Peñafrancia, Municipality of Viga, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
MunicipalityViga
Postal code4805
Population (2015)354
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Coordinates13.8843, 124.3199

Peñafrancia, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Viga, in the province of Catanduanes. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 354. This represented 1.64% of the total population of Viga.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Peñafrancia is 10 to 14, with 46 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 16
1 to 435
5 to 926
10 to 1446
15 to 1943
20 to 2436
25 to 2918
30 to 3416
35 to 3916
40 to 4419
45 to 4921
50 to 5417
55 to 5915
60 to 647
65 to 6914
70 to 749
75 to 796
80 and over4
Total354

Historical population

The population of Peñafrancia grew from 270 in 1990 to 354 in 2015, an increase of 84 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.83%, or an increase of 15 people, from the previous population of 339 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
270
3243.47%
317-0.47%
3340.72%
3390.54%
3540.83%

Location

Peñafrancia is situated at approximately 13.8843, 124.3199, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.4 meters or 7.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Peñafrancia 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.