Bato, Municipality of Arteche, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityArteche
Postal code6822
Population (2020)245
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2569, 125.3349 (12° 15' North, 125° 20' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level30.0 meters (98.4 feet)

Bato, formerly San Luis, is a barangay in the municipality of Arteche, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 245. This represented 1.50% of the total population of Arteche.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Bato in the 2015 Census was 233 broken down into 46 households or an average of 5.07 members per household.

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Number of households in Bato (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
107215.10
152324.75
153314.94
144364.00
230504.60
233465.07

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bato is 10 to 14, with 44 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 1 individual.

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Population of Bato by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 162.58%
1 to 42410.30%
5 to 93012.88%
10 to 144418.88%
15 to 192410.30%
20 to 24146.01%
25 to 29156.44%
30 to 34166.87%
35 to 39156.44%
40 to 44156.44%
45 to 4993.86%
50 to 5462.58%
55 to 5962.58%
60 to 6420.86%
65 to 6941.72%
70 to 7410.43%
75 to 790.00%
80 and over20.86%
Total233100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 85.25
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 5.74
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 90.99
  • Median Age: 17.60

Historical population

The population of Bato grew from 107 in 1990 to 245 in 2020, an increase of 138 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 12 people, from the previous population of 233 in 2015.

Population of Bato (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
107
1526.80%
1530.14%
144-0.83%
23018.58%
2330.25%
2451.06%

Location

Bato is situated at approximately 12.2569, 125.3349, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.0 meters or 98.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bato 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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