Miabas, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)1,317
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0782, 123.8404

Miabas is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,317. This represented 5.02% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Miabas is 10 to 14, with 188 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 4128
5 to 9178
10 to 14188
15 to 19145
20 to 24123
25 to 2971
30 to 3468
35 to 3961
40 to 4484
45 to 4969
50 to 5442
55 to 5943
60 to 6432
65 to 6926
70 to 7417
75 to 7910
80 and over9
Total1,317

Historical population

The population of Miabas grew from 893 in 1990 to 1,317 in 2015, an increase of 424 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.50%, or an increase of 34 people, from the previous population of 1,283 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
893
9551.27%
1,3798.20%
1,078-3.34%
1,2836.54%
1,3170.50%

Location

Miabas is situated at approximately 12.0782, 123.8404, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 111.8 meters or 366.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Miabas 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.