Wahig, Municipality of Cagayancillo, Province of Palawan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionMIMAROPA
ProvincePalawan
MunicipalityCagayancillo
Postal code5321
Population (2015)173
Coordinates9.5696, 121.1888

Wahig, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Cagayancillo, in the province of Palawan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 173. This represented 2.75% of the total population of Cagayancillo.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Wahig is 15 to 19, with 21 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 1 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 12
1 to 46
5 to 911
10 to 1415
15 to 1921
20 to 2418
25 to 2919
30 to 346
35 to 3912
40 to 448
45 to 496
50 to 5412
55 to 5915
60 to 645
65 to 694
70 to 741
75 to 796
80 and over6
Total173

Historical population

The population of Wahig fell from 185 in 1990 to 173 in 2015, a decrease of 12 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 6.26%, or a decrease of 70 people, from the previous population of 243 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
185
2173.03%
3007.19%
251-2.43%
243-1.17%
173-6.26%

Location

Wahig is situated at approximately 9.5696, 121.1888. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.2 meters or 23.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Wahig 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.