Datakan, Municipality of Kapangan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityKapangan
Postal code2613
Population (2020)1,883
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.5570, 120.6174 (16° 33' North, 120° 37' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,021.4 meters (3,351.0 feet)

Datakan is a barangay in the municipality of Kapangan, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 1,883. This represented 9.76% of the total population of Kapangan.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Datakan in the 2015 Census was 1,774 broken down into 358 households or an average of 4.96 members per household.

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Number of households in Datakan (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
1,2902415.35
1,4212625.42
1,5962825.66
1,6803265.15
1,6993444.94
1,7743584.96

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Datakan is 15 to 19, with 177 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 21 individuals.

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Population of Datakan by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1211.18%
1 to 41267.10%
5 to 91458.17%
10 to 141629.13%
15 to 191779.98%
20 to 241639.19%
25 to 291548.68%
30 to 341428.00%
35 to 39895.02%
40 to 44925.19%
45 to 491045.86%
50 to 54965.41%
55 to 59714.00%
60 to 64683.83%
65 to 69462.59%
70 to 74452.54%
75 to 79321.80%
80 and over412.31%
Total1,774100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 39.27
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 14.19
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 53.46
  • Median Age: 28.02

Historical population

The population of Datakan grew from 1,290 in 1990 to 1,883 in 2020, an increase of 593 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 1.26%, or an increase of 109 people, from the previous population of 1,774 in 2015.

Population of Datakan (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,290
1,4211.83%
1,5962.52%
1,6800.71%
1,6990.41%
1,7740.83%
1,8831.26%

Location

Datakan is situated at approximately 16.5570, 120.6174, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,021.4 meters or 3,351.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Datakan shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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