Caraatan, Municipality of Malitbog, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityMalitbog
Postal code6603
Population (2015)199
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.1356, 124.9682

Caraatan is a barangay in the municipality of Malitbog, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 199. This represented 0.87% of the total population of Malitbog.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Caraatan is 20 to 24, with 24 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13
1 to 417
5 to 923
10 to 1423
15 to 1922
20 to 2424
25 to 297
30 to 3418
35 to 399
40 to 4410
45 to 4914
50 to 545
55 to 598
60 to 645
65 to 697
70 to 744
75 to 79
80 and over
Total199

Historical population

The population of Caraatan fell from 291 in 1990 to 199 in 2015, a decrease of 92 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.10%, or a decrease of 1 people, from the previous population of 200 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
291
284-0.46%
216-5.70%
155-4.47%
2009.72%
199-0.10%

Location

Caraatan is situated at approximately 10.1356, 124.9682, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 122.6 meters or 402.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Caraatan 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.