Candelaria, Municipality of Tapaz, Province of Capiz

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
MunicipalityTapaz
Postal code5814
Population (2015)2,053
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates11.3002, 122.5237

Candelaria is a barangay in the municipality of Tapaz, in the province of Capiz. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,053. This represented 4.00% of the total population of Tapaz.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age groups with the highest population in Candelaria are in the ranges 5 to 9, and 15 to 19, with 204 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 28 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133
1 to 4179
5 to 9204
10 to 14168
15 to 19204
20 to 24199
25 to 29194
30 to 34150
35 to 39105
40 to 44133
45 to 4999
50 to 5489
55 to 5994
60 to 6449
65 to 6946
70 to 7444
75 to 7928
80 and over35
Total2,053

Historical population

The population of Candelaria grew from 1,707 in 1990 to 2,053 in 2015, an increase of 346 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.12%, or a decrease of 13 people, from the previous population of 2,066 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,707
1,560-1.67%
2,0566.10%
2,1070.34%
2,066-0.71%
2,053-0.12%

Location

Candelaria is situated at approximately 11.3002, 122.5237, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 41.8 meters or 137.1 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.