Iwahig, Municipality of Bataraza, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityBataraza
Postal code5306
Population (2015)2,064
Philippine major island(s)Palawan
Coordinates8.6139, 117.4819

Iwahig is a barangay in the municipality of Bataraza, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,064. This represented 2.73% of the total population of Bataraza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Iwahig is 5 to 9, with 283 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 160
1 to 4235
5 to 9283
10 to 14274
15 to 19242
20 to 24184
25 to 29144
30 to 34142
35 to 39131
40 to 44125
45 to 4982
50 to 5451
55 to 5929
60 to 6427
65 to 6916
70 to 7419
75 to 7911
80 and over9
Total2,064

Historical population

The population of Iwahig grew from 1,398 in 1990 to 2,064 in 2015, an increase of 666 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.78%, or an increase of 277 people, from the previous population of 1,787 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,398
1,336-0.85%
1,6234.26%
1,6490.22%
1,7872.97%
2,0642.78%

Location

Iwahig is situated at approximately 8.6139, 117.4819, in the island of Palawan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 25.5 meters or 83.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Iwahig 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.