Murtha, Municipality of San Jose, Province of Occidental Mindoro

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOccidental Mindoro
MunicipalitySan Jose
Postal code5100
Population (2015)5,985
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Coordinates12.4522, 121.0839

Murtha is a barangay in the municipality of San Jose, in the province of Occidental Mindoro. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,985. This represented 4.17% of the total population of San Jose.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Murtha is 5 to 9, with 778 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 37 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1154
1 to 4611
5 to 9778
10 to 14676
15 to 19622
20 to 24510
25 to 29419
30 to 34425
35 to 39378
40 to 44296
45 to 49292
50 to 54244
55 to 59188
60 to 64151
65 to 69103
70 to 7462
75 to 7939
80 and over37
Total5,985

Historical population

The population of Murtha grew from 3,199 in 1990 to 5,985 in 2015, an increase of 2,786 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.42%, or an increase of 706 people, from the previous population of 5,279 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,199
2,405-5.20%
3,80210.32%
4,3721.95%
5,2797.10%
5,9852.42%

Location

Murtha is situated at approximately 12.4522, 121.0839, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.0 meters or 121.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Murtha 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.