Ocayan, Municipality of Bataraza, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityBataraza
Postal code5306
Population (2015)2,418
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates8.5507, 117.4698

Ocayan is a barangay in the municipality of Bataraza, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,418. This represented 3.20% of the total population of Bataraza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Ocayan is 1 to 4, with 332 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 167
1 to 4332
5 to 9320
10 to 14295
15 to 19259
20 to 24238
25 to 29207
30 to 34131
35 to 3998
40 to 44104
45 to 49115
50 to 5480
55 to 5963
60 to 6449
65 to 6928
70 to 7411
75 to 7911
80 and over10
Total2,418

Historical population

The population of Ocayan grew from 949 in 1990 to 2,418 in 2015, an increase of 1,469 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.52%, or an increase of 402 people, from the previous population of 2,016 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
949
1,0361.66%
1,4126.86%
1,4860.71%
2,01611.74%
2,4183.52%

Location

Ocayan is situated at approximately 8.5507, 117.4698, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.3 meters or 50.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Ocayan 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.