Gilotongan, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)4,111
Coordinates11.9553, 123.5542

Gilotongan is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,111. This represented 6.13% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Gilotongan is 5 to 9, with 615 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1141
1 to 4494
5 to 9615
10 to 14479
15 to 19372
20 to 24335
25 to 29322
30 to 34254
35 to 39260
40 to 44222
45 to 49190
50 to 54151
55 to 59103
60 to 6476
65 to 6948
70 to 7424
75 to 7914
80 and over11
Total4,111

Historical population

The population of Gilotongan grew from 2,180 in 1990 to 4,111 in 2015, an increase of 1,931 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.10%, or an increase of 783 people, from the previous population of 3,328 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,180
2,9245.65%
3,0340.79%
3,6712.66%
3,328-3.51%
4,1114.10%

Location

Gilotongan is situated at approximately 11.9553, 123.5542. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.8 meters or 22.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Gilotongan 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.