Mobo, Masbate

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Mobo
Municipality
Municipality of Mobo
Bituon Beach
Bituon Beach
Map of Masbate with Mobo highlighted
Map of Masbate with Mobo highlighted
Mobo is located in Philippines
Mobo
Mobo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°20′N 123°39′E / 12.33°N 123.65°E / 12.33; 123.65Coordinates: 12°20′N 123°39′E / 12.33°N 123.65°E / 12.33; 123.65
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
District2nd district
Barangays29 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorPercival D. Castillo
 • Electorate20,324 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total143.47 km2 (55.39 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total38,813
 • Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code5401
PSGC054113000
IDD:area code+63 (0)56
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)94,157,221.10 (2016)
Native languagesMasbateño language
Tagalog

Mobo, officially the Municipality of Mobo, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 38,813 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Mobo is politically subdivided into 29 barangays.[2]

  • Baang
  • Bagacay
  • Balatucan
  • Barag
  • Dacu
  • Fabrica
  • Guintorelan
  • Holjogon
  • Lalaguna
  • Lomocloc
  • Luyong Catungan
  • Mabuhay
  • Mandali
  • Mapuyo
  • Marintoc
  • Nasunduan
  • Pinamalatican
  • Pinamarbuhan
  • Poblacion Dist. I
  • Poblacion Dist. II
  • Polot
  • Sambulawan
  • Santa Maria
  • Sawmill
  • Tabuc
  • Tugawe
  • Tugbo
  • Umabay Exterior
  • Umabay Interior

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mobo
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,657—    
1960 12,169+2.71%
1970 20,622+5.41%
1975 21,736+1.06%
1980 22,609+0.79%
1990 24,879+0.96%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 25,049+0.13%
2000 28,233+2.60%
2007 32,740+2.06%
2010 34,896+2.35%
2015 38,813+2.05%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Mobo, Masbate, was 38,813 people,[3] with a density of 270 inhabitants per square kilometre or 700 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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