Macarascas, City of Puerto Princesa

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
CityPuerto Princesa
Postal code5300
Population (2015)1,609
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates10.0248, 118.8139

Macarascas is a barangay in the city of Puerto Princesa. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,609. This represented 0.63% 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 Macarascas is 10 to 14, with 201 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 135
1 to 4149
5 to 9172
10 to 14201
15 to 19164
20 to 24149
25 to 29104
30 to 34110
35 to 39106
40 to 4498
45 to 4987
50 to 5451
55 to 5952
60 to 6440
65 to 6934
70 to 7428
75 to 7914
80 and over15
Total1,609

Historical population

The population of Macarascas grew from 879 in 1990 to 1,609 in 2015, an increase of 730 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.71%, or an increase of 137 people, from the previous population of 1,472 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
879
1,1344.89%
1,2752.54%
1,3350.64%
1,4723.62%
1,6091.71%

Location

Macarascas is situated at approximately 10.0248, 118.8139, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.2 meters or 36.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Macarascas 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.