Malekkeg, Municipality of Santa Marcela, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
MunicipalitySanta Marcela
Postal code3811
Population (2015)1,141
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates18.3109, 121.4517

Malekkeg is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Marcela, in the province of Apayao. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,141. This represented 8.38% of the total population of Santa Marcela.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Malekkeg is 5 to 9, with 130 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 117
1 to 494
5 to 9130
10 to 14100
15 to 19104
20 to 24106
25 to 29110
30 to 3487
35 to 3971
40 to 4480
45 to 4960
50 to 5446
55 to 5942
60 to 6433
65 to 6926
70 to 7414
75 to 7911
80 and over10
Total1,141

Historical population

The population of Malekkeg grew from 693 in 1990 to 1,141 in 2015, an increase of 448 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.14%, or an increase of 171 people, from the previous population of 970 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
693
7952.61%
9253.30%
9870.90%
970-0.63%
1,1413.14%

Location

Malekkeg is situated at approximately 18.3109, 121.4517, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 12.3 meters or 40.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Malekkeg 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.