Balakbak, Municipality of Kapangan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityKapangan
Postal code2613
Population (2015)1,322
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.6451, 120.6133

Balakbak is a barangay in the municipality of Kapangan, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,322. This represented 6.83% of the total population of Kapangan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balakbak is 15 to 19, with 152 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 21 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 126
1 to 494
5 to 9113
10 to 14115
15 to 19152
20 to 24125
25 to 29115
30 to 3483
35 to 3968
40 to 4475
45 to 4959
50 to 5462
55 to 5959
60 to 6447
65 to 6957
70 to 7427
75 to 7924
80 and over21
Total1,322

Historical population

The population of Balakbak grew from 1,038 in 1990 to 1,322 in 2015, an increase of 284 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.70%, or a decrease of 50 people, from the previous population of 1,372 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,038
1,0850.83%
1,2963.88%
1,277-0.20%
1,3722.65%
1,322-0.70%

Location

Balakbak is situated at approximately 16.6451, 120.6133, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 887.2 meters or 2,910.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balakbak 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.