Benitinan, Municipality of San Fernando, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalitySan Fernando
Postal code5416
Population (2015)710
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.5088, 123.7519

Benitinan is a barangay in the municipality of San Fernando, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 710. This represented 3.08% 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 Benitinan is 5 to 9, with 109 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 485
5 to 9109
10 to 1499
15 to 1952
20 to 2441
25 to 2944
30 to 3448
35 to 3930
40 to 4427
45 to 4932
50 to 5435
55 to 5938
60 to 6418
65 to 6911
70 to 748
75 to 7911
80 and over4
Total710

Historical population

The population of Benitinan grew from 464 in 1990 to 710 in 2015, an increase of 246 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 30 people, from the previous population of 680 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
464
5372.78%
522-0.61%
6933.99%
680-0.69%
7100.83%

Location

Benitinan is situated at approximately 12.5088, 123.7519, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.3 meters or 53.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Benitinan 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.