Matahimik, City of Puerto Princesa

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
CityPuerto Princesa
Postal code5300
Population (2015)1,228
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates9.7443, 118.7371

Matahimik, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the city of Puerto Princesa. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,228. This represented 0.48% 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 Matahimik is 20 to 24, with 151 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 127
1 to 4103
5 to 9145
10 to 14127
15 to 19126
20 to 24151
25 to 29129
30 to 3493
35 to 3985
40 to 4465
45 to 4954
50 to 5437
55 to 5937
60 to 6414
65 to 6918
70 to 748
75 to 797
80 and over2
Total1,228

Historical population

The population of Matahimik fell from 2,320 in 1990 to 1,228 in 2015, a decrease of 1,092 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 11.60%, or a decrease of 1,119 people, from the previous population of 2,347 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,320
3,2626.59%
2,971-1.98%
3,8073.48%
2,347-16.14%
1,228-11.60%

Location

Matahimik is situated at approximately 9.7443, 118.7371, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.3 meters or 7.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Matahimik 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.