Libtong, Municipality of Cataingan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCataingan
Postal code5405
Population (2015)497
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0664, 123.9370

Libtong is a barangay in the municipality of Cataingan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 497. This represented 0.99% of the total population of Cataingan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Libtong is 5 to 9, with 78 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 457
5 to 978
10 to 1466
15 to 1953
20 to 2419
25 to 2921
30 to 3427
35 to 3938
40 to 4417
45 to 4919
50 to 5418
55 to 5915
60 to 6428
65 to 699
70 to 748
75 to 794
80 and over5
Total497

Historical population

The population of Libtong fell from 680 in 1990 to 497 in 2015, a decrease of 183 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.73%, or a decrease of 110 people, from the previous population of 607 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
680
653-0.76%
6921.25%
625-1.39%
607-1.06%
497-3.73%

Location

Libtong is situated at approximately 12.0664, 123.9370, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 212.3 meters or 696.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Libtong 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.