Pawican, Municipality of Cataingan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCataingan
Postal code5405
Population (2015)3,598
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0826, 123.9598

Pawican is a barangay in the municipality of Cataingan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,598. This represented 7.15% of the total population of Cataingan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pawican is 5 to 9, with 521 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 42 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 189
1 to 4422
5 to 9521
10 to 14448
15 to 19342
20 to 24277
25 to 29219
30 to 34179
35 to 39143
40 to 44189
45 to 49180
50 to 54110
55 to 59122
60 to 64104
65 to 69102
70 to 7467
75 to 7942
80 and over42
Total3,598

Historical population

The population of Pawican grew from 3,014 in 1990 to 3,598 in 2015, an increase of 584 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.03%, or an increase of 5 people, from the previous population of 3,593 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,014
2,939-0.47%
2,9600.15%
3,2331.22%
3,5933.92%
3,5980.03%

Location

Pawican is situated at approximately 12.0826, 123.9598, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 81.8 meters or 268.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pawican 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.