Baras, Municipality of Guimbal, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
MunicipalityGuimbal
Postal code5022
Population (2015)1,189
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.6634, 122.2995

Baras is a barangay in the municipality of Guimbal, in the province of Iloilo. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,189. This represented 3.52% of the total population of Guimbal.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Baras is 25 to 29, with 131 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 123
1 to 481
5 to 993
10 to 14117
15 to 19120
20 to 24123
25 to 29131
30 to 3474
35 to 3964
40 to 4466
45 to 4952
50 to 5478
55 to 5952
60 to 6437
65 to 6931
70 to 7421
75 to 798
80 and over18
Total1,189

Historical population

The population of Baras grew from 740 in 1990 to 1,189 in 2015, an increase of 449 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 70 people, from the previous population of 1,119 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
740
8482.58%
9432.30%
1,0171.05%
1,1193.54%
1,1891.16%

Location

Baras is situated at approximately 10.6634, 122.2995, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.6 meters or 74.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Baras 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.