Taopon, Municipality of Panganiban, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
MunicipalityPanganiban
Postal code4806
Population (2015)243
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Coordinates13.9238, 124.2973

Taopon, formerly Pangcayanan, is a barangay in the municipality of Panganiban, in the province of Catanduanes. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 243. This represented 2.62% of the total population of Panganiban.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Taopon is 15 to 19, with 35 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 14
1 to 416
5 to 915
10 to 1428
15 to 1935
20 to 2422
25 to 298
30 to 349
35 to 3910
40 to 4418
45 to 4918
50 to 5416
55 to 599
60 to 647
65 to 696
70 to 749
75 to 799
80 and over4
Total243

Historical population

The population of Taopon fell from 304 in 1990 to 243 in 2015, a decrease of 61 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 4.47%, or a decrease of 66 people, from the previous population of 309 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
304
3110.43%
301-0.70%
3100.41%
309-0.12%
243-4.47%

Location

Taopon is situated at approximately 13.9238, 124.2973, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.1 meters or 20.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Taopon 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.