Gumahang, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)1,994
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.5871, 123.2556

Gumahang is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,994. This represented 2.31% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gumahang is 5 to 9, with 329 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4253
5 to 9329
10 to 14277
15 to 19199
20 to 24120
25 to 29146
30 to 34109
35 to 3998
40 to 4482
45 to 4991
50 to 5466
55 to 5967
60 to 6441
65 to 6936
70 to 7420
75 to 799
80 and over8
Total1,994

Historical population

The population of Gumahang grew from 1,212 in 1990 to 1,994 in 2015, an increase of 782 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.18%, or an increase of 119 people, from the previous population of 1,875 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,212
1,5184.31%
1,6181.38%
1,547-0.62%
1,8757.25%
1,9941.18%

Location

Gumahang is situated at approximately 12.5871, 123.2556, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 72.6 meters or 238.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gumahang 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.