Baras, Municipality of San Policarpo, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalitySan Policarpo
Postal code6821
Population (2015)583
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.1890, 125.4807

Baras, formerly Lipata, is a barangay in the municipality of San Policarpo, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 583. This represented 3.97% of the total population of San Policarpo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baras is 1 to 4, with 80 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 480
5 to 974
10 to 1469
15 to 1955
20 to 2442
25 to 2944
30 to 3443
35 to 3939
40 to 4427
45 to 4921
50 to 5420
55 to 5912
60 to 6416
65 to 6917
70 to 744
75 to 794
80 and over2
Total583

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 290 in 1990 to 583 in 2015, an increase of 293 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.69%, or an increase of 49 people, from the previous population of 534 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
290
3081.13%
4237.04%
5232.97%
5340.76%
5831.69%

Location

Baras is situated at approximately 12.1890, 125.4807, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.3 meters or 125.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baras 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.