Uacon, Municipality of Candelaria, Province of Zambales

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceZambales
MunicipalityCandelaria
Postal code2212
Population (2015)3,471
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates15.6925, 120.0576

Uacon is a barangay in the municipality of Candelaria, in the province of Zambales. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,471. This represented 12.77% of the total population of Candelaria.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Uacon is 5 to 9, with 408 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 33 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 172
1 to 4315
5 to 9408
10 to 14382
15 to 19264
20 to 24256
25 to 29251
30 to 34262
35 to 39231
40 to 44160
45 to 49195
50 to 54171
55 to 59151
60 to 6498
65 to 69116
70 to 7459
75 to 7933
80 and over47
Total3,471

Historical population

The population of Uacon grew from 2,317 in 1990 to 3,471 in 2015, an increase of 1,154 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.20%, or an increase of 529 people, from the previous population of 2,942 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,317
2,5381.72%
2,9803.50%
3,2381.15%
2,942-3.43%
3,4713.20%

Location

Uacon is situated at approximately 15.6925, 120.0576, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 682.6 meters or 2,239.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Uacon 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.