Matagantang, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,675
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9310, 123.9489

Matagantang is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,675. This represented 3.00% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Matagantang is 10 to 14, with 268 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 126
1 to 4171
5 to 9195
10 to 14268
15 to 19181
20 to 24131
25 to 2976
30 to 3466
35 to 3985
40 to 44103
45 to 4988
50 to 5481
55 to 5952
60 to 6453
65 to 6936
70 to 7421
75 to 7914
80 and over28
Total1,675

Historical population

The population of Matagantang grew from 1,296 in 1990 to 1,675 in 2015, an increase of 379 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.23%, or an increase of 20 people, from the previous population of 1,655 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,296
1,135-2.45%
1,5817.36%
1,497-0.75%
1,6553.72%
1,6750.23%

Location

Matagantang is situated at approximately 11.9310, 123.9489, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.3 meters or 102.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Matagantang 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.