Ara, Municipality of Benito Soliven, Province of Isabela

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
MunicipalityBenito Soliven
Postal code3331
Population (2015)625
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.8626, 121.9472

Ara is a barangay in the municipality of Benito Soliven, in the province of Isabela. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 625. This represented 2.11% of the total population of Benito Soliven.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Ara is 5 to 9, with 96 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 456
5 to 996
10 to 1462
15 to 1972
20 to 2464
25 to 2956
30 to 3444
35 to 3936
40 to 4426
45 to 4929
50 to 5424
55 to 5914
60 to 6410
65 to 697
70 to 742
75 to 793
80 and over3
Total625

Historical population

The population of Ara grew from 355 in 1990 to 625 in 2015, an increase of 270 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.43%, or an increase of 74 people, from the previous population of 551 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
355
3570.11%
348-0.55%
4774.44%
5515.39%
6252.43%

Location

Ara is situated at approximately 16.8626, 121.9472, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 81.5 meters or 267.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Ara 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.