Palale, Municipality of Bulan, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityBulan
Postal code4706
Population (2015)604
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.7392, 123.9083

Palale is a barangay in the municipality of Bulan, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 604. This represented 0.60% of the total population of Bulan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palale is 5 to 9, with 76 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 470
5 to 976
10 to 1468
15 to 1975
20 to 2454
25 to 2939
30 to 3432
35 to 3936
40 to 4428
45 to 4929
50 to 5422
55 to 5913
60 to 6415
65 to 6914
70 to 746
75 to 793
80 and over3
Total604

Historical population

The population of Palale grew from 361 in 1990 to 604 in 2015, an increase of 243 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.71%, or an increase of 22 people, from the previous population of 582 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
361
4805.48%
4820.09%
5892.80%
582-0.43%
6040.71%

Location

Palale is situated at approximately 12.7392, 123.9083, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 44.9 meters or 147.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palale 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.