Paraiso, Municipality of Milagros, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityMilagros
Postal code5410
Population (2015)3,832
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.2301, 123.3985

Paraiso, formerly Potot, is a barangay in the municipality of Milagros, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,832. This represented 6.67% of the total population of Milagros.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Paraiso is 5 to 9, with 593 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 22 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1122
1 to 4433
5 to 9593
10 to 14551
15 to 19434
20 to 24301
25 to 29226
30 to 34225
35 to 39201
40 to 44165
45 to 49155
50 to 54135
55 to 5990
60 to 6478
65 to 6936
70 to 7425
75 to 7940
80 and over22
Total3,832

Historical population

The population of Paraiso grew from 1,328 in 1990 to 3,832 in 2015, an increase of 2,504 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.88%, or an increase of 531 people, from the previous population of 3,301 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,328
2,0148.11%
2,3703.55%
2,9373.00%
3,3014.34%
3,8322.88%

Location

Paraiso is situated at approximately 12.2301, 123.3985, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 40.6 meters or 133.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Paraiso 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.