Bontod, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)1,265
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1774, 123.9024

Bontod is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,265. This represented 4.82% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bontod is 10 to 14, with 175 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 119
1 to 4139
5 to 9167
10 to 14175
15 to 19135
20 to 2487
25 to 2968
30 to 3460
35 to 3983
40 to 4449
45 to 4946
50 to 5458
55 to 5959
60 to 6441
65 to 6922
70 to 7422
75 to 7922
80 and over13
Total1,265

Historical population

The population of Bontod grew from 1,009 in 1990 to 1,265 in 2015, an increase of 256 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.92%, or an increase of 120 people, from the previous population of 1,145 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,009
999-0.19%
1,1142.36%
1,1680.65%
1,145-0.72%
1,2651.92%

Location

Bontod is situated at approximately 12.1774, 123.9024, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 58.4 meters or 191.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bontod 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.