Poro, City of San Fernando, Province of La Union

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvinceLa Union
CitySan Fernando
Postal code2500
Population (2015)6,711
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.6148, 120.2864

Poro is a barangay in the city of San Fernando, in the province of La Union. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,711. This represented 5.51% of the total population of San Fernando.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poro is 15 to 19, with 657 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 55 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1124
1 to 4487
5 to 9571
10 to 14623
15 to 19657
20 to 24639
25 to 29561
30 to 34499
35 to 39490
40 to 44413
45 to 49420
50 to 54364
55 to 59275
60 to 64215
65 to 69178
70 to 7473
75 to 7955
80 and over67
Total6,711

Historical population

The population of Poro grew from 4,606 in 1990 to 6,711 in 2015, an increase of 2,105 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.24%, or an increase of 85 people, from the previous population of 6,626 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,606
5,3562.87%
5,231-0.51%
5,9561.81%
6,6263.96%
6,7110.24%

Location

Poro is situated at approximately 16.6148, 120.2864, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.4 meters or 53.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poro 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.