Lagta, Municipality of Baleno, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBaleno
Postal code5413
Population (2015)1,942
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.4379, 123.5128

Lagta is a barangay in the municipality of Baleno, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,942. This represented 7.44% of the total population of Baleno.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lagta is 5 to 9, with 293 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 151
1 to 4234
5 to 9293
10 to 14254
15 to 19201
20 to 24139
25 to 29129
30 to 34115
35 to 39124
40 to 4496
45 to 4961
50 to 5461
55 to 5944
60 to 6459
65 to 6934
70 to 7428
75 to 7911
80 and over8
Total1,942

Historical population

The population of Lagta grew from 1,270 in 1990 to 1,942 in 2015, an increase of 672 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.41%, or an increase of 228 people, from the previous population of 1,714 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,270
1,2920.32%
1,4272.15%
1,5401.06%
1,7143.97%
1,9422.41%

Location

Lagta is situated at approximately 12.4379, 123.5128, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 176.0 meters or 577.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lagta 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.