Magsaysay, Municipality of Diffun, Province of Quirino

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceQuirino
MunicipalityDiffun
Postal code3401
Population (2020)890
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.5225, 121.4459 (16° 31' North, 121° 27' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level177.3 meters (581.7 feet)

Magsaysay is a barangay in the municipality of Diffun, in the province of Quirino. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 890. This represented 1.59% of the total population of Diffun.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Magsaysay in the 2015 Census was 940 broken down into 221 households or an average of 4.25 members per household.

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Number of households in Magsaysay (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
429894.82
6391294.95
6441364.74
7901924.11
9022084.34
9402214.25

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magsaysay is 5 to 9, with 110 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

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Population of Magsaysay by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1293.09%
1 to 4757.98%
5 to 911011.70%
10 to 1410110.74%
15 to 199910.53%
20 to 24889.36%
25 to 29737.77%
30 to 34606.38%
35 to 39626.60%
40 to 44636.70%
45 to 49535.64%
50 to 54384.04%
55 to 59353.72%
60 to 64192.02%
65 to 69181.91%
70 to 7480.85%
75 to 7950.53%
80 and over40.43%
Total940100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 53.39
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 5.93
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 59.32
  • Median Age: 23.18

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay grew from 429 in 1990 to 890 in 2020, an increase of 461 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 1.14%, or a decrease of 50 people, from the previous population of 940 in 2015.

Population of Magsaysay (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
429
6397.75%
6440.17%
7902.86%
9024.94%
9400.79%
890-1.14%

Location

Magsaysay is situated at approximately 16.5225, 121.4459, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 177.3 meters or 581.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Magsaysay shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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