Balud, Municipality of Arteche, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityArteche
Postal code6822
Population (2015)1,363
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2356, 125.3944

Balud, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Arteche, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,363. This represented 8.50% of the total population of Arteche.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balud is 15 to 19, with 180 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 120
1 to 4120
5 to 9141
10 to 14172
15 to 19180
20 to 24113
25 to 29102
30 to 34100
35 to 3983
40 to 4466
45 to 4956
50 to 5447
55 to 5956
60 to 6428
65 to 6929
70 to 7427
75 to 7911
80 and over12
Total1,363

Historical population

The population of Balud grew from 706 in 1990 to 1,363 in 2015, an increase of 657 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.32%, or an increase of 91 people, from the previous population of 1,272 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
706
1,0076.88%
1,0310.51%
1,1631.68%
1,2723.31%
1,3631.32%

Location

Balud is situated at approximately 12.2356, 125.3944, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 81.1 meters or 266.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balud 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.