Santa Maria, Municipality of Itbayat, Province of Batanes

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceBatanes
MunicipalityItbayat
Postal code3905
Population (2015)463
Philippine major island(s)Itbayat
Coordinates20.8006, 121.8661

Santa Maria, formerly Marapuy, is a barangay in the municipality of Itbayat, in the province of Batanes. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 463. This represented 16.15% of the total population of Itbayat.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Santa Maria is 5 to 9, with 52 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 430
5 to 952
10 to 1447
15 to 1913
20 to 2414
25 to 2931
30 to 3434
35 to 3932
40 to 4435
45 to 4931
50 to 5435
55 to 5931
60 to 6419
65 to 6915
70 to 7416
75 to 798
80 and over14
Total463

Historical population

The population of Santa Maria fell from 631 in 1990 to 463 in 2015, a decrease of 168 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 25 people, from the previous population of 438 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
631
590-1.25%
6010.40%
490-2.78%
438-4.00%
4631.06%

Location

Santa Maria is situated at approximately 20.8006, 121.8661, in the island of Itbayat. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 158.9 meters or 521.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Santa Maria 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.