Bantayan, Municipality of San Roque, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
MunicipalitySan Roque
Postal code6415
Population (2015)5,238
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.5182, 124.8415

Bantayan is a barangay in the municipality of San Roque, in the province of Northern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,238. This represented 17.13% of the total population of San Roque.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bantayan is 15 to 19, with 679 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1146
1 to 4518
5 to 9662
10 to 14602
15 to 19679
20 to 24514
25 to 29401
30 to 34294
35 to 39280
40 to 44277
45 to 49232
50 to 54166
55 to 59135
60 to 64123
65 to 6980
70 to 7456
75 to 7943
80 and over30
Total5,238

Historical population

The population of Bantayan grew from 2,427 in 1990 to 5,238 in 2015, an increase of 2,811 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.77%, or an increase of 461 people, from the previous population of 4,777 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,427
3,1054.72%
3,7544.15%
4,0541.07%
4,7776.16%
5,2381.77%

Location

Bantayan is situated at approximately 12.5182, 124.8415, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.6 meters or 15.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bantayan 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.