Lahong, Municipality of San Fernando, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalitySan Fernando
Postal code5416
Population (2015)413
Philippine major island(s)Ticao
Coordinates12.4883, 123.6861

Lahong is a barangay in the municipality of San Fernando, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 413. This represented 1.79% 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 Lahong is 5 to 9, with 50 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14
1 to 443
5 to 950
10 to 1448
15 to 1938
20 to 2433
25 to 2917
30 to 3423
35 to 3917
40 to 4421
45 to 4924
50 to 5417
55 to 5916
60 to 6417
65 to 6914
70 to 7415
75 to 799
80 and over7
Total413

Historical population

The population of Lahong fell from 439 in 1990 to 413 in 2015, a decrease of 26 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.20%, or an increase of 63 people, from the previous population of 350 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
439
412-1.18%
364-2.62%
346-0.70%
3500.42%
4133.20%

Location

Lahong is situated at approximately 12.4883, 123.6861, in the island of Ticao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 163.2 meters or 535.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lahong 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.