Puro, Municipality of Aroroy, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityAroroy
Postal code5414
Population (2015)8,131
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.4819, 123.3792

Puro is a barangay in the municipality of Aroroy, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,131. This represented 9.44% of the total population of Aroroy.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Puro is 5 to 9, with 1,081 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 36 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1239
1 to 4988
5 to 91,081
10 to 14932
15 to 19789
20 to 24753
25 to 29684
30 to 34570
35 to 39444
40 to 44368
45 to 49373
50 to 54322
55 to 59220
60 to 64134
65 to 6985
70 to 7469
75 to 7944
80 and over36
Total8,131

Historical population

The population of Puro grew from 7,746 in 1990 to 8,131 in 2015, an increase of 385 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.58%, or an increase of 2,018 people, from the previous population of 6,113 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,746
5,104-7.52%
5,100-0.02%
3,719-4.26%
6,11319.83%
8,1315.58%

Location

Puro is situated at approximately 12.4819, 123.3792, in the island of Masbate.


Adjacent barangays

Puro 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.