Altavista, Municipality of San Fernando, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalitySan Fernando
Postal code5416
Population (2015)557
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.4650, 123.6963

Altavista is a barangay in the municipality of San Fernando, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 557. This represented 2.42% of the total population of San Fernando.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Altavista is 10 to 14, with 79 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113
1 to 458
5 to 977
10 to 1479
15 to 1957
20 to 2435
25 to 2929
30 to 3427
35 to 3922
40 to 4430
45 to 4928
50 to 5419
55 to 5922
60 to 6415
65 to 6912
70 to 7417
75 to 7912
80 and over5
Total557

Historical population

The population of Altavista grew from 416 in 1990 to 557 in 2015, an increase of 141 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.81%, or an increase of 23 people, from the previous population of 534 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
416
5264.49%
485-1.72%
5491.72%
534-1.00%
5570.81%

Location

Altavista is situated at approximately 12.4650, 123.6963, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 134.8 meters or 442.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Altavista 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.