Bitoon, Municipality of San Ricardo, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySan Ricardo
Postal code6617
Population (2015)278
Philippine major island(s)Panaon
Coordinates10.0470, 125.2315

Bitoon is a barangay in the municipality of San Ricardo, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 278. This represented 2.65% of the total population of San Ricardo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bitoon is 5 to 9, with 32 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 428
5 to 932
10 to 1428
15 to 1924
20 to 2421
25 to 2917
30 to 3422
35 to 3925
40 to 4418
45 to 4914
50 to 5410
55 to 598
60 to 6411
65 to 698
70 to 743
75 to 792
80 and over1
Total278

Historical population

The population of Bitoon grew from 227 in 1990 to 278 in 2015, an increase of 51 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.42%, or an increase of 6 people, from the previous population of 272 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
227
222-0.42%
2754.70%
3041.39%
272-3.97%
2780.42%

Location

Bitoon is situated at approximately 10.0470, 125.2315, in the island of Panaon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 496.9 meters or 1,630.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bitoon 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.