Mactan, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)980
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0997, 123.7483

Mactan is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 980. This represented 1.46% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mactan is 5 to 9, with 123 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4119
5 to 9123
10 to 14119
15 to 1989
20 to 2487
25 to 2976
30 to 3454
35 to 3940
40 to 4448
45 to 4936
50 to 5437
55 to 5935
60 to 6424
65 to 6937
70 to 7417
75 to 796
80 and over5
Total980

Historical population

The population of Mactan grew from 435 in 1990 to 980 in 2015, an increase of 545 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.87%, or a decrease of 102 people, from the previous population of 1,082 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
435
6648.25%
6880.76%
537-3.36%
1,08229.05%
980-1.87%

Location

Mactan is situated at approximately 12.0997, 123.7483, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.0 meters or 65.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mactan 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.