Masarayao, Municipality of Kananga, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityKananga
Postal code6531
Population (2015)2,978
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1191, 124.5884

Masarayao is a barangay in the municipality of Kananga, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,978. This represented 5.26% of the total population of Kananga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Masarayao is 10 to 14, with 393 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 20 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 184
1 to 4284
5 to 9365
10 to 14393
15 to 19317
20 to 24248
25 to 29204
30 to 34179
35 to 39193
40 to 44149
45 to 49129
50 to 54110
55 to 59109
60 to 6485
65 to 6956
70 to 7430
75 to 7923
80 and over20
Total2,978

Historical population

The population of Masarayao grew from 1,386 in 1990 to 2,978 in 2015, an increase of 1,592 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.18%, or an increase of 452 people, from the previous population of 2,526 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,386
1,7594.57%
1,9692.45%
2,5113.41%
2,5260.22%
2,9783.18%

Location

Masarayao is situated at approximately 11.1191, 124.5884, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 71.0 meters or 232.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Masarayao 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.