Matayum, Municipality of Cataingan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCataingan
Postal code5405
Population (2015)1,845
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9632, 124.0457

Matayum is a barangay in the municipality of Cataingan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,845. This represented 3.67% of the total population of Cataingan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Matayum is 10 to 14, with 229 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4177
5 to 9201
10 to 14229
15 to 19178
20 to 24138
25 to 29112
30 to 3498
35 to 39105
40 to 44104
45 to 49104
50 to 5483
55 to 5986
60 to 6466
65 to 6942
70 to 7448
75 to 7925
80 and over12
Total1,845

Historical population

The population of Matayum grew from 1,560 in 1990 to 1,845 in 2015, an increase of 285 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.50%, or an increase of 48 people, from the previous population of 1,797 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,560
1,7171.81%
1,583-1.73%
1,7601.47%
1,7970.76%
1,8450.50%

Location

Matayum is situated at approximately 11.9632, 124.0457, in the island of Masbate.


Adjacent barangays

Matayum does not share a common border with any barangay.

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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.