Barag, Municipality of Mobo, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityMobo
Postal code5401
Population (2015)499
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.2181, 123.6658

Barag is a barangay in the municipality of Mobo, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 499. This represented 1.29% of the total population of Mobo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Barag is 5 to 9, with 83 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 65 to 69, and 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 478
5 to 983
10 to 1473
15 to 1967
20 to 2438
25 to 2937
30 to 3417
35 to 3927
40 to 4416
45 to 4916
50 to 5411
55 to 597
60 to 646
65 to 692
70 to 745
75 to 79
80 and over2
Total499

Historical population

The population of Barag grew from 281 in 1990 to 499 in 2015, an increase of 218 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.75%, or an increase of 145 people, from the previous population of 354 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
281
221-4.40%
2512.77%
4076.89%
354-4.95%
4996.75%

Location

Barag is situated at approximately 12.2181, 123.6658, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 457.0 meters or 1,499.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Barag 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.