Behia, Municipality of Magallanes, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityMagallanes
Postal code4705
Population (2015)2,518
Coordinates12.8275, 123.8149

Behia is a barangay in the municipality of Magallanes, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,518. This represented 6.80% of the total population of Magallanes.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Behia is 10 to 14, with 363 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 155
1 to 4234
5 to 9310
10 to 14363
15 to 19296
20 to 24213
25 to 29185
30 to 34146
35 to 39145
40 to 44127
45 to 49112
50 to 54102
55 to 5981
60 to 6464
65 to 6941
70 to 7421
75 to 796
80 and over17
Total2,518

Historical population

The population of Behia grew from 1,426 in 1990 to 2,518 in 2015, an increase of 1,092 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.44%, or an increase of 182 people, from the previous population of 2,336 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,426
1,6973.31%
1,9092.56%
2,3212.73%
2,3360.23%
2,5181.44%

Location

Behia is situated at approximately 12.8275, 123.8149. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 52.8 meters or 173.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Behia 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.