Mariposa, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)1,352
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.5138, 123.2991

Mariposa is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,352. This represented 1.57% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mariposa is 5 to 9, with 218 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4169
5 to 9218
10 to 14201
15 to 19166
20 to 2493
25 to 2983
30 to 3458
35 to 3970
40 to 4452
45 to 4942
50 to 5455
55 to 5938
60 to 6422
65 to 6915
70 to 7413
75 to 799
80 and over5
Total1,352

Historical population

The population of Mariposa grew from 900 in 1990 to 1,352 in 2015, an increase of 452 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.63%, or an increase of 110 people, from the previous population of 1,242 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
900
9400.82%
1,0662.73%
1,2011.66%
1,2421.23%
1,3521.63%

Location

Mariposa is situated at approximately 12.5138, 123.2991, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 113.6 meters or 372.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mariposa 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.