Palanas, Municipality of Alcantara, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
MunicipalityAlcantara
Postal code6033
Population (2015)2,651
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Coordinates9.9804, 123.4069

Palanas is a barangay in the municipality of Alcantara, in the province of Cebu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,651. This represented 17.49% of the total population of Alcantara.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palanas is 5 to 9, with 300 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 27 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 156
1 to 4266
5 to 9300
10 to 14292
15 to 19277
20 to 24223
25 to 29198
30 to 34160
35 to 39133
40 to 44160
45 to 49137
50 to 54122
55 to 5988
60 to 6468
65 to 6958
70 to 7457
75 to 7927
80 and over29
Total2,651

Historical population

The population of Palanas grew from 1,748 in 1990 to 2,651 in 2015, an increase of 903 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.62%, or an increase of 337 people, from the previous population of 2,314 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,748
1,9031.60%
2,0191.28%
2,3452.09%
2,314-0.48%
2,6512.62%

Location

Palanas is situated at approximately 9.9804, 123.4069, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 21.0 meters or 68.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palanas 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.