Poblacion, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)2,710
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.8770, 123.9178

Poblacion is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,710. This represented 4.85% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 10 to 14, with 346 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 29 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 160
1 to 4243
5 to 9314
10 to 14346
15 to 19276
20 to 24224
25 to 29165
30 to 34157
35 to 39164
40 to 44161
45 to 49130
50 to 54105
55 to 5996
60 to 6478
65 to 6979
70 to 7448
75 to 7935
80 and over29
Total2,710

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 2,326 in 1990 to 2,710 in 2015, an increase of 384 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 131 people, from the previous population of 2,579 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,326
2,188-1.14%
2,4642.58%
2,223-1.41%
2,5795.56%
2,7100.95%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 11.8770, 123.9178, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.2 meters or 23.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.