Macalaya, Municipality of Castilla, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityCastilla
Postal code4713
Population (2015)4,152
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.8894, 123.7749

Macalaya is a barangay in the municipality of Castilla, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,152. This represented 7.18% of the total population of Castilla.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Macalaya is 10 to 14, with 512 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 32 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1108
1 to 4379
5 to 9472
10 to 14512
15 to 19455
20 to 24398
25 to 29275
30 to 34264
35 to 39278
40 to 44195
45 to 49207
50 to 54147
55 to 59140
60 to 64109
65 to 6987
70 to 7458
75 to 7932
80 and over36
Total4,152

Historical population

The population of Macalaya grew from 2,481 in 1990 to 4,152 in 2015, an increase of 1,671 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.95%, or an increase of 401 people, from the previous population of 3,751 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,481
2,9313.17%
3,4423.51%
3,6340.75%
3,7511.16%
4,1521.95%

Location

Macalaya is situated at approximately 12.8894, 123.7749, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.9 meters or 71.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Macalaya 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.