Palaquio, Municipality of Bucay, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
MunicipalityBucay
Postal code2805
Population (2015)1,042
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.5635, 120.7598

Palaquio is a barangay in the municipality of Bucay, in the province of Abra. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,042. This represented 6.09% of the total population of Bucay.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palaquio is 5 to 9, with 123 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 480
5 to 9123
10 to 14122
15 to 19107
20 to 2481
25 to 2969
30 to 3473
35 to 3961
40 to 4447
45 to 4954
50 to 5436
55 to 5958
60 to 6432
65 to 6931
70 to 7414
75 to 7914
80 and over19
Total1,042

Historical population

The population of Palaquio grew from 803 in 1990 to 1,042 in 2015, an increase of 239 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.90%, or an increase of 48 people, from the previous population of 994 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
803
9693.58%
869-2.31%
9601.38%
9941.27%
1,0420.90%

Location

Palaquio is situated at approximately 17.5635, 120.7598, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 262.3 meters or 860.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palaquio 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.