Muñoz, City of Catbalogan, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
CityCatbalogan
Postal code6700
Population (2015)2,736
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.7879, 124.9021

Muñoz, formerly Poblacion 14, is a barangay in the city of Catbalogan, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,736. This represented 2.63% of the total population of Catbalogan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Muñoz is 15 to 19, with 333 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 21 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 147
1 to 4203
5 to 9256
10 to 14313
15 to 19333
20 to 24275
25 to 29207
30 to 34173
35 to 39182
40 to 44182
45 to 49153
50 to 54118
55 to 59108
60 to 6463
65 to 6939
70 to 7435
75 to 7928
80 and over21
Total2,736

Historical population

The population of Muñoz grew from 1,457 in 1990 to 2,736 in 2015, an increase of 1,279 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.18%, or an increase of 163 people, from the previous population of 2,573 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,457
1,6982.91%
1,8521.88%
2,1241.91%
2,5737.23%
2,7361.18%

Location

Muñoz is situated at approximately 11.7879, 124.9021, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 104.1 meters or 341.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Muñoz 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.