Luy‑a, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)2,937
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.4201, 123.4063

Luy‑a is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,937. This represented 3.41% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Luy-a is 5 to 9, with 447 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 183
1 to 4358
5 to 9447
10 to 14345
15 to 19343
20 to 24293
25 to 29241
30 to 34163
35 to 39122
40 to 44141
45 to 49120
50 to 5490
55 to 5964
60 to 6459
65 to 6918
70 to 7425
75 to 7917
80 and over8
Total2,937

Historical population

The population of Luy-a grew from 1,925 in 1990 to 2,937 in 2015, an increase of 1,012 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.31%, or an increase of 584 people, from the previous population of 2,353 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,925
2,1101.73%
2,052-0.60%
2,0780.17%
2,3534.63%
2,9374.31%

Location

Luy‑a is situated at approximately 12.4201, 123.4063, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 141.7 meters or 464.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Luy‑a 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.