Candelaria, Municipality of Uson, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityUson
Postal code5402
Population (2015)1,342
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1279, 123.7561

Candelaria is a barangay in the municipality of Uson, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,342. This represented 2.39% of the total population of Uson.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Candelaria is 5 to 9, with 203 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 151
1 to 4156
5 to 9203
10 to 14181
15 to 19134
20 to 2478
25 to 29101
30 to 3469
35 to 3953
40 to 4469
45 to 4953
50 to 5445
55 to 5944
60 to 6443
65 to 6919
70 to 7423
75 to 798
80 and over12
Total1,342

Historical population

The population of Candelaria grew from 981 in 1990 to 1,342 in 2015, an increase of 361 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 72 people, from the previous population of 1,270 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
981
1,2514.66%
1,2870.61%
1,3020.16%
1,270-0.90%
1,3421.06%

Location

Candelaria is situated at approximately 12.1279, 123.7561, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 38.3 meters or 125.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Candelaria 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.