Higosoan, Municipality of Tomas Oppus, Province of Southern Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
MunicipalityTomas Oppus
Postal code6605
Population (2015)312
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.3286, 124.9637

Higosoan is a barangay in the municipality of Tomas Oppus, in the province of Southern Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 312. This represented 1.88% of the total population of Tomas Oppus.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age groups with the highest population in Higosoan are in the ranges 1 to 4, and 15 to 19, with 34 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13
1 to 434
5 to 933
10 to 1431
15 to 1934
20 to 2422
25 to 2922
30 to 3416
35 to 3919
40 to 4415
45 to 4917
50 to 5417
55 to 5916
60 to 649
65 to 695
70 to 744
75 to 7910
80 and over5
Total312

Historical population

The population of Higosoan grew from 212 in 1990 to 312 in 2015, an increase of 100 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.14%, or an increase of 18 people, from the previous population of 294 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
212
2130.09%
2331.94%
2852.82%
2941.14%
3121.14%

Location

Higosoan is situated at approximately 10.3286, 124.9637, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.9 meters or 29.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Higosoan 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.