Benit, Municipality of Sogod, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySogod
Postal code6606
Population (2015)70
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4597, 124.9675

Benit is a barangay in the municipality of Sogod, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 70. This represented 0.16% of the total population of Sogod.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age groups with the highest population in Benit are in the ranges 1 to 4, and 10 to 14, with 10 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1
1 to 410
5 to 99
10 to 1410
15 to 196
20 to 244
25 to 294
30 to 344
35 to 393
40 to 443
45 to 492
50 to 543
55 to 595
60 to 643
65 to 692
70 to 74
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total70

Historical population

The population of Benit fell from 272 in 1990 to 70 in 2015, a decrease of 202 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 25.48%, or a decrease of 258 people, from the previous population of 328 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
272
2860.94%
3323.25%
273-2.66%
3286.91%
70-25.48%

Location

Benit is situated at approximately 10.4597, 124.9675, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 468.8 meters or 1,538.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benit 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.