Balatican, Municipality of Pikit, Province of Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceCotabato
MunicipalityPikit
Postal code9409
Population (2015)2,438
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.0950, 124.6869

Balatican is a barangay in the municipality of Pikit, in the province of Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,438. This represented 1.58% of the total population of Pikit.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balatican is 5 to 9, with 327 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 75 to 79, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 168
1 to 4306
5 to 9327
10 to 14304
15 to 19311
20 to 24229
25 to 29177
30 to 34159
35 to 39137
40 to 44117
45 to 49115
50 to 5455
55 to 5944
60 to 6429
65 to 6921
70 to 7412
75 to 7912
80 and over15
Total2,438

Historical population

The population of Balatican grew from 896 in 1990 to 2,438 in 2015, an increase of 1,542 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.95%, or an increase of 118 people, from the previous population of 2,320 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
896
9551.20%
1,3778.16%
2,0625.73%
2,3204.38%
2,4380.95%

Location

Balatican is situated at approximately 7.0950, 124.6869, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.5 meters or 50.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balatican 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.