Gakat, Municipality of Libagon, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityLibagon
Postal code6615
Population (2015)1,292
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.3991, 125.0546

Gakat is a barangay in the municipality of Libagon, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,292. This represented 8.52% of the total population of Libagon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gakat is 5 to 9, with 148 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 75 to 79, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 4113
5 to 9148
10 to 14145
15 to 19137
20 to 24101
25 to 2988
30 to 3472
35 to 3986
40 to 4467
45 to 4966
50 to 5448
55 to 5969
60 to 6439
65 to 6932
70 to 7423
75 to 7918
80 and over22
Total1,292

Historical population

The population of Gakat grew from 1,048 in 1990 to 1,292 in 2015, an increase of 244 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.54%, or an increase of 36 people, from the previous population of 1,256 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,048
1,004-0.80%
1,1092.16%
1,2731.92%
1,256-0.49%
1,2920.54%

Location

Gakat is situated at approximately 10.3991, 125.0546, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 374.9 meters or 1,230.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gakat 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.