Alegria, Municipality of Zumarraga, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityZumarraga
Postal code6725
Population (2015)582
Philippine major island(s)Bagatao
Coordinates11.6800, 124.8556

Alegria is a barangay in the municipality of Zumarraga, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 582. This represented 3.57% of the total population of Zumarraga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Alegria is 10 to 14, with 92 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 471
5 to 972
10 to 1492
15 to 1972
20 to 2444
25 to 2936
30 to 3415
35 to 3921
40 to 4438
45 to 4926
50 to 5424
55 to 5916
60 to 649
65 to 699
70 to 7411
75 to 792
80 and over5
Total582

Historical population

The population of Alegria grew from 365 in 1990 to 582 in 2015, an increase of 217 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.80%, or a decrease of 25 people, from the previous population of 607 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
365
4353.34%
5304.33%
5751.13%
6071.99%
582-0.80%

Location

Alegria is situated at approximately 11.6800, 124.8556, in the island of Bagatao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 78.4 meters or 257.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Alegria 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.