Magsaysay, Municipality of Uson, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityUson
Postal code5402
Population (2015)1,384
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1796, 123.8004

Magsaysay is a barangay in the municipality of Uson, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,384. This represented 2.46% of the total population of Uson.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magsaysay is 5 to 9, with 179 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 132
1 to 4154
5 to 9179
10 to 14172
15 to 19137
20 to 24105
25 to 2983
30 to 3482
35 to 3966
40 to 4471
45 to 4965
50 to 5460
55 to 5952
60 to 6436
65 to 6934
70 to 7424
75 to 7920
80 and over12
Total1,384

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay grew from 857 in 1990 to 1,384 in 2015, an increase of 527 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.38%, or an increase of 27 people, from the previous population of 1,357 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
857
1,1966.44%
1,2260.53%
1,2350.10%
1,3573.49%
1,3840.38%

Location

Magsaysay is situated at approximately 12.1796, 123.8004, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 3.7 meters or 12.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Magsaysay 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.