Bontoc, Municipality of Hindang, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityHindang
Postal code6523
Population (2015)1,639
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4653, 124.7363

Bontoc is a barangay in the municipality of Hindang, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,639. This represented 7.83% of the total population of Hindang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bontoc is 5 to 9, with 173 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 31 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4112
5 to 9173
10 to 14162
15 to 19151
20 to 24124
25 to 29121
30 to 34123
35 to 3983
40 to 4483
45 to 4997
50 to 5479
55 to 5984
60 to 6461
65 to 6945
70 to 7440
75 to 7938
80 and over32
Total1,639

Historical population

The population of Bontoc grew from 1,441 in 1990 to 1,639 in 2015, an increase of 198 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.29%, or an increase of 25 people, from the previous population of 1,614 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,441
1,388-0.70%
1,329-0.93%
1,5582.22%
1,6141.29%
1,6390.29%

Location

Bontoc is situated at approximately 10.4653, 124.7363, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 176.2 meters or 578.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bontoc 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.