Palkan, Municipality of Polomolok, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityPolomolok
Postal code9504
Population (2015)3,766
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.2951, 125.0394

Palkan is a barangay in the municipality of Polomolok, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,766. This represented 2.47% of the total population of Polomolok.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palkan is 15 to 19, with 411 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 25 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 193
1 to 4313
5 to 9410
10 to 14401
15 to 19411
20 to 24310
25 to 29292
30 to 34275
35 to 39259
40 to 44221
45 to 49184
50 to 54148
55 to 59137
60 to 64118
65 to 6989
70 to 7449
75 to 7931
80 and over25
Total3,766

Historical population

The population of Palkan grew from 2,553 in 1990 to 3,766 in 2015, an increase of 1,213 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.86%, or an increase of 166 people, from the previous population of 3,600 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,553
2,7691.53%
3,2213.30%
3,067-0.67%
3,6006.01%
3,7660.86%

Location

Palkan is situated at approximately 6.2951, 125.0394, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 604.4 meters or 1,982.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palkan 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.