Palaca, Municipality of Miagao, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
MunicipalityMiagao
Postal code5023
Population (2015)2,142
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.6536, 122.1918

Palaca is a barangay in the municipality of Miagao, in the province of Iloilo. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,142. This represented 3.17% of the total population of Miagao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palaca is 15 to 19, with 226 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 27 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 127
1 to 4146
5 to 9204
10 to 14182
15 to 19226
20 to 24190
25 to 29174
30 to 34160
35 to 39120
40 to 44142
45 to 49101
50 to 54109
55 to 59101
60 to 6478
65 to 6968
70 to 7432
75 to 7942
80 and over40
Total2,142

Historical population

The population of Palaca grew from 1,559 in 1990 to 2,142 in 2015, an increase of 583 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.53%, or an increase of 263 people, from the previous population of 1,879 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,559
1,467-1.13%
1,6202.15%
1,7340.94%
1,8792.97%
2,1422.53%

Location

Palaca is situated at approximately 10.6536, 122.1918, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 48.6 meters or 159.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palaca 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.