Panitian, Municipality of Sofronio Española, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalitySofronio Española
Postal code5324
Population (2015)5,274
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates9.1100, 118.0534

Panitian is a barangay in the municipality of Sofronio Española, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,274. This represented 16.04% of the total population of Sofronio Española.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Panitian is 5 to 9, with 677 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 33 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1120
1 to 4573
5 to 9677
10 to 14662
15 to 19607
20 to 24414
25 to 29369
30 to 34341
35 to 39328
40 to 44259
45 to 49231
50 to 54178
55 to 59183
60 to 64138
65 to 6974
70 to 7447
75 to 7940
80 and over33
Total5,274

Historical population

The population of Panitian grew from 3,483 in 1990 to 5,274 in 2015, an increase of 1,791 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.50%, or an increase of 396 people, from the previous population of 4,878 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,483
3,7941.62%
4,2722.58%
5,0902.45%
4,878-1.54%
5,2741.50%

Location

Panitian is situated at approximately 9.1100, 118.0534, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.5 meters or 70.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Panitian 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.