Pawa, City of Masbate, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
CityMasbate City
Postal code5400
Population (2015)2,253
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.3604, 123.5738

Pawa is a barangay in Masbate City, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,253. This represented 2.36% of the total population of Masbate City.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Pawa is 5 to 9, with 346 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 161
1 to 4287
5 to 9346
10 to 14322
15 to 19197
20 to 24170
25 to 29140
30 to 34129
35 to 39107
40 to 4479
45 to 4999
50 to 5476
55 to 5991
60 to 6458
65 to 6938
70 to 7418
75 to 7928
80 and over7
Total2,253

Historical population

The population of Pawa grew from 1,463 in 1990 to 2,253 in 2015, an increase of 790 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.67%, or an increase of 291 people, from the previous population of 1,962 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,463
1,6462.23%
1,6830.48%
2,0802.96%
1,962-2.10%
2,2532.67%

Location

Pawa is situated at approximately 12.3604, 123.5738, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 31.5 meters or 103.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Pawa 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.