Magcawa, Municipality of Al-Barka, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
MunicipalityAl-Barka
Population (2015)2,094
Philippine major island(s)Basilan
Coordinates6.5494, 122.1160

Magcawa is a barangay in the municipality of Al-Barka, in the province of Basilan. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,094. This represented 10.02% of the total population of Al-Barka.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Magcawa is 5 to 9, with 312 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 70 to 74, with 2 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 182
1 to 4275
5 to 9312
10 to 14277
15 to 19249
20 to 24151
25 to 29121
30 to 34110
35 to 39124
40 to 44132
45 to 49125
50 to 5465
55 to 5923
60 to 6427
65 to 6913
70 to 742
75 to 793
80 and over3
Total2,094

Historical population

The population of Magcawa grew from 829 in 1990 to 2,094 in 2015, an increase of 1,265 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.77%, or an increase of 83 people, from the previous population of 2,011 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
829
9001.55%
2,12320.20%
2,9364.57%
2,011-12.87%
2,0940.77%

Location

Magcawa is situated at approximately 6.5494, 122.1160, in the island of Basilan. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 284.4 meters or 933.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

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

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Notes

  1. Data on population is from the Philippine Statistics Authority.