Maligaya, City of Puerto Princesa

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
CityPuerto Princesa
Postal code5300
Population (2015)311
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates9.7418, 118.7316

Maligaya, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Puerto Princesa. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 311. This represented 0.12% 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 Maligaya is 15 to 19, with 76 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13
1 to 412
5 to 917
10 to 1414
15 to 1976
20 to 2451
25 to 2918
30 to 3415
35 to 3925
40 to 4416
45 to 4920
50 to 5414
55 to 596
60 to 648
65 to 694
70 to 747
75 to 795
80 and over
Total311

Historical population

The population of Maligaya fell from 351 in 1990 to 311 in 2015, a decrease of 40 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.72%, or an increase of 90 people, from the previous population of 221 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
351
318-1.83%
3441.70%
268-3.38%
221-6.78%
3116.72%

Location

Maligaya is situated at approximately 9.7418, 118.7316, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.5 meters or 57.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Maligaya 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.