Palanas, Municipality of Pilar, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityPilar
Postal code4714
Population (2015)1,196
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.9245, 123.7412

Palanas is a barangay in the municipality of Pilar, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,196. This represented 1.60% of the total population of Pilar.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palanas is 10 to 14, with 155 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4139
5 to 9143
10 to 14155
15 to 19134
20 to 24109
25 to 29107
30 to 3477
35 to 3960
40 to 4449
45 to 4953
50 to 5439
55 to 5933
60 to 6425
65 to 6913
70 to 7412
75 to 795
80 and over5
Total1,196

Historical population

The population of Palanas grew from 423 in 1990 to 1,196 in 2015, an increase of 773 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.86%, or an increase of 264 people, from the previous population of 932 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
423
5926.50%
6803.02%
8242.68%
9324.59%
1,1964.86%

Location

Palanas is situated at approximately 12.9245, 123.7412, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.6 meters or 51.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palanas 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.