Rafael Palma, Municipality of Diffun, Province of Quirino

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceQuirino
MunicipalityDiffun
Postal code3401
Population (2020)793
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.5042, 121.4333 (16° 30' North, 121° 26' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level197.3 meters (647.3 feet)

Rafael Palma, formerly Don Sergio Osmeña, is a barangay in the municipality of Diffun, in the province of Quirino. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 793. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Diffun.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Rafael Palma in the 2015 Census was 786 broken down into 185 households or an average of 4.25 members per household.

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Number of households in Rafael Palma (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
480815.93
6631195.57
6481175.54
6521434.56
6981524.59
7861854.25

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Rafael Palma is 1 to 4, with 89 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

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Population of Rafael Palma by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1162.04%
1 to 48911.32%
5 to 9708.91%
10 to 14739.29%
15 to 19638.02%
20 to 248010.18%
25 to 29638.02%
30 to 34708.91%
35 to 39557.00%
40 to 44567.12%
45 to 49384.83%
50 to 54293.69%
55 to 59273.44%
60 to 64192.42%
65 to 69172.16%
70 to 7491.15%
75 to 7970.89%
80 and over50.64%
Total786100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 49.6
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 7.6
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 57.2
  • Median Age: 25.16

Historical population

The population of Rafael Palma grew from 480 in 1990 to 793 in 2020, an increase of 313 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a positive growth rate of 0.19%, or an increase of 7 people, from the previous population of 786 in 2015.

Population of Rafael Palma (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
480
6636.24%
648-0.49%
6520.08%
6982.51%
7862.29%
7930.19%

Location

Rafael Palma is situated at approximately 16.5042, 121.4333, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 197.3 meters or 647.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Rafael Palma shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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