Palta Big, Municipality of Virac, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
MunicipalityVirac
Postal code4800
Population (2015)410
Philippine major island(s)Catanduanes
Coordinates13.5713, 124.1620

Palta Big is a barangay in the municipality of Virac, in the province of Catanduanes. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 410. This represented 0.56% of the total population of Virac.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palta Big is 15 to 19, with 51 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 15
1 to 425
5 to 944
10 to 1437
15 to 1951
20 to 2437
25 to 2933
30 to 3416
35 to 3922
40 to 4417
45 to 4923
50 to 5424
55 to 5924
60 to 6418
65 to 6910
70 to 748
75 to 797
80 and over9
Total410

Historical population

The population of Palta Big fell from 497 in 1990 to 410 in 2015, a decrease of 87 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote there was no change from the previous population in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
497
351-6.31%
3570.36%
3610.15%
4104.74%
4100.00%

Location

Palta Big is situated at approximately 13.5713, 124.1620, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 84.6 meters or 277.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palta Big 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.