Cañelas, Municipality of San Fernando, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalitySan Fernando
Postal code5416
Population (2015)787
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.4498, 123.7108

Cañelas is a barangay in the municipality of San Fernando, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 787. This represented 3.41% 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 Cañelas is 5 to 9, with 117 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 113
1 to 479
5 to 9117
10 to 1497
15 to 1985
20 to 2464
25 to 2941
30 to 3437
35 to 3941
40 to 4437
45 to 4931
50 to 5432
55 to 5930
60 to 6423
65 to 6919
70 to 7417
75 to 7916
80 and over8
Total787

Historical population

The population of Cañelas grew from 735 in 1990 to 787 in 2015, an increase of 52 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.11%, or an increase of 117 people, from the previous population of 670 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
735
8071.77%
795-0.32%
8240.50%
670-7.25%
7873.11%

Location

Cañelas is situated at approximately 12.4498, 123.7108, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 149.5 meters or 490.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cañelas 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.