Amas, Municipality of Brooke's Point, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityBrooke's Point
Postal code5305
Population (2015)2,157
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates8.8245, 117.7329

Amas is a barangay in the municipality of Brooke's Point, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,157. This represented 3.25% of the total population of Brooke's Point.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Amas is 5 to 9, with 284 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 151
1 to 4219
5 to 9284
10 to 14255
15 to 19215
20 to 24200
25 to 29147
30 to 34149
35 to 39145
40 to 44146
45 to 4984
50 to 5487
55 to 5956
60 to 6431
65 to 6937
70 to 7421
75 to 7919
80 and over11
Total2,157

Historical population

The population of Amas grew from 1,225 in 1990 to 2,157 in 2015, an increase of 932 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.38%, or an increase of 251 people, from the previous population of 1,906 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,225
1,3611.99%
1,4721.70%
1,9904.25%
1,906-1.56%
2,1572.38%

Location

Amas is situated at approximately 8.8245, 117.7329, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 538.7 meters or 1,767.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Amas 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.