Baras, Municipality of Taytay, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityTaytay
Postal code5312
Population (2015)1,221
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates10.6614, 119.6479

Baras, formerly Pangpang, is a barangay in the municipality of Taytay, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,221. This represented 1.62% of the total population of Taytay.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baras is 5 to 9, with 187 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 4146
5 to 9187
10 to 14154
15 to 19102
20 to 24115
25 to 29116
30 to 3491
35 to 3981
40 to 4472
45 to 4951
50 to 5429
55 to 5919
60 to 6416
65 to 697
70 to 745
75 to 795
80 and over1
Total1,221

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 440 in 1990 to 1,221 in 2015, an increase of 781 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 10.49%, or an increase of 498 people, from the previous population of 723 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
440
4490.38%
388-3.08%
6928.31%
7231.61%
1,22110.49%

Location

Baras is situated at approximately 10.6614, 119.6479, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 86.4 meters or 283.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baras 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.