Potoson, Municipality of Baleno, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBaleno
Postal code5413
Population (2015)1,192
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.4734, 123.4830

Potoson is a barangay in the municipality of Baleno, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,192. This represented 4.57% of the total population of Baleno.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Potoson is 5 to 9, with 184 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125
1 to 4162
5 to 9184
10 to 14154
15 to 19120
20 to 2491
25 to 2960
30 to 3471
35 to 3972
40 to 4466
45 to 4952
50 to 5431
55 to 5926
60 to 6422
65 to 6926
70 to 7413
75 to 798
80 and over9
Total1,192

Historical population

The population of Potoson grew from 612 in 1990 to 1,192 in 2015, an increase of 580 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.32%, or an increase of 20 people, from the previous population of 1,172 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
612
6942.38%
638-1.79%
9615.81%
1,1727.49%
1,1920.32%

Location

Potoson is situated at approximately 12.4734, 123.4830, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 39.4 meters or 129.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Potoson 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.