Kalayaan, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
Barangay count1
Postal code5322
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea
Area (2007)290.00 km2 (111.97 sq mi)
Population (2015)184
Density (2015)1 / km2 (2 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 3' North, 114° 17' East (11.0534, 114.2857)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.7 meters (28.5 feet)

Kalayaan is a coastal municipality in the island province of Palawan.

The municipality has a land area of 290.00 square kilometers or 111.97 square miles which constitutes 1.98% of Palawan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 184. This represented 0.02% of the total population of Palawan province, or 0.01% of the overall population of the MIMAROPA region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kalayaan has 1 barangay.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Pag‑asa100.00%184222-17.12%-3.51%
Kalayaan Total184222-17.12%-3.51%

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Kalayaan for the fiscal year of 2016 was 59,743,684.44.

details
Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
2009
201035,998,715.30
201139,007,706.208.36%
201237,687,718.37-3.38%
201342,004,159.1911.45%
201447,449,798.1812.96%
201540,751,926.77-14.12%
201659,743,684.4446.60%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Kalayaan is 25 to 29, with 55 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 55 to 59, with 1 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 11
1 to 415
5 to 913
10 to 148
15 to 193
20 to 2416
25 to 2955
30 to 3430
35 to 3919
40 to 4416
45 to 495
50 to 542
55 to 591
60 to 64
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over
Total184

Historical population

The population of Kalayaan fell from 334 in 1980 to 184 in 2015, a decrease of 150 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.51%, or a decrease of 38 people, from the previous population of 222 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
334
50-17.30%
34943.91%
223-9.16%
114-8.84%
22227.46%
184-3.51%

Location

The municipal center of Kalayaan is situated at approximately 11° 3' North, 114° 17' East, in the island of Pag-asa (Thitu). Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.7 meters or 28.5 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Kalayaan are Puerto Princesa, Olongapo, Balanga, Calapan, Batangas City, and Trece Martires. The nearest municipalities are Rizal, Bataraza, Quezon, Balabac, Brooke's Point, and Sofronio Española. Its distance from the national capital is 825.26 kilometers (512.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 825.26 kilometers (512.79 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N61°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 184, ranked 1,580 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 111.97 square kilometers, ranked 318 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,571 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -3.51%, ranked 747 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  3. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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