Famosa, Municipality of Monreal, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityMonreal
Postal code5418
Population (2015)1,160
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.6280, 123.6919

Famosa is a barangay in the municipality of Monreal, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,160. This represented 4.36% of the total population of Monreal.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Famosa is 10 to 14, with 175 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 127
1 to 4139
5 to 9163
10 to 14175
15 to 19119
20 to 2488
25 to 2950
30 to 3465
35 to 3952
40 to 4470
45 to 4950
50 to 5446
55 to 5932
60 to 6433
65 to 6917
70 to 7422
75 to 796
80 and over6
Total1,160

Historical population

The population of Famosa grew from 677 in 1990 to 1,160 in 2015, an increase of 483 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.35%, or an increase of 133 people, from the previous population of 1,027 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
677
652-0.70%
7432.84%
9152.91%
1,0274.29%
1,1602.35%

Location

Famosa is situated at approximately 12.6280, 123.6919, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 28.1 meters or 92.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Famosa 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.