Morocborocan, Municipality of Uson, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityUson
Postal code5402
Population (2015)1,571
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.2323, 123.8032

Morocborocan is a barangay in the municipality of Uson, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,571. This represented 2.80% of the total population of Uson.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Morocborocan is 5 to 9, with 261 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 142
1 to 4184
5 to 9261
10 to 14247
15 to 19161
20 to 2490
25 to 29100
30 to 3480
35 to 3966
40 to 4460
45 to 4961
50 to 5473
55 to 5944
60 to 6436
65 to 6921
70 to 7428
75 to 799
80 and over8
Total1,571

Historical population

The population of Morocborocan grew from 1,146 in 1990 to 1,571 in 2015, an increase of 425 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.28%, or an increase of 23 people, from the previous population of 1,548 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,146
1,143-0.05%
1,2301.59%
1,3361.15%
1,5485.51%
1,5710.28%

Location

Morocborocan is situated at approximately 12.2323, 123.8032, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 28.3 meters or 92.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Morocborocan 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.