Peñafrancia, Municipality of Claveria, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityClaveria
Postal code5419
Population (2015)1,339
Philippine major island(s)Burias
Coordinates12.7025, 123.3727

Peñafrancia is a barangay in the municipality of Claveria, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,339. This represented 3.06% of the total population of Claveria.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Peñafrancia is 5 to 9, with 212 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4132
5 to 9212
10 to 14191
15 to 19147
20 to 2489
25 to 2994
30 to 3469
35 to 3960
40 to 4460
45 to 4957
50 to 5452
55 to 5943
60 to 6436
65 to 6929
70 to 7425
75 to 7911
80 and over4
Total1,339

Historical population

The population of Peñafrancia grew from 999 in 1990 to 1,339 in 2015, an increase of 340 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.10%, or a decrease of 158 people, from the previous population of 1,497 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
999
1,1492.66%
1,3142.92%
1,298-0.17%
1,4975.33%
1,339-2.10%

Location

Peñafrancia is situated at approximately 12.7025, 123.3727, in the island of Burias. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 70.3 meters or 230.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Peñafrancia 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.