Balwan, Municipality of Palimbang, Province of Sultan Kudarat

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionSOCCSKSARGEN (Region XII)
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
MunicipalityPalimbang
Postal code9809
Population (2015)3,997
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.2487, 124.2681

Balwan, formerly Bulan, is a barangay in the municipality of Palimbang, in the province of Sultan Kudarat. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,997. This represented 4.42% of the total population of Palimbang.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balwan is 5 to 9, with 481 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 190
1 to 4403
5 to 9481
10 to 14436
15 to 19477
20 to 24448
25 to 29403
30 to 34255
35 to 39230
40 to 44204
45 to 49163
50 to 54143
55 to 59128
60 to 6455
65 to 6940
70 to 7419
75 to 7916
80 and over6
Total3,997

Historical population

The population of Balwan grew from 1,075 in 1990 to 3,997 in 2015, an increase of 2,922 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.92%, or a decrease of 199 people, from the previous population of 4,196 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,075
2,57117.75%
2,551-0.17%
3,8605.88%
4,1963.08%
3,997-0.92%

Location

Balwan is situated at approximately 6.2487, 124.2681, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 262.7 meters or 861.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balwan 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.