Puhagan, Municipality of Valencia, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalityValencia
Postal code6215
Population (2015)1,800
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.2759, 123.1604

Puhagan is a barangay in the municipality of Valencia, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,800. This represented 5.16% of the total population of Valencia.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Puhagan is 10 to 14, with 202 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 148
1 to 4157
5 to 9194
10 to 14202
15 to 19190
20 to 24191
25 to 29157
30 to 34147
35 to 39112
40 to 44112
45 to 4970
50 to 5467
55 to 5955
60 to 6436
65 to 6928
70 to 7415
75 to 7916
80 and over3
Total1,800

Historical population

The population of Puhagan grew from 814 in 1990 to 1,800 in 2015, an increase of 986 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.91%, or an increase of 252 people, from the previous population of 1,548 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
814
8961.81%
1,1144.78%
1,4543.74%
1,5482.31%
1,8002.91%

Location

Puhagan is situated at approximately 9.2759, 123.1604, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,278.6 meters or 4,194.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Puhagan 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.