Hitawos, Municipality of Bontoc, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityBontoc
Postal code6604
Population (2015)377
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4213, 124.9160

Hitawos is a barangay in the municipality of Bontoc, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 377. This represented 1.30% of the total population of Bontoc.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Hitawos is 5 to 9, with 52 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 440
5 to 952
10 to 1451
15 to 1937
20 to 2428
25 to 2927
30 to 3423
35 to 3912
40 to 4415
45 to 4919
50 to 5418
55 to 5915
60 to 6411
65 to 6910
70 to 746
75 to 791
80 and over3
Total377

Historical population

The population of Hitawos grew from 243 in 1990 to 377 in 2015, an increase of 134 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.37%, or an increase of 26 people, from the previous population of 351 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
243
234-0.70%
3418.41%
3440.12%
3510.74%
3771.37%

Location

Hitawos is situated at approximately 10.4213, 124.9160, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 563.7 meters or 1,849.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Hitawos 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.