Guin‑Awayan, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,836
Coordinates11.8152, 123.9101

Guin‑Awayan is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,836. This represented 3.29% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Guin-Awayan is 5 to 9, with 281 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 5 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 148
1 to 4232
5 to 9281
10 to 14269
15 to 19167
20 to 24140
25 to 29120
30 to 3482
35 to 3998
40 to 4495
45 to 4981
50 to 5457
55 to 5955
60 to 6441
65 to 6936
70 to 7416
75 to 7913
80 and over5
Total1,836

Historical population

The population of Guin-Awayan grew from 898 in 1990 to 1,836 in 2015, an increase of 938 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.62%, or a decrease of 164 people, from the previous population of 2,000 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
898
9641.34%
1,0722.30%
1,7326.84%
2,0005.38%
1,836-1.62%

Location

Guin‑Awayan is situated at approximately 11.8152, 123.9101. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.9 meters or 3.0 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Guin‑Awayan 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.