Poblacion, Municipality of Palanas, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPalanas
Postal code5404
Population (2015)2,596
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1413, 123.9142

Poblacion is a barangay in the municipality of Palanas, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,596. This represented 9.90% of the total population of Palanas.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 10 to 14, with 281 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 54 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 156
1 to 4204
5 to 9273
10 to 14281
15 to 19257
20 to 24165
25 to 29133
30 to 34121
35 to 39168
40 to 44161
45 to 49121
50 to 54121
55 to 59124
60 to 6494
65 to 6999
70 to 74102
75 to 7962
80 and over54
Total2,596

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 2,377 in 1990 to 2,596 in 2015, an increase of 219 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.31%, or an increase of 42 people, from the previous population of 2,554 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,377
2,6321.93%
2,521-0.92%
2,7000.95%
2,554-2.00%
2,5960.31%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 12.1413, 123.9142, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 94.3 meters or 309.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.