Ichon, Municipality of Macrohon, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityMacrohon
Postal code6601
Population (2015)3,671
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.1119, 124.9050

Ichon is a barangay in the municipality of Macrohon, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,671. This represented 13.99% of the total population of Macrohon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Ichon is 5 to 9, with 372 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 40 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 164
1 to 4260
5 to 9372
10 to 14333
15 to 19337
20 to 24333
25 to 29325
30 to 34243
35 to 39222
40 to 44204
45 to 49233
50 to 54212
55 to 59171
60 to 64120
65 to 6985
70 to 7464
75 to 7940
80 and over53
Total3,671

Historical population

The population of Ichon grew from 2,646 in 1990 to 3,671 in 2015, an increase of 1,025 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.32%, or an increase of 62 people, from the previous population of 3,609 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,646
2,8411.34%
3,1852.48%
3,5771.61%
3,6090.32%
3,6710.32%

Location

Ichon is situated at approximately 10.1119, 124.9050, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.6 meters or 51.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Ichon 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.