Mercedes, Municipality of Silago, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySilago
Postal code6607
Population (2015)1,840
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4699, 125.1508

Mercedes is a barangay in the municipality of Silago, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,840. This represented 14.40% of the total population of Silago.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mercedes is 15 to 19, with 193 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 31 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4132
5 to 9190
10 to 14192
15 to 19193
20 to 24128
25 to 29100
30 to 3493
35 to 39139
40 to 4486
45 to 49132
50 to 54105
55 to 5998
60 to 6460
65 to 6940
70 to 7441
75 to 7940
80 and over40
Total1,840

Historical population

The population of Mercedes grew from 1,567 in 1990 to 1,840 in 2015, an increase of 273 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 33 people, from the previous population of 1,807 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,567
1,550-0.20%
1,7182.23%
1,7670.39%
1,8070.82%
1,8400.35%

Location

Mercedes is situated at approximately 10.4699, 125.1508, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 389.2 meters or 1,276.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mercedes 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.