Balete, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)1,608
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.3833, 123.4163

Balete is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,608. This represented 1.87% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balete is 5 to 9, with 270 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 4248
5 to 9270
10 to 14221
15 to 19173
20 to 24163
25 to 29121
30 to 3490
35 to 3977
40 to 4459
45 to 4968
50 to 5437
55 to 5925
60 to 6415
65 to 6915
70 to 7413
75 to 793
80 and over4
Total1,608

Historical population

The population of Balete grew from 965 in 1990 to 1,608 in 2015, an increase of 643 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.15%, or an increase of 170 people, from the previous population of 1,438 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
965
650-7.14%
6580.26%
9154.65%
1,43817.89%
1,6082.15%

Location

Balete is situated at approximately 12.3833, 123.4163, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 165.6 meters or 543.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balete 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.