Santa Cruz, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)1,996
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1566, 123.8855

Santa Cruz is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,996. This represented 7.61% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Santa Cruz is 10 to 14, with 305 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 25 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 147
1 to 4226
5 to 9283
10 to 14305
15 to 19167
20 to 2488
25 to 2991
30 to 34102
35 to 3999
40 to 4488
45 to 49119
50 to 5485
55 to 5975
60 to 6457
65 to 6956
70 to 7445
75 to 7925
80 and over38
Total1,996

Historical population

The population of Santa Cruz grew from 1,297 in 1990 to 1,996 in 2015, an increase of 699 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.04%, or an increase of 4 people, from the previous population of 1,992 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,297
1,5783.74%
1,563-0.20%
1,8662.47%
1,9922.41%
1,9960.04%

Location

Santa Cruz is situated at approximately 12.1566, 123.8855, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.0 meters or 68.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Santa Cruz 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.