Matugnao, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)584
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1058, 123.9210

Matugnao is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 584. This represented 2.23% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Matugnao is 10 to 14, with 85 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 112
1 to 462
5 to 980
10 to 1485
15 to 1959
20 to 2433
25 to 2927
30 to 3430
35 to 3939
40 to 4435
45 to 4924
50 to 5423
55 to 599
60 to 6423
65 to 6916
70 to 7414
75 to 796
80 and over7
Total584

Historical population

The population of Matugnao fell from 632 in 1990 to 584 in 2015, a decrease of 48 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.10%, or a decrease of 69 people, from the previous population of 653 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
632
558-2.31%
6342.78%
6490.32%
6530.22%
584-2.10%

Location

Matugnao is situated at approximately 12.1058, 123.9210, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 192.3 meters or 630.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Matugnao 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.