Paitan, City of Escalante, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
CityEscalante
Postal code6124
Population (2015)1,638
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.8053, 123.4618

Paitan is a barangay in the city of Escalante, in the province of Negros Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,638. This represented 1.74% of the total population of Escalante.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Paitan is 10 to 14, with 195 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 134
1 to 4188
5 to 9180
10 to 14195
15 to 19142
20 to 24111
25 to 29106
30 to 34113
35 to 3987
40 to 4497
45 to 4994
50 to 5477
55 to 5972
60 to 6453
65 to 6937
70 to 7429
75 to 7915
80 and over8
Total1,638

Historical population

The population of Paitan fell from 1,652 in 1990 to 1,638 in 2015, a decrease of 14 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.47%, or an increase of 40 people, from the previous population of 1,598 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,652
1,7340.91%
1,431-4.03%
1,5971.53%
1,5980.02%
1,6380.47%

Location

Paitan is situated at approximately 10.8053, 123.4618, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 80.1 meters or 262.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Paitan 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.