Nijaga, City of Calbayog, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
CityCalbayog
Postal code6710
Population (2015)2,651
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.0879, 124.6001

Nijaga is a barangay in the city of Calbayog, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,651. This represented 1.44% of the total population of Calbayog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Nijaga is 15 to 19, with 361 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 174
1 to 4218
5 to 9278
10 to 14313
15 to 19361
20 to 24230
25 to 29165
30 to 34180
35 to 39192
40 to 44151
45 to 49141
50 to 54101
55 to 5987
60 to 6467
65 to 6937
70 to 7434
75 to 798
80 and over14
Total2,651

Historical population

The population of Nijaga grew from 1,116 in 1990 to 2,651 in 2015, an increase of 1,535 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.36%, or an increase of 306 people, from the previous population of 2,345 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,116
1,3223.22%
1,7015.55%
1,9381.82%
2,3457.19%
2,6512.36%

Location

Nijaga is situated at approximately 12.0879, 124.6001, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 46.1 meters or 151.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Nijaga 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.