Magsaysay, Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityPalompon
Postal code6538
Population (2015)947
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates10.9866, 124.4207

Magsaysay is a barangay in the municipality of Palompon, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 947. This represented 1.63% of the total population of Palompon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magsaysay is 5 to 9, with 122 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 490
5 to 9122
10 to 14105
15 to 1975
20 to 2464
25 to 2958
30 to 3472
35 to 3954
40 to 4438
45 to 4945
50 to 5453
55 to 5949
60 to 6426
65 to 6928
70 to 7412
75 to 7917
80 and over21
Total947

Historical population

The population of Magsaysay grew from 702 in 1990 to 947 in 2015, an increase of 245 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.46%, or an increase of 155 people, from the previous population of 792 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
702
8202.95%
736-2.29%
7610.46%
7921.46%
9473.46%

Location

Magsaysay is situated at approximately 10.9866, 124.4207, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.1 meters or 72.5 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.