Balacanas, Municipality of Villanueva, Province of Misamis Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
MunicipalityVillanueva
Postal code9002
Population (2015)2,524
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.5667, 124.7559

Balacanas is a barangay in the municipality of Villanueva, in the province of Misamis Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,524. This represented 6.41% of the total population of Villanueva.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balacanas is 30 to 34, with 505 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1
1 to 4
5 to 9
10 to 14
15 to 19
20 to 24227
25 to 29486
30 to 34505
35 to 39419
40 to 44318
45 to 49251
50 to 54193
55 to 5993
60 to 6428
65 to 693
70 to 74
75 to 791
80 and over
Total2,524

Historical population

The population of Balacanas grew from 1,389 in 1990 to 2,524 in 2015, an increase of 1,135 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 43.76%, or an increase of 2,149 people, from the previous population of 375 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,389
1,5622.22%
1,118-6.92%
1,5904.98%
375-40.89%
2,52443.76%

Location

Balacanas is situated at approximately 8.5667, 124.7559, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2.7 meters or 8.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balacanas 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.