Buenaflor, Municipality of Dimasalang, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityDimasalang
Postal code5403
Population (2015)1,170
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1128, 123.8057

Buenaflor is a barangay in the municipality of Dimasalang, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,170. This represented 4.47% of the total population of Dimasalang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Buenaflor is 5 to 9, with 168 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 4120
5 to 9168
10 to 14166
15 to 19125
20 to 2492
25 to 2989
30 to 3461
35 to 3951
40 to 4461
45 to 4966
50 to 5441
55 to 5928
60 to 6428
65 to 6925
70 to 7410
75 to 7910
80 and over6
Total1,170

Historical population

The population of Buenaflor grew from 663 in 1990 to 1,170 in 2015, an increase of 507 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.18%, or an increase of 11 people, from the previous population of 1,159 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
663
7642.69%
8522.37%
8580.10%
1,15911.57%
1,1700.18%

Location

Buenaflor is situated at approximately 12.1128, 123.8057, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 91.6 meters or 300.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Buenaflor 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.