Poblacion, Municipality of Cawayan, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityCawayan
Postal code5409
Population (2015)3,915
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9439, 123.7617

Poblacion is a barangay in the municipality of Cawayan, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,915. This represented 5.84% of the total population of Cawayan.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Poblacion is 5 to 9, with 504 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 25 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 192
1 to 4438
5 to 9504
10 to 14483
15 to 19375
20 to 24274
25 to 29297
30 to 34265
35 to 39251
40 to 44195
45 to 49157
50 to 54142
55 to 59150
60 to 64105
65 to 6977
70 to 7446
75 to 7939
80 and over25
Total3,915

Historical population

The population of Poblacion grew from 2,426 in 1990 to 3,915 in 2015, an increase of 1,489 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.24%, or an increase of 246 people, from the previous population of 3,669 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,426
2,7962.69%
2,8480.40%
3,4582.71%
3,6692.18%
3,9151.24%

Location

Poblacion is situated at approximately 11.9439, 123.7617, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.8 meters or 81.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Poblacion 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.