Tawad, Municipality of Milagros, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityMilagros
Postal code5410
Population (2015)1,619
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.2458, 123.4778

Tawad is a barangay in the municipality of Milagros, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,619. This represented 2.82% of the total population of Milagros.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tawad is 5 to 9, with 230 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 12 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 138
1 to 4196
5 to 9230
10 to 14216
15 to 19130
20 to 24129
25 to 2996
30 to 34110
35 to 3989
40 to 4469
45 to 4958
50 to 5467
55 to 5950
60 to 6449
65 to 6936
70 to 7422
75 to 7922
80 and over12
Total1,619

Historical population

The population of Tawad grew from 807 in 1990 to 1,619 in 2015, an increase of 812 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.13%, or an increase of 170 people, from the previous population of 1,449 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
807
1,0725.46%
1,1772.02%
1,3581.99%
1,4492.39%
1,6192.13%

Location

Tawad is situated at approximately 12.2458, 123.4778, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 43.7 meters or 143.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tawad 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.