Punang, Municipality of Sofronio Española, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalitySofronio Española
Postal code5324
Population (2015)3,048
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates9.0514, 118.0018

Punang is a barangay in the municipality of Sofronio Española, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,048. This represented 9.27% 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 Punang is 5 to 9, with 382 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 23 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 163
1 to 4333
5 to 9382
10 to 14375
15 to 19292
20 to 24221
25 to 29235
30 to 34218
35 to 39175
40 to 44162
45 to 49115
50 to 54134
55 to 59117
60 to 6482
65 to 6958
70 to 7437
75 to 7926
80 and over23
Total3,048

Historical population

The population of Punang grew from 2,035 in 1990 to 3,048 in 2015, an increase of 1,013 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.79%, or an increase of 541 people, from the previous population of 2,507 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,035
2,0630.26%
2,1701.09%
2,2070.23%
2,5074.75%
3,0483.79%

Location

Punang is situated at approximately 9.0514, 118.0018, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 152.7 meters or 501.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Punang 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.