Magara, Municipality of Roxas, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityRoxas
Postal code5308
Population (2015)5,139
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates10.1936, 119.1287

Magara, formerly Arasan, is a barangay in the municipality of Roxas, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,139. This represented 7.86% of the total population of Roxas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magara is 10 to 14, with 635 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 47 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1123
1 to 4517
5 to 9606
10 to 14635
15 to 19424
20 to 24371
25 to 29385
30 to 34352
35 to 39308
40 to 44284
45 to 49286
50 to 54233
55 to 59195
60 to 64129
65 to 69111
70 to 7481
75 to 7952
80 and over47
Total5,139

Historical population

The population of Magara grew from 2,942 in 1990 to 5,139 in 2015, an increase of 2,197 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.34%, or an increase of 588 people, from the previous population of 4,551 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,942
3,6774.27%
3,7020.15%
4,1421.56%
4,5513.49%
5,1392.34%

Location

Magara is situated at approximately 10.1936, 119.1287, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 362.2 meters or 1,188.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Magara 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.