Baras, Municipality of Esperanza, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityEsperanza
Postal code5407
Population (2015)1,221
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.8723, 123.9805

Baras is a barangay in the municipality of Esperanza, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,221. This represented 6.58% of the total population of Esperanza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baras is 10 to 14, with 176 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4122
5 to 9156
10 to 14176
15 to 19130
20 to 2479
25 to 2963
30 to 3471
35 to 3969
40 to 4459
45 to 4961
50 to 5457
55 to 5953
60 to 6443
65 to 6920
70 to 7417
75 to 799
80 and over7
Total1,221

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 698 in 1990 to 1,221 in 2015, an increase of 523 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.85%, or an increase of 53 people, from the previous population of 1,168 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
698
9335.59%
1,1374.33%
1,1990.73%
1,168-0.95%
1,2210.85%

Location

Baras is situated at approximately 11.8723, 123.9805, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.1 meters or 62.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baras 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.