Nipa, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)1,757
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1224, 123.9162

Nipa is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,757. This represented 6.70% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Nipa is 10 to 14, with 234 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 28 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4171
5 to 9214
10 to 14234
15 to 19164
20 to 24103
25 to 2989
30 to 3480
35 to 3988
40 to 4494
45 to 4991
50 to 5483
55 to 5986
60 to 6472
65 to 6943
70 to 7443
75 to 7937
80 and over28
Total1,757

Historical population

The population of Nipa grew from 1,257 in 1990 to 1,757 in 2015, an increase of 500 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 119 people, from the previous population of 1,638 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,257
1,5594.12%
1,7132.04%
1,7480.28%
1,638-2.34%
1,7571.34%

Location

Nipa is situated at approximately 12.1224, 123.9162, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 138.9 meters or 455.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Nipa 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.