Mahayag, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,362
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9127, 123.9010

Mahayag is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,362. This represented 2.44% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mahayag is 5 to 9, with 181 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130
1 to 4155
5 to 9181
10 to 14180
15 to 19158
20 to 24113
25 to 2992
30 to 3488
35 to 3957
40 to 4462
45 to 4952
50 to 5460
55 to 5944
60 to 6431
65 to 6925
70 to 7414
75 to 7910
80 and over10
Total1,362

Historical population

The population of Mahayag grew from 808 in 1990 to 1,362 in 2015, an increase of 554 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 70 people, from the previous population of 1,292 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
808
9432.94%
1,0742.83%
1,1000.33%
1,2926.03%
1,3621.01%

Location

Mahayag is situated at approximately 11.9127, 123.9010, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.1 meters or 49.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahayag 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.