Cagang, Municipality of Barcelona, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityBarcelona
Postal code4712
Population (2020)635
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.8578, 124.1433 (12° 51' North, 124° 9' East)
Estimated elevation above sea level10.4 meters (34.1 feet)

Cagang is a barangay in the municipality of Barcelona, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2020 Census was 635. This represented 3.03% of the total population of Barcelona.

Demographics

Households

The household population of Cagang in the 2015 Census was 647 broken down into 161 households or an average of 4.02 members per household.

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Number of households in Cagang (1990‑2015)
Census dateHousehold populationNumber of householdsAverage household size
478925.20
5791035.62
5521095.06
5841354.33
5941503.96
6471614.02

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cagang is 20 to 24, with 71 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 9 individuals.

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Population of Cagang by age group (2015 census)
Age groupPopulation (2015)Age group percentage
Under 1101.55%
1 to 4507.73%
5 to 9548.35%
10 to 14649.89%
15 to 196510.05%
20 to 247110.97%
25 to 29507.73%
30 to 34385.87%
35 to 39416.34%
40 to 44335.10%
45 to 49446.80%
50 to 54365.56%
55 to 59142.16%
60 to 64233.55%
65 to 69213.25%
70 to 74121.85%
75 to 79121.85%
80 and over91.39%
Total647100.00%
  • Youth Dependency Ratio: 42.89
  • Old Age Dependency Ratio: 13.01
  • Total Dependency Ratio: 55.9
  • Median Age: 25.95

Historical population

The population of Cagang grew from 478 in 1990 to 635 in 2020, an increase of 157 people over the course of 30 years. The latest census figures in 2020 denote a negative growth rate of 0.39%, or a decrease of 12 people, from the previous population of 647 in 2015.

Population of Cagang (1990‑2020)
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
478
5793.66%
552-1.02%
5840.78%
5940.62%
6471.64%
635-0.39%

Location

Cagang is situated at approximately 12.8578, 124.1433, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 10.4 meters or 34.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cagang shares a common border with the following barangay(s):

Notes

  1. Data on population, and households, are from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal code information is from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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