Palanas, Municipality of Ginatilan, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
MunicipalityGinatilan
Postal code6028
Population (2015)2,407
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Coordinates9.5576, 123.3145

Palanas is a barangay in the municipality of Ginatilan, in the province of Cebu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,407. This represented 15.12% of the total population of Ginatilan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palanas is 5 to 9, with 266 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 32 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 153
1 to 4232
5 to 9266
10 to 14218
15 to 19243
20 to 24217
25 to 29193
30 to 34147
35 to 39154
40 to 44130
45 to 49138
50 to 54103
55 to 5967
60 to 6453
65 to 6970
70 to 7452
75 to 7939
80 and over32
Total2,407

Historical population

The population of Palanas grew from 1,325 in 1990 to 2,407 in 2015, an increase of 1,082 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.89%, or an increase of 437 people, from the previous population of 1,970 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,325
1,3910.91%
1,6714.01%
1,8431.36%
1,9702.46%
2,4073.89%

Location

Palanas is situated at approximately 9.5576, 123.3145, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 58.4 meters or 191.6 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.