Mahayahay, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,333
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9582, 123.9069

Mahayahay is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,333. This represented 2.39% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mahayahay is 10 to 14, with 211 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 125
1 to 4129
5 to 9183
10 to 14211
15 to 19171
20 to 24113
25 to 2965
30 to 3466
35 to 3946
40 to 4452
45 to 4955
50 to 5453
55 to 5950
60 to 6438
65 to 6928
70 to 7414
75 to 7920
80 and over14
Total1,333

Historical population

The population of Mahayahay grew from 940 in 1990 to 1,333 in 2015, an increase of 393 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.70%, or a decrease of 50 people, from the previous population of 1,383 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
940
1,0191.52%
1,0270.17%
1,2672.94%
1,3833.24%
1,333-0.70%

Location

Mahayahay is situated at approximately 11.9582, 123.9069, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 87.0 meters or 285.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahayahay 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.