Tawang, Municipality of La Trinidad, Province of Benguet

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
MunicipalityLa Trinidad
Postal code2601
Population (2015)9,014
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates16.4581, 120.6035

Tawang is a barangay in the municipality of La Trinidad, in the province of Benguet. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 9,014. This represented 6.98% of the total population of La Trinidad.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tawang is 15 to 19, with 1,053 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 35 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1181
1 to 4706
5 to 9851
10 to 14828
15 to 191,053
20 to 24988
25 to 29855
30 to 34731
35 to 39663
40 to 44520
45 to 49442
50 to 54355
55 to 59292
60 to 64225
65 to 69151
70 to 7482
75 to 7956
80 and over35
Total9,014

Historical population

The population of Tawang grew from 2,363 in 1990 to 9,014 in 2015, an increase of 6,651 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.68%, or an increase of 1,558 people, from the previous population of 7,456 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,363
3,5297.80%
4,8136.88%
6,2943.77%
7,4566.36%
9,0143.68%

Location

Tawang is situated at approximately 16.4581, 120.6035, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,448.7 meters or 4,752.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tawang 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.