Tawangan, Municipality of Kabayan, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityKabayan
Postal code2606
Population (2015)878
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.6551, 120.8750

Tawangan is a barangay in the municipality of Kabayan, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 878. This represented 5.75% of the total population of Kabayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tawangan is 5 to 9, with 103 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 4 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 124
1 to 482
5 to 9103
10 to 14102
15 to 1996
20 to 2491
25 to 2968
30 to 3482
35 to 3938
40 to 4438
45 to 4941
50 to 5433
55 to 5926
60 to 6413
65 to 6919
70 to 7410
75 to 794
80 and over8
Total878

Historical population

The population of Tawangan grew from 558 in 1990 to 878 in 2015, an increase of 320 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.47%, or an increase of 144 people, from the previous population of 734 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
558
5650.23%
6242.15%
6981.56%
7341.85%
8783.47%

Location

Tawangan is situated at approximately 16.6551, 120.8750, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 2,195.0 meters or 7,201.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tawangan 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.