Chico Island, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)2,462
Coordinates11.9115, 123.6045

Chico Island is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,462. This represented 3.67% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Chico Island is 5 to 9, with 341 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 3 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 168
1 to 4254
5 to 9341
10 to 14318
15 to 19282
20 to 24232
25 to 29190
30 to 34174
35 to 39150
40 to 44115
45 to 4994
50 to 5479
55 to 5969
60 to 6439
65 to 6923
70 to 7419
75 to 7912
80 and over3
Total2,462

Historical population

The population of Chico Island grew from 588 in 1990 to 2,462 in 2015, an increase of 1,874 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.99%, or an increase of 124 people, from the previous population of 2,338 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
588
1,21014.48%
1,8859.97%
1,9800.68%
2,3386.24%
2,4620.99%

Location

Chico Island is situated at approximately 11.9115, 123.6045. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.9 meters or 19.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Chico Island does not share a common border with any barangay.

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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.