Dakit, Municipality of San Francisco, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySan Francisco
Postal code6613
Population (2015)1,003
Philippine major island(s)Panaon
Coordinates10.0600, 125.1580

Dakit, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of San Francisco, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,003. This represented 7.48% of the total population of San Francisco.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Dakit is 5 to 9, with 103 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 485
5 to 9103
10 to 1488
15 to 1991
20 to 2472
25 to 2975
30 to 3463
35 to 3963
40 to 4448
45 to 4960
50 to 5453
55 to 5949
60 to 6447
65 to 6928
70 to 7425
75 to 7914
80 and over24
Total1,003

Historical population

The population of Dakit grew from 645 in 1990 to 1,003 in 2015, an increase of 358 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.06%, or an increase of 3 people, from the previous population of 1,000 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
645
6750.86%
8224.32%
8650.71%
1,0005.42%
1,0030.06%

Location

Dakit is situated at approximately 10.0600, 125.1580, in the island of Panaon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 18.8 meters or 61.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Dakit 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.