Canares, Municipality of Batuan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBatuan
Postal code5415
Population (2015)1,265
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.4196, 123.7590

Canares is a barangay in the municipality of Batuan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,265. This represented 8.39% of the total population of Batuan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Canares is 5 to 9, with 156 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4126
5 to 9156
10 to 14148
15 to 19142
20 to 24112
25 to 2996
30 to 3464
35 to 3970
40 to 4453
45 to 4967
50 to 5463
55 to 5960
60 to 6431
65 to 6914
70 to 7414
75 to 7913
80 and over8
Total1,265

Historical population

The population of Canares grew from 912 in 1990 to 1,265 in 2015, an increase of 353 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.37%, or an increase of 24 people, from the previous population of 1,241 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
912
1,1434.32%
1,014-2.53%
983-0.43%
1,2418.85%
1,2650.37%

Location

Canares is situated at approximately 12.4196, 123.7590, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.8 meters or 71.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Canares 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.