Begia, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)2,791
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9440, 123.7421

Begia is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,791. This represented 4.16% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Begia is 5 to 9, with 384 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 13 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 175
1 to 4349
5 to 9384
10 to 14380
15 to 19249
20 to 24213
25 to 29155
30 to 34168
35 to 39159
40 to 44164
45 to 49155
50 to 5497
55 to 5982
60 to 6454
65 to 6942
70 to 7438
75 to 7914
80 and over13
Total2,791

Historical population

The population of Begia grew from 1,315 in 1990 to 2,791 in 2015, an increase of 1,476 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.55%, or an increase of 217 people, from the previous population of 2,574 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,315
1,4011.19%
1,8906.63%
2,3252.90%
2,5743.77%
2,7911.55%

Location

Begia is situated at approximately 11.9440, 123.7421, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 78.4 meters or 257.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Begia 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.