Masaba, Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityPalompon
Postal code6538
Population (2015)431
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.1009, 124.4348

Masaba is a barangay in the municipality of Palompon, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 431. This represented 0.74% of the total population of Palompon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Masaba is 5 to 9, with 64 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 18
1 to 435
5 to 964
10 to 1455
15 to 1934
20 to 2418
25 to 2926
30 to 3436
35 to 3928
40 to 4419
45 to 4913
50 to 5422
55 to 5927
60 to 6423
65 to 6912
70 to 745
75 to 795
80 and over1
Total431

Historical population

The population of Masaba grew from 331 in 1990 to 431 in 2015, an increase of 100 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 19 people, from the previous population of 412 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
331
4526.01%
373-4.04%
3980.90%
4121.27%
4310.86%

Location

Masaba is situated at approximately 11.1009, 124.4348, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 270.8 meters or 888.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Masaba 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.