Santa Cruz, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,503
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0143, 123.8463

Santa Cruz is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,503. This represented 2.69% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age groups with the highest population in Santa Cruz are in the ranges 5 to 9, and 10 to 14, with 229 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 132
1 to 4179
5 to 9229
10 to 14229
15 to 19133
20 to 24103
25 to 2979
30 to 3478
35 to 3971
40 to 4458
45 to 4966
50 to 5460
55 to 5953
60 to 6444
65 to 6933
70 to 7426
75 to 7912
80 and over18
Total1,503

Historical population

The population of Santa Cruz grew from 1,190 in 1990 to 1,503 in 2015, an increase of 313 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.26%, or an increase of 20 people, from the previous population of 1,483 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,190
1,2681.20%
1,4402.76%
1,4510.11%
1,4830.80%
1,5030.26%

Location

Santa Cruz is situated at approximately 12.0143, 123.8463, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 35.5 meters or 116.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Santa Cruz 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.