Magsaysay, City of Escalante, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
CityEscalante
Postal code6124
Population (2015)1,502
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.7870, 123.4046

Magsaysay, formerly Binabongol, is a barangay in the city of Escalante, in the province of Negros Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,502. This represented 1.60% of the total population of Escalante.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magsaysay is 5 to 9, with 156 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4143
5 to 9156
10 to 14155
15 to 19154
20 to 24141
25 to 29115
30 to 34109
35 to 3980
40 to 4466
45 to 4972
50 to 5479
55 to 5954
60 to 6452
65 to 6936
70 to 7421
75 to 7921
80 and over11
Total1,502

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay fell from 1,626 in 1990 to 1,502 in 2015, a decrease of 124 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.22%, or a decrease of 188 people, from the previous population of 1,690 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,626
1,7771.68%
1,8270.60%
1,8720.34%
1,690-3.65%
1,502-2.22%

Location

Magsaysay is situated at approximately 10.7870, 123.4046, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 175.0 meters or 574.1 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.