Himatagon, Municipality of Saint Bernard, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySaint Bernard
Postal code6616
Population (2015)1,773
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.2825, 125.1435

Himatagon, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Saint Bernard, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,773. This represented 6.24% of the total population of Saint Bernard.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Himatagon is 15 to 19, with 193 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 20 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4100
5 to 9170
10 to 14161
15 to 19193
20 to 24181
25 to 29136
30 to 34119
35 to 39123
40 to 44105
45 to 49121
50 to 5473
55 to 5967
60 to 6458
65 to 6960
70 to 7436
75 to 7921
80 and over20
Total1,773

Historical population

The population of Himatagon grew from 1,530 in 1990 to 1,773 in 2015, an increase of 243 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 101 people, from the previous population of 1,672 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,530
1,5440.17%
1,5610.24%
1,7001.18%
1,672-0.60%
1,7731.12%

Location

Himatagon is situated at approximately 10.2825, 125.1435, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.3 meters or 122.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Himatagon 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.