Punta Baja, Municipality of Rizal, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityRizal
Postal code5323
Population (2015)10,594
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates8.9951, 117.6668

Punta Baja is a barangay in the municipality of Rizal, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 10,594. This represented 21.15% of the total population of Rizal.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Punta Baja is 5 to 9, with 1,320 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 57 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1266
1 to 41,086
5 to 91,320
10 to 141,220
15 to 191,045
20 to 241,005
25 to 29895
30 to 34750
35 to 39666
40 to 44581
45 to 49444
50 to 54399
55 to 59315
60 to 64211
65 to 69159
70 to 74114
75 to 7957
80 and over61
Total10,594

Historical population

The population of Punta Baja grew from 2,471 in 1990 to 10,594 in 2015, an increase of 8,123 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.38%, or an increase of 211 people, from the previous population of 10,383 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,471
4,37411.29%
7,26611.50%
6,686-1.14%
10,38317.38%
10,5940.38%

Location

Punta Baja is situated at approximately 8.9951, 117.6668, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 56.0 meters or 183.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Punta Baja 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.