Baras, Municipality of Baco, Province of Oriental Mindoro

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvinceOriental Mindoro
MunicipalityBaco
Postal code5201
Population (2015)1,626
Philippine major island(s)Mindoro
Coordinates13.2328, 121.0145

Baras, formerly Mangyan Minority, is a barangay in the municipality of Baco, in the province of Oriental Mindoro. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,626. This represented 4.37% of the total population of Baco.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baras is 5 to 9, with 268 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 149
1 to 4214
5 to 9268
10 to 14232
15 to 19187
20 to 24149
25 to 29122
30 to 3499
35 to 3979
40 to 4468
45 to 4938
50 to 5442
55 to 5924
60 to 6418
65 to 6913
70 to 7415
75 to 793
80 and over6
Total1,626

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 742 in 1990 to 1,626 in 2015, an increase of 884 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.48%, or an increase of 121 people, from the previous population of 1,505 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
742
726-0.41%
9656.29%
1,2934.12%
1,5055.68%
1,6261.48%

Location

Baras is situated at approximately 13.2328, 121.0145, in the island of Mindoro. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,527.7 meters or 5,012.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baras 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.