Candelaria, Municipality of New Washington, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
MunicipalityNew Washington
Postal code5610
Population (2015)1,708
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates11.6309, 122.3857

Candelaria is a barangay in the municipality of New Washington, in the province of Aklan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,708. This represented 3.79% of the total population of New Washington.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Candelaria is 5 to 9, with 196 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 140
1 to 4132
5 to 9196
10 to 14195
15 to 19154
20 to 24141
25 to 29111
30 to 34121
35 to 39121
40 to 4497
45 to 4980
50 to 5474
55 to 5970
60 to 6454
65 to 6951
70 to 7432
75 to 7918
80 and over21
Total1,708

Historical population

The population of Candelaria grew from 1,112 in 1990 to 1,708 in 2015, an increase of 596 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.94%, or an increase of 82 people, from the previous population of 1,626 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,112
1,040-1.25%
1,0550.31%
1,4884.86%
1,6263.28%
1,7080.94%

Location

Candelaria is situated at approximately 11.6309, 122.3857, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.2 meters or 13.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Candelaria 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.