Proteccion, Municipality of Hilongos, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityHilongos
Postal code6524
Population (2015)766
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4085, 124.7665

Proteccion is a barangay in the municipality of Hilongos, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 766. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Hilongos.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Proteccion is 10 to 14, with 87 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 448
5 to 978
10 to 1487
15 to 1974
20 to 2454
25 to 2944
30 to 3448
35 to 3937
40 to 4456
45 to 4941
50 to 5434
55 to 5926
60 to 6440
65 to 6933
70 to 7426
75 to 7922
80 and over9
Total766

Historical population

The population of Proteccion grew from 705 in 1990 to 766 in 2015, an increase of 61 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.20%, or an increase of 8 people, from the previous population of 758 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
705
658-1.28%
6640.19%
7772.19%
758-0.90%
7660.20%

Location

Proteccion is situated at approximately 10.4085, 124.7665, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.8 meters or 68.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Proteccion 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.