Balacson, Municipality of Kawayan, Province of Biliran

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceBiliran
MunicipalityKawayan
Postal code6545
Population (2015)868
Philippine major island(s)Biliran
Coordinates11.6728, 124.3398

Balacson is a barangay in the municipality of Kawayan, in the province of Biliran. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 868. This represented 4.28% of the total population of Kawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Balacson is 10 to 14, with 107 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 121
1 to 475
5 to 9100
10 to 14107
15 to 1971
20 to 2463
25 to 2950
30 to 3448
35 to 3949
40 to 4450
45 to 4948
50 to 5451
55 to 5935
60 to 6425
65 to 6925
70 to 7420
75 to 7919
80 and over11
Total868

Historical population

The population of Balacson grew from 742 in 1990 to 868 in 2015, an increase of 126 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.18%, or a decrease of 56 people, from the previous population of 924 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
742
741-0.03%
7530.35%
8361.45%
9243.71%
868-1.18%

Location

Balacson is situated at approximately 11.6728, 124.3398, in the island of Biliran. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 65.2 meters or 213.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Balacson 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.