Marcela, Municipality of Santa Marcela, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
MunicipalitySanta Marcela
Postal code3811
Population (2015)1,296
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates18.2769, 121.4561

Marcela, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Marcela, in the province of Apayao. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,296. This represented 9.52% 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 Marcela is 5 to 9, with 148 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 115
1 to 4108
5 to 9148
10 to 14139
15 to 19126
20 to 24126
25 to 2995
30 to 3493
35 to 3994
40 to 4487
45 to 4972
50 to 5442
55 to 5947
60 to 6434
65 to 6925
70 to 7421
75 to 7916
80 and over8
Total1,296

Historical population

The population of Marcela grew from 780 in 1990 to 1,296 in 2015, an increase of 516 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.82%, or an increase of 176 people, from the previous population of 1,120 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
780
8952.61%
9832.03%
1,0240.57%
1,1203.32%
1,2962.82%

Location

Marcela is situated at approximately 18.2769, 121.4561, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 19.0 meters or 62.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Marcela 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.