Mataba, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)2,738
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.5429, 123.2619

Mataba is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,738. This represented 3.18% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mataba is 5 to 9, with 446 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 20 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 170
1 to 4338
5 to 9446
10 to 14421
15 to 19293
20 to 24177
25 to 29126
30 to 34120
35 to 39138
40 to 44134
45 to 49116
50 to 5484
55 to 5973
60 to 6479
65 to 6940
70 to 7442
75 to 7921
80 and over20
Total2,738

Historical population

The population of Mataba grew from 1,769 in 1990 to 2,738 in 2015, an increase of 969 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.37%, or an increase of 189 people, from the previous population of 2,549 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,769
1,365-4.74%
1,5683.02%
1,9573.10%
2,54910.10%
2,7381.37%

Location

Mataba is situated at approximately 12.5429, 123.2619, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 37.6 meters or 123.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mataba 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.