Magcaraguit, Municipality of Dimasalang, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityDimasalang
Postal code5403
Population (2015)1,602
Coordinates12.2420, 123.8573

Magcaraguit is a barangay in the municipality of Dimasalang, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,602. This represented 6.12% of the total population of Dimasalang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magcaraguit is 10 to 14, with 224 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 146
1 to 4171
5 to 9219
10 to 14224
15 to 19200
20 to 24173
25 to 2991
30 to 3473
35 to 3972
40 to 4467
45 to 4976
50 to 5453
55 to 5951
60 to 6434
65 to 6924
70 to 7415
75 to 796
80 and over7
Total1,602

Historical population

The population of Magcaraguit grew from 681 in 1990 to 1,602 in 2015, an increase of 921 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.00%, or an increase of 158 people, from the previous population of 1,444 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
681
1,0678.78%
1,1762.11%
1,4312.74%
1,4440.33%
1,6022.00%

Location

Magcaraguit is situated at approximately 12.2420, 123.8573. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.4 meters or 21.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Magcaraguit does not share a common border with any barangay.

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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.