Magatas, Municipality of Sibulan, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalitySibulan
Postal code6201
Population (2015)5,697
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3525, 123.2790

Magatas is a barangay in the municipality of Sibulan, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,697. This represented 9.58% of the total population of Sibulan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magatas is 20 to 24, with 552 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 67 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 199
1 to 4389
5 to 9509
10 to 14459
15 to 19524
20 to 24552
25 to 29532
30 to 34420
35 to 39410
40 to 44325
45 to 49340
50 to 54286
55 to 59245
60 to 64223
65 to 69149
70 to 74100
75 to 7968
80 and over67
Total5,697

Historical population

The population of Magatas grew from 2,447 in 1990 to 5,697 in 2015, an increase of 3,250 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.23%, or an increase of 877 people, from the previous population of 4,820 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,447
2,9993.88%
3,3042.10%
4,4324.13%
4,8203.10%
5,6973.23%

Location

Magatas is situated at approximately 9.3525, 123.2790, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.1 meters or 49.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Magatas 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.