Central, Municipality of Arteche, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityArteche
Postal code6822
Population (2015)415
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2575, 125.3884

Central, 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 415. This represented 2.59% of the total population of Arteche.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Central is 15 to 19, with 45 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14
1 to 416
5 to 941
10 to 1441
15 to 1945
20 to 2424
25 to 2919
30 to 3433
35 to 3920
40 to 4432
45 to 4934
50 to 5424
55 to 5917
60 to 6422
65 to 6911
70 to 7416
75 to 797
80 and over9
Total415

Historical population

The population of Central fell from 560 in 1990 to 415 in 2015, a decrease of 145 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.81%, or a decrease of 67 people, from the previous population of 482 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
560
528-1.10%
5360.32%
510-0.68%
482-2.03%
415-2.81%

Location

Central is situated at approximately 12.2575, 125.3884, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 64.2 meters or 210.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Central 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.