Belen, Municipality of Palompon, Province of Leyte

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
MunicipalityPalompon
Postal code6538
Population (2015)296
Philippine major island(s)Leyte
Coordinates11.0204, 124.4565

Belen is a barangay in the municipality of Palompon, in the province of Leyte. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 296. This represented 0.51% of the total population of Palompon.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Belen is 5 to 9, with 33 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, and 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 18
1 to 419
5 to 933
10 to 1423
15 to 1925
20 to 2429
25 to 2928
30 to 3413
35 to 3922
40 to 4416
45 to 4914
50 to 5415
55 to 5918
60 to 6413
65 to 697
70 to 743
75 to 797
80 and over3
Total296

Historical population

The population of Belen fell from 323 in 1990 to 296 in 2015, a decrease of 27 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 6.47%, or an increase of 83 people, from the previous population of 213 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
323
3581.95%
3861.63%
309-3.02%
213-12.67%
2966.47%

Location

Belen is situated at approximately 11.0204, 124.4565, in the island of Leyte. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 180.7 meters or 592.8 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Belen 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.