Macaalan, Municipality of Calbiga, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityCalbiga
Postal code6715
Population (2015)752
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.6232, 125.0201

Macaalan is a barangay in the municipality of Calbiga, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 752. This represented 3.27% of the total population of Calbiga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Macaalan is 5 to 9, with 89 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 120
1 to 484
5 to 989
10 to 1480
15 to 1966
20 to 2469
25 to 2963
30 to 3450
35 to 3929
40 to 4441
45 to 4928
50 to 5432
55 to 5926
60 to 6422
65 to 6916
70 to 7419
75 to 794
80 and over14
Total752

Historical population

The population of Macaalan grew from 445 in 1990 to 752 in 2015, an increase of 307 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.03%, or an increase of 199 people, from the previous population of 553 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
445
442-0.13%
426-0.79%
4570.97%
5537.19%
7526.03%

Location

Macaalan is situated at approximately 11.6232, 125.0201, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.8 meters or 28.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Macaalan 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.