Balatucan, Municipality of Mobo, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityMobo
Postal code5401
Population (2015)1,883
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.2531, 123.7036

Balatucan is a barangay in the municipality of Mobo, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,883. This represented 4.85% of the total population of Mobo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balatucan is 10 to 14, with 269 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 16 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 153
1 to 4196
5 to 9241
10 to 14269
15 to 19181
20 to 24164
25 to 29124
30 to 3488
35 to 39107
40 to 44101
45 to 4994
50 to 5468
55 to 5969
60 to 6435
65 to 6936
70 to 7418
75 to 7923
80 and over16
Total1,883

Historical population

The population of Balatucan grew from 1,054 in 1990 to 1,883 in 2015, an increase of 829 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 113 people, from the previous population of 1,770 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,054
1,2122.65%
1,5335.17%
1,6831.30%
1,7701.85%
1,8831.19%

Location

Balatucan is situated at approximately 12.2531, 123.7036, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 338.6 meters or 1,110.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balatucan 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.