Mantang, Municipality of Taft, Province of Eastern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
MunicipalityTaft
Postal code6816
Population (2015)2,163
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.8545, 125.3869

Mantang is a barangay in the municipality of Taft, in the province of Eastern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,163. This represented 11.44% of the total population of Taft.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mantang is 5 to 9, with 261 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 27 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4169
5 to 9261
10 to 14211
15 to 19230
20 to 24163
25 to 29149
30 to 34141
35 to 3997
40 to 44126
45 to 49135
50 to 5495
55 to 59101
60 to 6479
65 to 6965
70 to 7442
75 to 7927
80 and over34
Total2,163

Historical population

The population of Mantang grew from 1,724 in 1990 to 2,163 in 2015, an increase of 439 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.61%, or an increase of 174 people, from the previous population of 1,989 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,724
2,0082.90%
1,965-0.46%
1,9880.16%
1,9890.02%
2,1631.61%

Location

Mantang is situated at approximately 11.8545, 125.3869, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 91.7 meters or 300.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mantang 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.