Peña Island, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)2,758
Coordinates12.0200, 123.6348

Peña Island is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,758. This represented 4.11% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Peña Island is 5 to 9, with 356 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 173
1 to 4315
5 to 9356
10 to 14347
15 to 19341
20 to 24277
25 to 29208
30 to 34180
35 to 39138
40 to 44136
45 to 49118
50 to 5474
55 to 5979
60 to 6452
65 to 6925
70 to 7417
75 to 7913
80 and over9
Total2,758

Historical population

The population of Peña Island grew from 1,216 in 1990 to 2,758 in 2015, an increase of 1,542 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 4.41%, or an increase of 559 people, from the previous population of 2,199 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,216
1,6626.03%
2,3787.98%
2,6391.45%
2,199-6.42%
2,7584.41%

Location

Peña Island is situated at approximately 12.0200, 123.6348. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.4 meters or 17.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Peña 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.