Monte Alegre, Municipality of Kananga, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityKananga
Postal code6531
Population (2015)2,556
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1839, 124.5222

Monte Alegre is a barangay in the municipality of Kananga, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,556. This represented 4.52% of the total population of Kananga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Monte Alegre is 5 to 9, with 327 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 168
1 to 4262
5 to 9327
10 to 14320
15 to 19268
20 to 24193
25 to 29189
30 to 34158
35 to 39121
40 to 44151
45 to 49118
50 to 54113
55 to 5981
60 to 6468
65 to 6950
70 to 7427
75 to 7923
80 and over19
Total2,556

Historical population

The population of Monte Alegre grew from 1,958 in 1990 to 2,556 in 2015, an increase of 598 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.33%, or an increase of 291 people, from the previous population of 2,265 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,958
1,9950.35%
1,796-2.23%
1,8790.63%
2,2657.04%
2,5562.33%

Location

Monte Alegre is situated at approximately 11.1839, 124.5222, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.7 meters or 71.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Monte Alegre 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.