Mercedes, City of Catbalogan, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
CityCatbalogan
Postal code6700
Population (2015)9,716
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.7892, 124.8772

Mercedes is a barangay in the city of Catbalogan, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,716. This represented 9.35% of the total population of Catbalogan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mercedes is 10 to 14, with 1,159 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 64 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1217
1 to 4914
5 to 91,080
10 to 141,159
15 to 191,122
20 to 24953
25 to 29722
30 to 34560
35 to 39593
40 to 44551
45 to 49466
50 to 54410
55 to 59307
60 to 64243
65 to 69170
70 to 74118
75 to 7967
80 and over64
Total9,716

Historical population

The population of Mercedes grew from 6,927 in 1990 to 9,716 in 2015, an increase of 2,789 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.93%, or an increase of 461 people, from the previous population of 9,255 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,927
7,7182.05%
8,2781.51%
9,3151.64%
9,255-0.23%
9,7160.93%

Location

Mercedes is situated at approximately 11.7892, 124.8772, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 114.8 meters or 376.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mercedes 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.