Palanas, Municipality of Lapinig, Province of Northern Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
MunicipalityLapinig
Postal code6423
Population (2015)253
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates12.2827, 125.3014

Palanas is a barangay in the municipality of Lapinig, in the province of Northern Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 253. This represented 1.94% of the total population of Lapinig.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palanas is 10 to 14, with 40 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 70 to 74, 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 1 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 13
1 to 436
5 to 930
10 to 1440
15 to 1928
20 to 2425
25 to 2921
30 to 3411
35 to 3915
40 to 446
45 to 4910
50 to 5412
55 to 598
60 to 643
65 to 692
70 to 741
75 to 791
80 and over1
Total253

Historical population

The population of Palanas grew from 166 in 1990 to 253 in 2015, an increase of 87 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.95%, or a decrease of 13 people, from the previous population of 266 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
166
1973.26%
2323.57%
2330.06%
2664.94%
253-0.95%

Location

Palanas is situated at approximately 12.2827, 125.3014, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 35.2 meters or 115.5 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.