Cantuhaon, Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityPalompon
Postal code6538
Population (2015)1,592
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.9459, 124.3965

Cantuhaon is a barangay in the municipality of Palompon, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,592. This represented 2.74% of the total population of Palompon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cantuhaon is 10 to 14, with 173 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 4116
5 to 9161
10 to 14173
15 to 19155
20 to 2476
25 to 2998
30 to 3482
35 to 3979
40 to 44116
45 to 49107
50 to 54100
55 to 5967
60 to 6465
65 to 6946
70 to 7455
75 to 7940
80 and over37
Total1,592

Historical population

The population of Cantuhaon fell from 1,756 in 1990 to 1,592 in 2015, a decrease of 164 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.00%, or a decrease of 86 people, from the previous population of 1,678 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,756
1,668-0.96%
1,7491.02%
1,680-0.55%
1,678-0.04%
1,592-1.00%

Location

Cantuhaon is situated at approximately 10.9459, 124.3965, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.7 meters or 18.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cantuhaon 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.