Purog, Municipality of Pototan, Province of Iloilo

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
MunicipalityPototan
Postal code5008
Population (2015)1,581
Philippine major island(s)Panay
Coordinates10.9295, 122.6206

Purog is a barangay in the municipality of Pototan, in the province of Iloilo. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,581. This represented 2.11% of the total population of Pototan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Purog is 5 to 9, with 182 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 126
1 to 4142
5 to 9182
10 to 14153
15 to 19157
20 to 24134
25 to 29110
30 to 34104
35 to 39104
40 to 4482
45 to 4977
50 to 5477
55 to 5963
60 to 6462
65 to 6941
70 to 7427
75 to 7913
80 and over27
Total1,581

Historical population

The population of Purog grew from 994 in 1990 to 1,581 in 2015, an increase of 587 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.70%, or an increase of 134 people, from the previous population of 1,447 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
994
1,0410.87%
1,1452.06%
1,3362.15%
1,4472.95%
1,5811.70%

Location

Purog is situated at approximately 10.9295, 122.6206, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.6 meters or 103.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Purog 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.