Malbug, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)3,508
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0780, 123.6733

Malbug is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,508. This represented 5.23% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Malbug is 10 to 14, with 483 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 20 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 182
1 to 4401
5 to 9480
10 to 14483
15 to 19366
20 to 24262
25 to 29218
30 to 34214
35 to 39200
40 to 44160
45 to 49166
50 to 54155
55 to 5997
60 to 6482
65 to 6957
70 to 7443
75 to 7922
80 and over20
Total3,508

Historical population

The population of Malbug grew from 1,749 in 1990 to 3,508 in 2015, an increase of 1,759 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.17%, or an increase of 530 people, from the previous population of 2,978 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,749
1,624-1.38%
2,1486.18%
2,6362.86%
2,9784.54%
3,5083.17%

Location

Malbug is situated at approximately 12.0780, 123.6733, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.0 meters or 39.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Malbug 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.