Mahayahay, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)2,552
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9306, 123.7508

Mahayahay is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,552. This represented 3.81% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Mahayahay is 5 to 9, with 357 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 167
1 to 4283
5 to 9357
10 to 14321
15 to 19305
20 to 24223
25 to 29190
30 to 34143
35 to 39133
40 to 44121
45 to 49128
50 to 5483
55 to 5962
60 to 6441
65 to 6945
70 to 7426
75 to 7916
80 and over8
Total2,552

Historical population

The population of Mahayahay grew from 887 in 1990 to 2,552 in 2015, an increase of 1,665 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 141 people, from the previous population of 2,411 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
887
1,0403.03%
1,5609.08%
2,2865.41%
2,4111.96%
2,5521.09%

Location

Mahayahay is situated at approximately 11.9306, 123.7508, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.1 meters or 0.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Mahayahay 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.