Balantay, Municipality of Dimasalang, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityDimasalang
Postal code5403
Population (2015)1,655
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1638, 123.8291

Balantay is a barangay in the municipality of Dimasalang, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,655. This represented 6.32% of the total population of Dimasalang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balantay is 10 to 14, with 206 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 17 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 143
1 to 4178
5 to 9201
10 to 14206
15 to 19196
20 to 24155
25 to 29115
30 to 3482
35 to 3985
40 to 4478
45 to 4967
50 to 5457
55 to 5962
60 to 6445
65 to 6923
70 to 7420
75 to 7917
80 and over25
Total1,655

Historical population

The population of Balantay grew from 1,090 in 1990 to 1,655 in 2015, an increase of 565 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.51%, or an increase of 274 people, from the previous population of 1,381 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,090
1,067-0.40%
1,2393.26%
1,3531.22%
1,3810.75%
1,6553.51%

Location

Balantay is situated at approximately 12.1638, 123.8291, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 54.6 meters or 179.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balantay 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.