Palao, Municipality of Libungan, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityLibungan
Postal code9411
Population (2015)1,552
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.3087, 124.6175

Palao is a barangay in the municipality of Libungan, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,552. This represented 3.18% of the total population of Libungan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palao is 10 to 14, with 192 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4138
5 to 9182
10 to 14192
15 to 19182
20 to 24158
25 to 29133
30 to 34112
35 to 3979
40 to 44100
45 to 4960
50 to 5451
55 to 5937
60 to 6438
65 to 6917
70 to 7412
75 to 7916
80 and over14
Total1,552

Historical population

The population of Palao grew from 959 in 1990 to 1,552 in 2015, an increase of 593 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.92%, or an increase of 284 people, from the previous population of 1,268 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
959
1,1233.00%
1,1500.51%
1,1700.24%
1,2682.97%
1,5523.92%

Location

Palao is situated at approximately 7.3087, 124.6175, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 242.0 meters or 794.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palao 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.