Boca Engaño, Municipality of Claveria, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityClaveria
Postal code5419
Population (2015)1,976
Philippine major island(s)Burias
Coordinates12.7637, 123.3197

Boca Engaño is a barangay in the municipality of Claveria, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,976. This represented 4.52% of the total population of Claveria.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Boca Engaño is 10 to 14, with 281 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 152
1 to 4228
5 to 9274
10 to 14281
15 to 19194
20 to 24136
25 to 29103
30 to 34118
35 to 39113
40 to 44112
45 to 4960
50 to 5484
55 to 5952
60 to 6466
65 to 6945
70 to 7432
75 to 7913
80 and over13
Total1,976

Historical population

The population of Boca Engaño grew from 1,495 in 1990 to 1,976 in 2015, an increase of 481 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.99%, or an increase of 100 people, from the previous population of 1,876 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,495
1,5330.47%
1,6751.92%
1,6790.03%
1,8764.12%
1,9760.99%

Location

Boca Engaño is situated at approximately 12.7637, 123.3197, in the island of Burias. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 82.2 meters or 269.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Boca Engaño 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.