Simawa, Municipality of Uson, Province of Masbate

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
MunicipalityUson
Postal code5402
Population (2015)1,285
Philippine major island(s)Masbate
Coordinates12.1993, 123.7329

Simawa is a barangay in the municipality of Uson, in the province of Masbate. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,285. This represented 2.29% of the total population of Uson.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Simawa is 10 to 14, with 189 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 6 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 141
1 to 4172
5 to 9184
10 to 14189
15 to 19154
20 to 2490
25 to 2986
30 to 3447
35 to 3964
40 to 4453
45 to 4950
50 to 5444
55 to 5935
60 to 6435
65 to 6912
70 to 7414
75 to 799
80 and over6
Total1,285

Historical population

The population of Simawa grew from 1,050 in 1990 to 1,285 in 2015, an increase of 235 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.88%, or an increase of 58 people, from the previous population of 1,227 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,050
1,1251.30%
1,2382.07%
1,4061.77%
1,227-4.84%
1,2850.88%

Location

Simawa is situated at approximately 12.1993, 123.7329, in the island of Masbate. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 90.0 meters or 295.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Simawa 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.