2015 Population of Barangay San Roque, City of Marikina

Reference Number: 

2020-SR-008 (POII)

Release Date: 

Friday, June 4, 2021
The Census of Population, which is a complete enumeration of households in the country, is designed primarily to take an inventory of the population of all barangays in the Philippines as mandated by RA No. 10625 and Executive Order No. 352. It also collects information about some characteristics of the population such as age, sex, marital status, and highest grade completed.
This special release presents data on the population of Barangay San Roque, City of Marikina. Figures are based from the tabulated data of the 2015 Census of Population.
Total Population of Barangay San Roque Reaches 17,945
The total population of Barangay San Roque, City of Marikina reached 17,945 as of August 1, 2015. This accounts for 4.0 percent of the city’s total population. The household population of Barangay San Roque constituted a sum of 17,848 while the remaining 97 people belonged to the institutional population or those residing in institutional living quarters such as hotels, hospitals, orphanages, homes for the aged, jails, and military camps.
Of the household population, 8,633 or 48.4 percent were male while 9,215 or 51.6 percent were female. These figures resulted to a sex ratio of 94 males per 100 females.
Age 20 to 24 Years Comprise the Largest Age Group
The age-sex distribution of the population showed that persons aged 20 to 24 years comprised the largest age group, making up 9.6 percent of the household population. This was followed by those in the age groups 15 to 19 years (9.5 percent) and 25 to 29 years (9.1 percent).
Females outnumbered males in the age groups 0 to 54 years and in the older age groups (55 years old and over). Refer to Table 2 for details.
Median Age is 29 Years 
In 2015, the median age of the household population of Barangay San Roque was 29. This means that half of the household population was younger than 29 years. This was higher than the median age of the City of Marikina which was 27 years.
Five in Seven of the Household Population are of Voting Age
A total of 12,707 or 71.2 percent of the barangay’s household populace belonged to the voting population or those aged 18 years and over. There were more female voters (6,726 or 52.9 percent) than male voters (5,981 or 47.1 percent). Refer to Table 3 for details.
Senior Citizens Constitute 9.7 Percent of the Household Population
People who were regarded as senior citizens were those aged 60 years and over.  In 2015, senior citizens made up 9.7 percent of the barangay’s household population.  Among the senior citizens, females (57.6 percent) outnumbered males (42.4 percent). Refer to Table 2 for details.
Overall Dependency Ratio Totals 43 Dependents
The overall dependency ratio of Barangay San Roque was 43, which indicates that for every 100 working-age population, there were about 43 dependents (34 young dependents and 9 old dependents). This was lower than the overall dependency ratio of the City of Marikina which was 48 dependents. Refer to Table 4 for details.
Two Elderly for Every Five Children Below 15 Years
The ageing index or the proportion of persons aged 60 years and over per 100 persons under the age of 15 years in Barangay San Roque registered 41.3 percent. This translates to two persons aged 60 years and over for every five children under 15 years old.
Never Been Married Persons Tally 53.0 Percent
Of the total household population 10 years old and over, 53.0 percent has never been married while 35.1 percent was married. The rest of the population was categorized as follows: common-law/live-in (5.5 percent), widowed (4.5 percent) and divorced/separated (1.8 percent).  Among those who have never been married, a higher proportion in females (50.5 percent) than males (49.5 percent) was recorded.  Likewise, the proportion of females were higher than males among those who were widowed (74.7 percent), divorced/separated (61.7 percent), married (51.8 percent) and common-law/live-in (50.7 percent). Refer to Table 5 for details.
Simple Literacy Rate is Recorded at 98.5 Percent
Barangay San Roque recorded a literacy rate of 98.5 percent which was higher than the total literacy rate of the City of Marikina that was at 98.3 percent.  Literacy rate was slightly higher among females (98.8 percent) than males (98.2 percent). Refer to Table 7 for details.
Three in Every Five Persons are Engaged in a Gainful Activity
Approximately three in every five persons (61.0 percent) were engaged in gainful activity during the 12 months preceding the census. Among the major occupation groups, clerical support workers comprised the largest group (23.6 percent). Service and sales workers came next (16.8 percent), followed by managers (12.1 percent). Refer to Table 8 for details.
The 2015 Census of Population (POPCEN 2015) was undertaken by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) in August 2015 as mandated by Republic Act No. 10625, otherwise known as the Philippine Statistics Act of 2013. It was the 14th census of population that was undertaken since the first census in 1903. POPCEN 2015 was designed to take an inventory of the total population all over the Philippines and collect information about their characteristics. Census day for the POPCEN 2015 was August 1, 2015 (12:01 a.m.). POPCEN 2015 made use of the de jure concept of enumeration wherein households and persons are enumerated in the area where they usually reside as of the census reference date. Enumeration lasted for about 25 days, from 10 August to 6 September 2015. Enumeration was extended until 15 September 2015 for large provinces and some highly urbanized cities. 
Total population                                 the sum of the household population and institutional population. It also includes Filipinos in Philippine embassies,
                                                          consulates, and missions abroad 
Household population                        comprises of persons who belong to a household, the basic criterion of which is the usual place of residence or the
                                                          place where the person usually resides 
Institutional population                      the population enumerated in collective or institutional living quarters such as: dormitories/lodging houses, jails/
                                                          prisons, military camps, convents/seminaries, and mental hospitals 
Household                                          a social unit consisting of a person living alone or a group of persons who sleep in the same housing unit and
                                                          have a common arrangement in the preparation and consumption of food 
Age                                                    the interval of time between a person’s date of birth and the census reference date (1 August 2015). Expressed in
                                                          completed years (as of last birthday), it is recorded in whole number 
Median age                                         the age at which exactly half of the population is younger than this age and the other half is older than it 
Overall dependency ratio                   the ratio of persons in the dependent ages (under 15 years old and over 64 years old) to persons in the 
                                                          economically active or working ages (15 to 64 years old) in the population 
Marital status                                     the personal status of each individual with reference to the marriage laws or customs of the country 
Simple literacy rate                            the proportion of persons aged 10 years and over who are able to read and write a simple message in any
                                                          language or dialect 
Highest grade/year completed           the highest grade or year completed in school, college or university
Usual activity/occupation                  the kind of job or business, which a person aged 15 years’ and over was engaged in most of the time during the
                                                         12 months preceding the census