Palo, Municipality of Tampakan, Province of South Cotabato

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
MunicipalityTampakan
Postal code9507
Population (2015)1,049
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.5028, 125.0475

Palo is a barangay in the municipality of Tampakan, in the province of South Cotabato. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,049. This represented 2.65% of the total population of Tampakan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palo is 15 to 19, with 137 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 120
1 to 4105
5 to 9130
10 to 14125
15 to 19137
20 to 2498
25 to 2988
30 to 3459
35 to 3972
40 to 4465
45 to 4941
50 to 5437
55 to 5922
60 to 6417
65 to 6916
70 to 749
75 to 796
80 and over2
Total1,049

Historical population

The population of Palo fell from 1,310 in 1990 to 1,049 in 2015, a decrease of 261 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.62%, or a decrease of 157 people, from the previous population of 1,206 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,310
1,182-1.91%
1,2270.80%
916-3.95%
1,20610.53%
1,049-2.62%

Location

Palo is situated at approximately 6.5028, 125.0475, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,150.1 meters or 3,773.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palo 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.