Palane, Municipality of Balud, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityBalud
Postal code5412
Population (2015)1,196
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0581, 123.2334

Palane is a barangay in the municipality of Balud, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,196. This represented 3.14% of the total population of Balud.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palane is 10 to 14, with 167 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 139
1 to 4109
5 to 9157
10 to 14167
15 to 19122
20 to 24103
25 to 2967
30 to 3474
35 to 3969
40 to 4461
45 to 4968
50 to 5442
55 to 5935
60 to 6430
65 to 6915
70 to 7419
75 to 799
80 and over10
Total1,196

Historical population

The population of Palane grew from 668 in 1990 to 1,196 in 2015, an increase of 528 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.00%, or an increase of 118 people, from the previous population of 1,078 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
668
7642.55%
8823.13%
9601.18%
1,0784.31%
1,1962.00%

Location

Palane is situated at approximately 12.0581, 123.2334, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 39.7 meters or 130.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palane 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.