Daraga, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)2,855
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9072, 123.8721

Daraga is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,855. This represented 5.11% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Daraga is 10 to 14, with 417 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 193
1 to 4334
5 to 9408
10 to 14417
15 to 19262
20 to 24196
25 to 29177
30 to 34135
35 to 39160
40 to 44148
45 to 49131
50 to 5497
55 to 5992
60 to 6464
65 to 6948
70 to 7443
75 to 7932
80 and over18
Total2,855

Historical population

The population of Daraga grew from 1,923 in 1990 to 2,855 in 2015, an increase of 932 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.76%, or an increase of 112 people, from the previous population of 2,743 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,923
2,0371.08%
1,874-1.77%
2,3733.31%
2,7435.42%
2,8550.76%

Location

Daraga is situated at approximately 11.9072, 123.8721, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.9 meters or 32.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Daraga 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.