Libas, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)832
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0298, 123.8205

Libas is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 832. This represented 1.49% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Libas is 5 to 9, with 130 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 4108
5 to 9130
10 to 14108
15 to 1968
20 to 2451
25 to 2963
30 to 3452
35 to 3947
40 to 4436
45 to 4942
50 to 5428
55 to 5923
60 to 6412
65 to 6918
70 to 7414
75 to 794
80 and over4
Total832

Historical population

The population of Libas grew from 374 in 1990 to 832 in 2015, an increase of 458 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.27%, or a decrease of 58 people, from the previous population of 890 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
374
4282.56%
5154.05%
475-1.11%
89025.68%
832-1.27%

Location

Libas is situated at approximately 12.0298, 123.8205, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 27.1 meters or 88.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Libas 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.