Poblacion, Municipality of Dimasalang, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityDimasalang
Postal code5403
Population (2015)2,627
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1888, 123.8599

Poblacion is a barangay in the municipality of Dimasalang, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,627. This represented 10.03% of the total population of Dimasalang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 5 to 9, with 327 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 36 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 152
1 to 4238
5 to 9327
10 to 14298
15 to 19249
20 to 24192
25 to 29162
30 to 34160
35 to 39139
40 to 44177
45 to 49123
50 to 54119
55 to 59114
60 to 6480
65 to 6967
70 to 7443
75 to 7951
80 and over36
Total2,627

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 2,512 in 1990 to 2,627 in 2015, an increase of 115 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.27%, or a decrease of 38 people, from the previous population of 2,665 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,512
2,8002.05%
2,8280.21%
2,638-0.95%
2,6650.37%
2,627-0.27%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 12.1888, 123.8599, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.3 meters or 33.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.