Macarthur, Municipality of Arteche, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityArteche
Postal code6822
Population (2015)419
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.1876, 125.2738

Macarthur is a barangay in the municipality of Arteche, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 419. This represented 2.61% of the total population of Arteche.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Macarthur is 5 to 9, with 62 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 111
1 to 455
5 to 962
10 to 1447
15 to 1944
20 to 2437
25 to 2934
30 to 3434
35 to 3916
40 to 4419
45 to 4916
50 to 5415
55 to 595
60 to 647
65 to 695
70 to 742
75 to 795
80 and over5
Total419

Historical population

The population of Macarthur grew from 355 in 1990 to 419 in 2015, an increase of 64 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.88%, or an increase of 58 people, from the previous population of 361 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
355
330-1.36%
3591.82%
347-0.47%
3611.45%
4192.88%

Location

Macarthur is situated at approximately 12.1876, 125.2738, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 93.4 meters or 306.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Macarthur 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.