Boca Chica, Municipality of San Pascual, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalitySan Pascual
Postal code5420
Population (2015)2,422
Philippine major island(s)Burias
Coordinates13.1126, 122.9507

Boca Chica is a barangay in the municipality of San Pascual, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,422. This represented 5.19% of the total population of San Pascual.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Boca Chica is 10 to 14, with 380 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 164
1 to 4304
5 to 9355
10 to 14380
15 to 19217
20 to 24146
25 to 29127
30 to 34139
35 to 39140
40 to 44121
45 to 49107
50 to 5487
55 to 5992
60 to 6451
65 to 6940
70 to 7420
75 to 7921
80 and over11
Total2,422

Historical population

The population of Boca Chica grew from 1,992 in 1990 to 2,422 in 2015, an increase of 430 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.64%, or an increase of 80 people, from the previous population of 2,342 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,992
2,2142.00%
2,2330.18%
2,113-0.76%
2,3423.82%
2,4220.64%

Location

Boca Chica is situated at approximately 13.1126, 122.9507, in the island of Burias. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 56.7 meters or 186.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Boca Chica 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.