Pananawan, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)1,668
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.0132, 123.7233

Pananawan is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,668. This represented 2.49% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pananawan is 5 to 9, with 224 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 142
1 to 4213
5 to 9224
10 to 14217
15 to 19178
20 to 24127
25 to 29133
30 to 3495
35 to 3971
40 to 4473
45 to 4961
50 to 5459
55 to 5944
60 to 6454
65 to 6929
70 to 7417
75 to 7921
80 and over10
Total1,668

Historical population

The population of Pananawan grew from 1,180 in 1990 to 1,668 in 2015, an increase of 488 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.53%, or an increase of 46 people, from the previous population of 1,622 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,180
1,5024.62%
1,250-3.86%
1,4792.35%
1,6223.42%
1,6680.53%

Location

Pananawan is situated at approximately 12.0132, 123.7233, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.5 meters or 57.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pananawan 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.