Balawing, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)719
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.4585, 123.3682

Balawing is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 719. This represented 0.83% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balawing is 5 to 9, with 104 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 494
5 to 9104
10 to 1484
15 to 1985
20 to 2458
25 to 2952
30 to 3444
35 to 3934
40 to 4433
45 to 4922
50 to 5422
55 to 5924
60 to 6419
65 to 696
70 to 748
75 to 796
80 and over1
Total719

Historical population

The population of Balawing grew from 449 in 1990 to 719 in 2015, an increase of 270 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.54%, or an increase of 120 people, from the previous population of 599 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
449
4590.41%
5594.32%
5590.00%
5992.55%
7193.54%

Location

Balawing is situated at approximately 12.4585, 123.3682, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 30.8 meters or 101.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balawing 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.