Amamaros, Municipality of Pototan, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
MunicipalityPototan
Postal code5008
Population (2020)1,863
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.9244, 122.6222 (10° 55' North, 122° 37' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level24.6 meters (80.7 feet)

Amamaros is a barangay in the municipality of Pototan, in the province of Iloilo. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,863. This represented 2.38% of the total population of Pototan.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Amamaros in the 2015 Census was 1,739 broken down into 377 households or an average of 4.61 members per household.

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Number of households in Amamaros (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
9101884.84
1,0892254.84
1,2702614.87
1,4263154.53
1,5993374.74
1,7393774.61

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Amamaros is 10 to 14, with 188 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 18 individuals.

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Population of Amamaros by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1181.04%
1 to 41448.28%
5 to 917910.29%
10 to 1418810.81%
15 to 1917710.18%
20 to 241548.86%
25 to 291297.42%
30 to 341196.84%
35 to 391086.21%
40 to 441186.79%
45 to 49804.60%
50 to 54693.97%
55 to 59754.31%
60 to 64563.22%
65 to 69382.19%
70 to 74352.01%
75 to 79221.27%
80 and over301.73%
Total1,739100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 48.76
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 11.52
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 60.28
  • Median Age: 25.37

Historical population

The population of Amamaros grew from 910 in 1990 to 1,863 in 2020, an increase of 953 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 1.46%, or an increase of 124 people, from the previous population of 1,739 in 2015.

Population of Amamaros (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
910
1,0893.42%
1,2703.35%
1,4261.61%
1,5994.26%
1,7391.61%
1,8631.46%

Location

Amamaros is situated at approximately 10.9244, 122.6222, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.6 meters or 80.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Amamaros shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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