Velasco, Municipality of Tayum, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
MunicipalityTayum
Postal code2803
Population (2015)1,511
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.5836, 120.6855

Velasco is a barangay in the municipality of Tayum, in the province of Abra. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,511. This represented 10.44% of the total population of Tayum.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Velasco is 10 to 14, with 182 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 15 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 129
1 to 4120
5 to 9170
10 to 14182
15 to 19139
20 to 24125
25 to 2997
30 to 34122
35 to 3991
40 to 4473
45 to 4981
50 to 5454
55 to 5965
60 to 6454
65 to 6935
70 to 7421
75 to 7915
80 and over38
Total1,511

Historical population

The population of Velasco grew from 1,177 in 1990 to 1,511 in 2015, an increase of 334 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.67%, or an increase of 52 people, from the previous population of 1,459 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,177
1,1960.30%
1,3142.04%
1,101-2.41%
1,45910.79%
1,5110.67%

Location

Velasco is situated at approximately 17.5836, 120.6855, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 129.2 meters or 423.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Velasco 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.