Canticum, Municipality of Calbiga, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityCalbiga
Postal code6715
Population (2015)1,292
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.6519, 125.0280

Canticum is a barangay in the municipality of Calbiga, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,292. This represented 5.62% of the total population of Calbiga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Canticum is 10 to 14, with 172 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 19 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4104
5 to 9136
10 to 14172
15 to 19143
20 to 24121
25 to 2971
30 to 3474
35 to 3968
40 to 4468
45 to 4975
50 to 5455
55 to 5940
60 to 6440
65 to 6928
70 to 7429
75 to 7919
80 and over21
Total1,292

Historical population

The population of Canticum grew from 918 in 1990 to 1,292 in 2015, an increase of 374 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.79%, or an increase of 52 people, from the previous population of 1,240 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
918
1,0262.11%
1,1091.68%
1,2141.26%
1,2400.77%
1,2920.79%

Location

Canticum is situated at approximately 11.6519, 125.0280, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.6 meters or 159.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Canticum 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.