Biyong, City of Masbate, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
CityMasbate City
Postal code5400
Population (2015)2,117
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.3443, 123.5310

Biyong is a barangay in Masbate City, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,117. This represented 2.22% of the total population of Masbate City.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Biyong is 5 to 9, with 298 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 16 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 163
1 to 4272
5 to 9298
10 to 14251
15 to 19217
20 to 24191
25 to 29161
30 to 34121
35 to 3986
40 to 4486
45 to 4997
50 to 5488
55 to 5967
60 to 6439
65 to 6921
70 to 7424
75 to 7919
80 and over16
Total2,117

Historical population

The population of Biyong grew from 1,312 in 1990 to 2,117 in 2015, an increase of 805 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.29%, or an increase of 237 people, from the previous population of 1,880 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,312
1,4211.51%
1,327-1.46%
1,6042.65%
1,8805.95%
2,1172.29%

Location

Biyong is situated at approximately 12.3443, 123.5310, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 82.2 meters or 269.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Biyong 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.