Tunga, Municipality of Esperanza, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityEsperanza
Postal code5407
Population (2015)847
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.7448, 124.0530

Tunga is a barangay in the municipality of Esperanza, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 847. This represented 4.56% of the total population of Esperanza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tunga is 5 to 9, with 140 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 495
5 to 9140
10 to 14126
15 to 1963
20 to 2439
25 to 2942
30 to 3451
35 to 3951
40 to 4447
45 to 4933
50 to 5438
55 to 5927
60 to 6424
65 to 6926
70 to 7417
75 to 797
80 and over2
Total847

Historical population

The population of Tunga grew from 722 in 1990 to 847 in 2015, an increase of 125 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.51%, or an increase of 64 people, from the previous population of 783 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
722
7280.16%
702-0.78%
680-0.44%
7835.27%
8471.51%

Location

Tunga is situated at approximately 11.7448, 124.0530, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 67.5 meters or 221.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tunga 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.