to 9, with 118 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 470
5 to 9118
10 to 1487
15 to 1960
20 to 2459
25 to 2953
30 to 3436
35 to 3942
40 to 4438
45 to 4934
50 to 5423
55 to 5910
60 to 6413
65 to 6911
70 to 749
75 to 795
80 and over3
Total690

Historical population

The population of Maria Caridad grew from 495 in 1990 to 690 in 2015, an increase of 195 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.76%, or an increase of 92 people, from the previous population of 598 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
495
5311.32%
5912.32%
6641.62%
598-3.74%
6902.76%

Location

Maria Caridad is situated at approximately 7.4029, 125.1489, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 389.1 meters or 1,276.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Maria Caridad 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.