Besalan, Municipality of Santa Cruz, Province of Ilocos Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceIlocos Sur
MunicipalitySanta Cruz
Postal code2713
Population (2015)1,028
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates17.0938, 120.4884

Besalan is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Cruz, in the province of Ilocos Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,028. This represented 2.58% of the total population of Santa Cruz.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Besalan is 10 to 14, with 106 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 17 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 117
1 to 469
5 to 999
10 to 14106
15 to 1980
20 to 2478
25 to 2967
30 to 3474
35 to 3958
40 to 4471
45 to 4971
50 to 5454
55 to 5949
60 to 6442
65 to 6924
70 to 7419
75 to 7918
80 and over32
Total1,028

Historical population

The population of Besalan grew from 902 in 1990 to 1,028 in 2015, an increase of 126 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.60%, or an increase of 32 people, from the previous population of 996 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
902
892-0.21%
9721.86%
9740.03%
9960.82%
1,0280.60%

Location

Besalan is situated at approximately 17.0938, 120.4884, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 39.4 meters or 129.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Besalan 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.