Masara, Municipality of Maco, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
MunicipalityMaco
Postal code8806
Population (2015)1,190
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.3905, 126.0098

Masara is a barangay in the municipality of Maco, in the province of Compostela Valley. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,190. This represented 1.46% of the total population of Maco.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Masara is 20 to 24, with 154 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4114
5 to 9106
10 to 1472
15 to 1982
20 to 24154
25 to 29149
30 to 34129
35 to 3967
40 to 4465
45 to 4960
50 to 5460
55 to 5954
60 to 6419
65 to 6914
70 to 746
75 to 794
80 and over4
Total1,190

Historical population

The population of Masara fell from 4,340 in 1990 to 1,190 in 2015, a decrease of 3,150 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.21%, or an increase of 323 people, from the previous population of 867 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,340
3,415-4.39%
2,656-5.25%
2,7280.37%
867-34.11%
1,1906.21%

Location

Masara is situated at approximately 7.3905, 126.0098, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 677.6 meters or 2,223.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Masara 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.