Palapas, City of Ligao, Province of Albay

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
CityLigao
Postal code4504
Population (2015)1,469
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates13.1923, 123.4779

Palapas is a barangay in the city of Ligao, in the province of Albay. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,469. This represented 1.32% of the total population of Ligao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palapas is 10 to 14, with 173 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 128
1 to 4134
5 to 9172
10 to 14173
15 to 19157
20 to 24117
25 to 29115
30 to 34114
35 to 3988
40 to 4470
45 to 4975
50 to 5466
55 to 5956
60 to 6439
65 to 6916
70 to 7419
75 to 7919
80 and over11
Total1,469

Historical population

The population of Palapas grew from 1,280 in 1990 to 1,469 in 2015, an increase of 189 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.31%, or a decrease of 105 people, from the previous population of 1,574 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,280
1,3881.53%
1,5963.04%
1,6180.19%
1,574-1.00%
1,469-1.31%

Location

Palapas is situated at approximately 13.1923, 123.4779, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 334.5 meters or 1,097.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palapas 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.