Mercado Poblacion, Municipality of Jovellar, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
MunicipalityJovellar
Postal code4515
Population (2015)221
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates13.0739, 123.5910

Mercado Poblacion, formerly Barangay 5, is a barangay in the municipality of Jovellar, in the province of Albay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 221. This represented 1.28% of the total population of Jovellar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mercado Poblacion is 10 to 14, with 24 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12
1 to 414
5 to 921
10 to 1424
15 to 1922
20 to 2422
25 to 2920
30 to 3416
35 to 399
40 to 4410
45 to 4910
50 to 548
55 to 5912
60 to 646
65 to 699
70 to 745
75 to 793
80 and over8
Total221

Historical population

The population of Mercado Poblacion fell from 324 in 1990 to 221 in 2015, a decrease of 103 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.08%, or a decrease of 13 people, from the previous population of 234 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
324
4556.57%
385-3.52%
252-5.68%
234-2.66%
221-1.08%

Location

Mercado Poblacion is situated at approximately 13.0739, 123.5910, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 60.9 meters or 199.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mercado Poblacion 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.