Macawayan, Municipality of Irosin, Province of Sorsogon

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
MunicipalityIrosin
Postal code4707
Population (2015)2,873
Philippine major island(s)Luzon
Coordinates12.7089, 124.0162

Macawayan is a barangay in the municipality of Irosin, in the province of Sorsogon. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,873. This represented 5.07% of the total population of Irosin.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Macawayan is 15 to 19, with 365 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 23 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 170
1 to 4276
5 to 9341
10 to 14312
15 to 19365
20 to 24247
25 to 29198
30 to 34159
35 to 39160
40 to 44148
45 to 49154
50 to 54124
55 to 59104
60 to 6477
65 to 6953
70 to 7436
75 to 7923
80 and over26
Total2,873

Historical population

The population of Macawayan grew from 1,792 in 1990 to 2,873 in 2015, an increase of 1,081 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.97%, or an increase of 280 people, from the previous population of 2,593 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,792
2,0172.24%
2,3052.90%
2,4931.09%
2,5931.44%
2,8731.97%

Location

Macawayan is situated at approximately 12.7089, 124.0162, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 28.8 meters or 94.5 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Macawayan 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.