Macabug, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)1,089
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.3582, 123.3048

Macabug is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,089. This represented 1.26% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Macabug is 5 to 9, with 158 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4147
5 to 9158
10 to 14149
15 to 19137
20 to 2497
25 to 2976
30 to 3469
35 to 3945
40 to 4430
45 to 4930
50 to 5437
55 to 5930
60 to 6419
65 to 6911
70 to 747
75 to 798
80 and over11
Total1,089

Historical population

The population of Macabug grew from 625 in 1990 to 1,089 in 2015, an increase of 464 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.32%, or an increase of 18 people, from the previous population of 1,071 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
625
7222.74%
8122.55%
8180.10%
1,07110.31%
1,0890.32%

Location

Macabug is situated at approximately 12.3582, 123.3048, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 74.6 meters or 244.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Macabug 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.