San Fernando, Municipality of Basey, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityBasey
Postal code6720
Population (2015)1,576
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.3445, 125.2275

San Fernando, formerly Nouvelas Oriental, is a barangay in the municipality of Basey, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,576. This represented 2.84% of the total population of Basey.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in San Fernando is 10 to 14, with 207 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 132
1 to 4133
5 to 9188
10 to 14207
15 to 19177
20 to 24106
25 to 2993
30 to 3487
35 to 3973
40 to 4485
45 to 4979
50 to 5486
55 to 5974
60 to 6441
65 to 6948
70 to 7427
75 to 7922
80 and over18
Total1,576

Historical population

The population of San Fernando grew from 1,425 in 1990 to 1,576 in 2015, an increase of 151 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.43%, or an increase of 35 people, from the previous population of 1,541 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,425
1,143-4.05%
1,3984.41%
1,5221.18%
1,5410.45%
1,5760.43%

Location

San Fernando is situated at approximately 11.3445, 125.2275, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 285.6 meters or 937.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

San Fernando 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.