Puro, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,444
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9639, 123.8148

Puro is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,444. This represented 2.59% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Puro is 10 to 14, with 213 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 139
1 to 4176
5 to 9206
10 to 14213
15 to 19109
20 to 2493
25 to 2996
30 to 3485
35 to 3969
40 to 4463
45 to 4965
50 to 5449
55 to 5954
60 to 6444
65 to 6933
70 to 7430
75 to 7913
80 and over7
Total1,444

Historical population

The population of Puro grew from 1,437 in 1990 to 1,444 in 2015, an increase of 7 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.55%, or an increase of 41 people, from the previous population of 1,403 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,437
1,350-1.16%
1,4711.86%
1,179-3.01%
1,4036.54%
1,4440.55%

Location

Puro is situated at approximately 11.9639, 123.8148, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 34.0 meters or 111.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Puro 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.