Centro, City of Masbate, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
CityMasbate City
Postal code5400
Population (2015)1,985
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.3705, 123.6240

Centro, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in Masbate City, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,985. This represented 2.08% 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 Centro is 15 to 19, with 231 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4144
5 to 9227
10 to 14189
15 to 19231
20 to 24205
25 to 29159
30 to 34120
35 to 39108
40 to 44107
45 to 49134
50 to 5491
55 to 5978
60 to 6457
65 to 6941
70 to 7420
75 to 7927
80 and over18
Total1,985

Historical population

The population of Centro fell from 2,489 in 1990 to 1,985 in 2015, a decrease of 504 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.65%, or an increase of 66 people, from the previous population of 1,919 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,489
2,5680.59%
2,053-4.69%
1,906-1.02%
1,9190.25%
1,9850.65%

Location

Centro is situated at approximately 12.3705, 123.6240, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.1 meters or 49.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Centro 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.