Balagtas, Municipality of Matag-ob, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityMatag-Ob
Postal code6532
Population (2015)2,045
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1722, 124.4985

Balagtas is a barangay in the municipality of Matag-Ob, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,045. This represented 11.13% of the total population of Matag-ob.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balagtas is 10 to 14, with 265 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 144
1 to 4207
5 to 9244
10 to 14265
15 to 19209
20 to 24144
25 to 29125
30 to 34119
35 to 39107
40 to 44116
45 to 4994
50 to 5494
55 to 5976
60 to 6485
65 to 6950
70 to 7428
75 to 7918
80 and over20
Total2,045

Historical population

The population of Balagtas grew from 1,833 in 1990 to 2,045 in 2015, an increase of 212 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.49%, or an increase of 153 people, from the previous population of 1,892 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,833
1,9821.47%
2,1651.91%
1,865-2.04%
1,8920.52%
2,0451.49%

Location

Balagtas is situated at approximately 11.1722, 124.4985, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.2 meters or 86.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balagtas 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.