Melville, Municipality of Balabac, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityBalabac
Postal code5307
Population (2015)1,386
Philippine major island(s)Balabac
Coordinates7.8281, 117.0192

Melville is a barangay in the municipality of Balabac, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,386. This represented 3.45% of the total population of Balabac.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Melville is 5 to 9, with 205 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4200
5 to 9205
10 to 14194
15 to 19123
20 to 24122
25 to 29114
30 to 3483
35 to 3970
40 to 4466
45 to 4948
50 to 5432
55 to 5929
60 to 6421
65 to 6924
70 to 749
75 to 793
80 and over6
Total1,386

Historical population

The population of Melville grew from 675 in 1990 to 1,386 in 2015, an increase of 711 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.98%, or an increase of 257 people, from the previous population of 1,129 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
675
524-4.63%
88411.87%
1,1293.43%
1,1290.00%
1,3863.98%

Location

Melville is situated at approximately 7.8281, 117.0192, in the island of Balabac. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.8 meters or 38.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Melville 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.