Masikap, City of Puerto Princesa

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
CityPuerto Princesa
Postal code5300
Population (2015)958
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates9.7404, 118.7348

Masikap, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Puerto Princesa. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 958. This represented 0.38% 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 Masikap is 20 to 24, with 142 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 118
1 to 453
5 to 984
10 to 1482
15 to 19104
20 to 24142
25 to 29107
30 to 3460
35 to 3963
40 to 4452
45 to 4942
50 to 5436
55 to 5938
60 to 6432
65 to 6923
70 to 749
75 to 795
80 and over8
Total958

Historical population

The population of Masikap grew from 576 in 1990 to 958 in 2015, an increase of 382 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 53 people, from the previous population of 905 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
576
7344.65%
8803.97%
9300.77%
905-0.99%
9581.09%

Location

Masikap is situated at approximately 9.7404, 118.7348, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.7 meters or 54.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Masikap 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.