Benit, Municipality of Malitbog, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityMalitbog
Postal code6603
Population (2015)434
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.1458, 124.9893

Benit is a barangay in the municipality of Malitbog, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 434. This represented 1.89% of the total population of Malitbog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Benit is 15 to 19, with 57 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15
1 to 418
5 to 932
10 to 1453
15 to 1957
20 to 2435
25 to 2920
30 to 3420
35 to 3925
40 to 4419
45 to 4933
50 to 5435
55 to 5915
60 to 6417
65 to 6918
70 to 7410
75 to 7911
80 and over11
Total434

Historical population

The population of Benit grew from 300 in 1990 to 434 in 2015, an increase of 134 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.13%, or a decrease of 3 people, from the previous population of 437 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
300
3714.06%
4464.03%
439-0.22%
437-0.17%
434-0.13%

Location

Benit is situated at approximately 10.1458, 124.9893, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 77.3 meters or 253.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benit 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.