Abaca, Municipality of Cataingan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCataingan
Postal code5405
Population (2015)610
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0632, 123.9554

Abaca is a barangay in the municipality of Cataingan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 610. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Cataingan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Abaca is 5 to 9, with 93 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 65 to 69, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 19
1 to 473
5 to 993
10 to 1473
15 to 1970
20 to 2464
25 to 2938
30 to 3441
35 to 3923
40 to 4421
45 to 4924
50 to 5421
55 to 5921
60 to 6415
65 to 694
70 to 746
75 to 798
80 and over6
Total610

Historical population

The population of Abaca grew from 463 in 1990 to 610 in 2015, an increase of 147 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.05%, or an increase of 139 people, from the previous population of 471 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
463
4720.36%
5151.89%
469-1.28%
4710.16%
6105.05%

Location

Abaca is situated at approximately 12.0632, 123.9554, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 158.7 meters or 520.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Abaca 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.