Magsaysay, Municipality of Placer, Province of Surigao del Norte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Norte
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code8405
Population (2015)5,252
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.6541, 125.5893

Magsaysay, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Surigao del Norte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,252. This represented 19.38% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magsaysay is 10 to 14, with 582 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 29 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1130
1 to 4530
5 to 9574
10 to 14582
15 to 19479
20 to 24450
25 to 29431
30 to 34374
35 to 39341
40 to 44303
45 to 49289
50 to 54235
55 to 59168
60 to 64138
65 to 6991
70 to 7474
75 to 7934
80 and over29
Total5,252

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay grew from 3,493 in 1990 to 5,252 in 2015, an increase of 1,759 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.91%, or an increase of 734 people, from the previous population of 4,518 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,493
4,9616.79%
4,376-2.65%
4,051-1.06%
4,5184.05%
5,2522.91%

Location

Magsaysay is situated at approximately 9.6541, 125.5893, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 39.4 meters or 129.3 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.