San Nicolas, Municipality of San Jose de Buan, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalitySan Jose de Buan
Postal code6723
Population (2015)838
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.0981, 125.0051

San Nicolas is a barangay in the municipality of San Jose de Buan, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 838. This represented 10.79% of the total population of San Jose de Buan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in San Nicolas is 5 to 9, with 129 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 4112
5 to 9129
10 to 14104
15 to 19108
20 to 2478
25 to 2957
30 to 3457
35 to 3940
40 to 4428
45 to 4923
50 to 5421
55 to 5926
60 to 6412
65 to 697
70 to 746
75 to 794
80 and over5
Total838

Historical population

The population of San Nicolas grew from 565 in 1990 to 838 in 2015, an increase of 273 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 7.65%, or an increase of 269 people, from the previous population of 569 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
565
7705.97%
753-0.48%
739-0.26%
569-9.08%
8387.65%

Location

San Nicolas is situated at approximately 12.0981, 125.0051, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 209.1 meters or 686.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

San Nicolas 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.