Malatawan, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)477
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0550, 123.8553

Malatawan is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 477. This represented 1.82% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Malatawan is 10 to 14, with 69 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 446
5 to 961
10 to 1469
15 to 1942
20 to 2437
25 to 2931
30 to 3434
35 to 3932
40 to 4423
45 to 4923
50 to 5413
55 to 5913
60 to 6413
65 to 6910
70 to 746
75 to 798
80 and over4
Total477

Historical population

The population of Malatawan grew from 281 in 1990 to 477 in 2015, an increase of 196 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.83%, or an increase of 65 people, from the previous population of 412 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
281
3644.97%
4635.29%
423-1.24%
412-0.95%
4772.83%

Location

Malatawan is situated at approximately 12.0550, 123.8553, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 90.0 meters or 295.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Malatawan 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.