Poblacion, Municipality of Kananga, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityKananga
Postal code6531
Population (2015)9,197
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1785, 124.5597

Poblacion is a barangay in the municipality of Kananga, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,197. This represented 16.26% of the total population of Kananga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 10 to 14, with 1,063 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 80 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1217
1 to 4833
5 to 91,032
10 to 141,063
15 to 191,029
20 to 24865
25 to 29673
30 to 34558
35 to 39527
40 to 44485
45 to 49458
50 to 54414
55 to 59323
60 to 64249
65 to 69177
70 to 74130
75 to 7984
80 and over80
Total9,197

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 5,481 in 1990 to 9,197 in 2015, an increase of 3,716 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.76%, or an increase of 1,620 people, from the previous population of 7,577 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,481
6,7513.98%
7,2201.45%
7,7560.99%
7,577-0.85%
9,1973.76%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 11.1785, 124.5597, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 46.9 meters or 153.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.