Japunan, 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)859
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2360, 125.4497

Japunan is a barangay in the municipality of San Policarpo, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 859. This represented 5.85% 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 Japunan is 5 to 9, with 106 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 470
5 to 9106
10 to 14101
15 to 1988
20 to 2465
25 to 2954
30 to 3457
35 to 3947
40 to 4442
45 to 4932
50 to 5442
55 to 5941
60 to 6435
65 to 6917
70 to 7421
75 to 7917
80 and over9
Total859

Historical population

The population of Japunan grew from 574 in 1990 to 859 in 2015, an increase of 285 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.34%, or an increase of 15 people, from the previous population of 844 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
574
7264.50%
8182.59%
8921.20%
844-1.99%
8590.34%

Location

Japunan is situated at approximately 12.2360, 125.4497, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 34.8 meters or 114.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Japunan 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.