Cogon, Municipality of Guiuan, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityGuiuan
Postal code6809
Population (2020)3,635
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.0428, 125.7252 (11° 3' North, 125° 44' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.5 meters (34.4 feet)

Cogon is a barangay in the municipality of Guiuan, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 3,635. This represented 6.81% of the total population of Guiuan.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Cogon in the 2015 Census was 1,943 broken down into 435 households or an average of 4.47 members per household.

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Number of households in Cogon (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
7411305.70
8251545.36
7821425.51
9642084.63
1,1462364.86
1,9434354.47

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.

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Population of Cogon by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1452.32%
1 to 421210.91%
5 to 923712.20%
10 to 1422011.32%
15 to 1921611.12%
20 to 2420310.45%
25 to 291377.05%
30 to 341246.38%
35 to 391075.51%
40 to 441085.56%
45 to 49904.63%
50 to 54743.81%
55 to 59593.04%
60 to 64422.16%
65 to 69281.44%
70 to 74211.08%
75 to 79110.57%
80 and over90.46%
Total1,943100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 61.55
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 5.95
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 67.5
  • Median Age: 21.02

Historical population

The population of Cogon grew from 741 in 1990 to 3,635 in 2020, an increase of 2,894 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 14.09%, or an increase of 1,692 people, from the previous population of 1,943 in 2015.

Population of Cogon (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
741
8252.03%
782-1.14%
9642.93%
1,1466.50%
1,94310.57%
3,63514.09%

Location

Cogon is situated at approximately 11.0428, 125.7252, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.5 meters or 34.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cogon 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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