Japitan, City of Escalante, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
CityEscalante
Postal code6124
Population (2015)2,689
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.7627, 123.5373

Japitan is a barangay in the city of Escalante, in the province of Negros Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,689. This represented 2.86% of the total population of Escalante.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Japitan is 10 to 14, with 326 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is Under 1, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 130
1 to 4221
5 to 9308
10 to 14326
15 to 19291
20 to 24191
25 to 29171
30 to 34148
35 to 39161
40 to 44142
45 to 49131
50 to 54131
55 to 5991
60 to 64109
65 to 6964
70 to 7473
75 to 7954
80 and over47
Total2,689

Historical population

The population of Japitan grew from 2,476 in 1990 to 2,689 in 2015, an increase of 213 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.29%, or a decrease of 42 people, from the previous population of 2,731 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,476
2,454-0.17%
2,5831.10%
2,6830.53%
2,7310.65%
2,689-0.29%

Location

Japitan is situated at approximately 10.7627, 123.5373, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 16.3 meters or 53.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Japitan 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.