New Busuanga, Municipality of Busuanga, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityBusuanga
Postal code5317
Population (2015)1,558
Philippine major island(s)Busuanga
Coordinates12.2103, 119.8996

New Busuanga, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Busuanga, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,558. This represented 7.07% of the total population of Busuanga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in New Busuanga is 15 to 19, with 181 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 144
1 to 4159
5 to 9174
10 to 14180
15 to 19181
20 to 24137
25 to 29120
30 to 34102
35 to 3996
40 to 4465
45 to 4970
50 to 5470
55 to 5949
60 to 6440
65 to 6923
70 to 7420
75 to 7913
80 and over15
Total1,558

Historical population

The population of New Busuanga grew from 825 in 1990 to 1,558 in 2015, an increase of 733 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 103 people, from the previous population of 1,455 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
825
648-4.42%
1,14012.88%
1,1830.51%
1,4557.82%
1,5581.31%

Location

New Busuanga is situated at approximately 12.2103, 119.8996, in the island of Busuanga. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.1 meters or 23.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

New Busuanga 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.