Cogon, Municipality of Guiuan, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityGuiuan
Postal code6809
Population (2015)1,943
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.0432, 125.7279

Cogon is a barangay in the municipality of Guiuan, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,943. This represented 3.67% of the total population of Guiuan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cogon is 5 to 9, with 237 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 145
1 to 4212
5 to 9237
10 to 14220
15 to 19216
20 to 24203
25 to 29137
30 to 34124
35 to 39107
40 to 44108
45 to 4990
50 to 5474
55 to 5959
60 to 6442
65 to 6928
70 to 7421
75 to 7911
80 and over9
Total1,943

Historical population

The population of Cogon grew from 741 in 1990 to 1,943 in 2015, an increase of 1,202 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 10.57%, or an increase of 797 people, from the previous population of 1,146 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
741
8252.03%
782-1.14%
9642.93%
1,1466.50%
1,94310.57%

Location

Cogon is situated at approximately 11.0432, 125.7279, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.1 meters or 39.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cogon 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.