Potingbato, Municipality of Esperanza, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityEsperanza
Postal code5407
Population (2015)1,048
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.7605, 124.0356

Potingbato is a barangay in the municipality of Esperanza, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,048. This represented 5.64% of the total population of Esperanza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Potingbato is 5 to 9, with 149 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 17 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 122
1 to 497
5 to 9149
10 to 14147
15 to 19116
20 to 2467
25 to 2951
30 to 3452
35 to 3965
40 to 4455
45 to 4933
50 to 5441
55 to 5947
60 to 6425
65 to 6927
70 to 7420
75 to 7917
80 and over17
Total1,048

Historical population

The population of Potingbato fell from 1,096 in 1990 to 1,048 in 2015, a decrease of 48 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 54 people, from the previous population of 994 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,096
1,2101.87%
983-4.36%
9930.14%
9940.04%
1,0481.01%

Location

Potingbato is situated at approximately 11.7605, 124.0356, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.6 meters or 87.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Potingbato 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.