Tan‑Awan, Municipality of Placer, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityPlacer
Postal code5408
Population (2015)1,723
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates11.9614, 123.8461

Tan‑Awan is a barangay in the municipality of Placer, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,723. This represented 3.09% of the total population of Placer.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Tan-Awan is 10 to 14, with 250 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 8 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 139
1 to 4184
5 to 9238
10 to 14250
15 to 19175
20 to 24103
25 to 29121
30 to 3486
35 to 39104
40 to 4483
45 to 4989
50 to 5470
55 to 5951
60 to 6449
65 to 6943
70 to 7421
75 to 798
80 and over9
Total1,723

Historical population

The population of Tan-Awan grew from 1,036 in 1990 to 1,723 in 2015, an increase of 687 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.36%, or an increase of 32 people, from the previous population of 1,691 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,036
1,2323.30%
1,2710.67%
1,4842.16%
1,6914.87%
1,7230.36%

Location

Tan‑Awan is situated at approximately 11.9614, 123.8461, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 32.5 meters or 106.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Tan‑Awan 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.