Melale, Municipality of Laak, Province of Compostela Valley

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceCompostela Valley
MunicipalityLaak
Postal code8810
Population (2015)1,970
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.9277, 125.7490

Melale is a barangay in the municipality of Laak, in the province of Compostela Valley. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,970. This represented 2.67% of the total population of Laak.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Melale is 10 to 14, with 247 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 147
1 to 4174
5 to 9232
10 to 14247
15 to 19239
20 to 24174
25 to 29147
30 to 34113
35 to 39101
40 to 44109
45 to 49113
50 to 5477
55 to 5964
60 to 6450
65 to 6928
70 to 7427
75 to 7917
80 and over11
Total1,970

Historical population

The population of Melale grew from 702 in 1990 to 1,970 in 2015, an increase of 1,268 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.83%, or an increase of 269 people, from the previous population of 1,701 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
702
1,51815.54%
1,444-1.07%
1,6471.83%
1,7011.18%
1,9702.83%

Location

Melale is situated at approximately 7.9277, 125.7490, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 111.4 meters or 365.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Melale 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.