Bagong Sikat, City of Puerto Princesa

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
CityPuerto Princesa
Postal code5300
Population (2015)7,497
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates9.7314, 118.7458

Bagong Sikat, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Puerto Princesa. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 7,497. This represented 2.94% of the total population of Puerto Princesa.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bagong Sikat is 15 to 19, with 846 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 36 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1187
1 to 4602
5 to 9718
10 to 14739
15 to 19846
20 to 24841
25 to 29715
30 to 34566
35 to 39445
40 to 44417
45 to 49383
50 to 54332
55 to 59267
60 to 64187
65 to 69112
70 to 7458
75 to 7946
80 and over36
Total7,497

Historical population

The population of Bagong Sikat grew from 3,192 in 1990 to 7,497 in 2015, an increase of 4,305 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.33%, or an increase of 503 people, from the previous population of 6,994 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,192
4,7387.68%
6,3656.53%
7,7772.80%
6,994-3.79%
7,4971.33%

Location

Bagong Sikat is situated at approximately 9.7314, 118.7458, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.3 meters or 69.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bagong Sikat 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.