Cawayan, Municipality of Claveria, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityClaveria
Postal code5419
Population (2015)1,715
Philippine major island(s)Burias
Coordinates12.9666, 123.1400

Cawayan is a barangay in the municipality of Claveria, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,715. This represented 3.93% of the total population of Claveria.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cawayan is 10 to 14, with 257 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 11 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 144
1 to 4171
5 to 9247
10 to 14257
15 to 19183
20 to 24103
25 to 2998
30 to 3478
35 to 39103
40 to 4486
45 to 4985
50 to 5471
55 to 5952
60 to 6447
65 to 6947
70 to 7416
75 to 7916
80 and over11
Total1,715

Historical population

The population of Cawayan grew from 1,479 in 1990 to 1,715 in 2015, an increase of 236 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.08%, or a decrease of 101 people, from the previous population of 1,816 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,479
1,4890.13%
1,5671.10%
1,8182.07%
1,816-0.04%
1,715-1.08%

Location

Cawayan is situated at approximately 12.9666, 123.1400, in the island of Burias. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 24.2 meters or 79.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cawayan 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.