Poblacion, Municipality of Balud, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBalud
Postal code5412
Population (2015)3,174
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0368, 123.2039

Poblacion, formerly Balud, is a barangay in the municipality of Balud, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,174. This represented 8.33% of the total population of Balud.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 5 to 9, with 396 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 181
1 to 4327
5 to 9396
10 to 14359
15 to 19349
20 to 24278
25 to 29219
30 to 34182
35 to 39201
40 to 44162
45 to 49162
50 to 54124
55 to 5993
60 to 6487
65 to 6951
70 to 7441
75 to 7932
80 and over30
Total3,174

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 1,678 in 1990 to 3,174 in 2015, an increase of 1,496 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.05%, or an increase of 464 people, from the previous population of 2,710 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,678
1,9132.49%
2,1512.55%
2,3451.20%
2,7105.41%
3,1743.05%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 12.0368, 123.2039, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.6 meters or 34.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.