Obat, Municipality of Santa Catalina, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalitySanta Catalina
Postal code6220
Population (2015)2,524
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3836, 122.9037

Obat is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Catalina, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,524. This represented 3.33% of the total population of Santa Catalina.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Obat is 10 to 14, with 308 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 32 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4215
5 to 9270
10 to 14308
15 to 19281
20 to 24232
25 to 29191
30 to 34134
35 to 39145
40 to 44110
45 to 49133
50 to 54125
55 to 5988
60 to 6494
65 to 6944
70 to 7444
75 to 7935
80 and over32
Total2,524

Historical population

The population of Obat fell from 2,548 in 1990 to 2,524 in 2015, a decrease of 24 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.56%, or a decrease of 75 people, from the previous population of 2,599 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,548
2,323-1.72%
2,4341.01%
2,5720.76%
2,5990.38%
2,524-0.56%

Location

Obat is situated at approximately 9.3836, 122.9037, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 133.4 meters or 437.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Obat 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.