Magatas, Municipality of Sogod, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalitySogod
Postal code6606
Population (2015)1,285
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.4348, 125.0276

Magatas is a barangay in the municipality of Sogod, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,285. This represented 2.86% of the total population of Sogod.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magatas is 5 to 9, with 153 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133
1 to 4132
5 to 9153
10 to 14148
15 to 19130
20 to 2495
25 to 2984
30 to 3481
35 to 3962
40 to 4466
45 to 4981
50 to 5461
55 to 5947
60 to 6435
65 to 6930
70 to 7416
75 to 7923
80 and over8
Total1,285

Historical population

The population of Magatas grew from 1,076 in 1990 to 1,285 in 2015, an increase of 209 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.32%, or an increase of 146 people, from the previous population of 1,139 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,076
948-2.34%
1,0552.32%
1,0650.13%
1,1392.48%
1,2852.32%

Location

Magatas is situated at approximately 10.4348, 125.0276, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 112.5 meters or 369.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Magatas 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.