Benedicto, City of Iloilo

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
CityIloilo City
Postal code5000
Population (2015)2,979
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.7221, 122.5615

Benedicto, formerly Jaro, is a barangay in Iloilo City. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,979. This represented 0.66% of the total population of Iloilo City.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Benedicto is 25 to 29, with 269 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 44 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 158
1 to 4220
5 to 9265
10 to 14267
15 to 19255
20 to 24267
25 to 29269
30 to 34222
35 to 39222
40 to 44160
45 to 49199
50 to 54156
55 to 59115
60 to 6490
65 to 6974
70 to 7447
75 to 7944
80 and over49
Total2,979

Historical population

The population of Benedicto fell from 3,007 in 1990 to 2,979 in 2015, a decrease of 28 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 152 people, from the previous population of 2,827 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,007
2,679-2.14%
2,9902.38%
3,2151.01%
2,827-4.57%
2,9791.00%

Location

Benedicto is situated at approximately 10.7221, 122.5615, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.4 meters or 34.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benedicto 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.