Gahak, Municipality of Kawit, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
MunicipalityKawit
Postal code4104
Population (2015)2,243
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates14.4409, 120.9057

Gahak is a barangay in the municipality of Kawit, in the province of Cavite. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,243. This represented 2.69% of the total population of Kawit.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gahak is 20 to 24, with 225 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 20 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 137
1 to 4156
5 to 9207
10 to 14211
15 to 19208
20 to 24225
25 to 29214
30 to 34155
35 to 39163
40 to 44146
45 to 49125
50 to 5499
55 to 5988
60 to 6471
65 to 6964
70 to 7420
75 to 7926
80 and over28
Total2,243

Historical population

The population of Gahak grew from 1,380 in 1990 to 2,243 in 2015, an increase of 863 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.39%, or a decrease of 445 people, from the previous population of 2,688 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,380
1,9857.05%
2,0700.90%
2,5683.02%
2,6881.68%
2,243-3.39%

Location

Gahak is situated at approximately 14.4409, 120.9057, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.3 meters or 20.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gahak 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.