Molopolo, Municipality of Macrohon, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityMacrohon
Postal code6601
Population (2015)1,137
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.0706, 124.9556

Molopolo is a barangay in the municipality of Macrohon, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,137. This represented 4.33% of the total population of Macrohon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Molopolo is 10 to 14, with 138 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 15 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 120
1 to 497
5 to 9134
10 to 14138
15 to 19103
20 to 2470
25 to 2968
30 to 3465
35 to 3963
40 to 4469
45 to 4967
50 to 5451
55 to 5954
60 to 6433
65 to 6938
70 to 7431
75 to 7915
80 and over21
Total1,137

Historical population

The population of Molopolo grew from 650 in 1990 to 1,137 in 2015, an increase of 487 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.47%, or an increase of 84 people, from the previous population of 1,053 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
650
7101.67%
8704.45%
1,0062.02%
1,0531.68%
1,1371.47%

Location

Molopolo is situated at approximately 10.0706, 124.9556, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 132.5 meters or 434.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Molopolo 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.