Beniton, Municipality of Bontoc, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityBontoc
Postal code6604
Population (2015)800
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.3861, 124.9255

Beniton is a barangay in the municipality of Bontoc, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 800. This represented 2.77% of the total population of Bontoc.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Beniton is 5 to 9, with 116 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 462
5 to 9116
10 to 14110
15 to 1966
20 to 2447
25 to 2927
30 to 3449
35 to 3937
40 to 4441
45 to 4951
50 to 5446
55 to 5941
60 to 6434
65 to 6917
70 to 7420
75 to 7913
80 and over9
Total800

Historical population

The population of Beniton grew from 500 in 1990 to 800 in 2015, an increase of 300 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.45%, or an increase of 224 people, from the previous population of 576 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
500
479-0.80%
454-1.14%
5191.86%
5763.87%
8006.45%

Location

Beniton is situated at approximately 10.3861, 124.9255, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 157.2 meters or 515.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Beniton 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.