Palaypay, Municipality of Basey, Province of Samar

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
MunicipalityBasey
Postal code6720
Population (2015)2,310
Philippine major island(s)Samar
Coordinates11.2936, 125.0756

Palaypay, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Basey, in the province of Samar. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,310. This represented 4.16% of the total population of Basey.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Palaypay is 15 to 19, with 302 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 22 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 146
1 to 4203
5 to 9272
10 to 14262
15 to 19302
20 to 24204
25 to 29165
30 to 34153
35 to 39149
40 to 44124
45 to 49106
50 to 5489
55 to 5963
60 to 6461
65 to 6942
70 to 7424
75 to 7923
80 and over22
Total2,310

Historical population

The population of Palaypay grew from 1,804 in 1990 to 2,310 in 2015, an increase of 506 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.60%, or a decrease of 343 people, from the previous population of 2,653 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,804
1,803-0.01%
2,1153.48%
2,5392.55%
2,6531.61%
2,310-2.60%

Location

Palaypay is situated at approximately 11.2936, 125.0756, in the island of Samar. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1.7 meters or 5.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Palaypay 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.