Luna, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)2,651
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9186, 123.8539

Luna is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,651. This represented 4.75% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Luna is 10 to 14, with 399 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 168
1 to 4302
5 to 9356
10 to 14399
15 to 19278
20 to 24212
25 to 29155
30 to 34142
35 to 39127
40 to 44116
45 to 49117
50 to 5496
55 to 59105
60 to 6450
65 to 6949
70 to 7441
75 to 7924
80 and over14
Total2,651

Historical population

The population of Luna grew from 2,195 in 1990 to 2,651 in 2015, an increase of 456 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.23%, or an increase of 165 people, from the previous population of 2,486 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,195
2,050-1.27%
2,0700.21%
2,1230.35%
2,4865.91%
2,6511.23%

Location

Luna is situated at approximately 11.9186, 123.8539, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 13.3 meters or 43.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Luna 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.