Catigahan, Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityPalompon
Postal code6538
Population (2015)345
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.0115, 124.4508

Catigahan is a barangay in the municipality of Palompon, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 345. This represented 0.59% of the total population of Palompon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Catigahan is 20 to 24, with 40 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 418
5 to 938
10 to 1428
15 to 1928
20 to 2440
25 to 2929
30 to 3426
35 to 3920
40 to 4415
45 to 4921
50 to 5414
55 to 5913
60 to 6411
65 to 6911
70 to 749
75 to 7910
80 and over5
Total345

Historical population

The population of Catigahan fell from 366 in 1990 to 345 in 2015, a decrease of 21 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.13%, or an increase of 66 people, from the previous population of 279 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
366
4343.24%
324-6.07%
275-2.24%
2790.53%
3454.13%

Location

Catigahan is situated at approximately 11.0115, 124.4508, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 102.3 meters or 335.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Catigahan 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.