Western Wao, Municipality of Wao, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
MunicipalityWao
Postal code9716
Population (2015)2,497
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates7.6229, 124.7708

Western Wao, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Wao, in the province of Lanao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,497. This represented 5.44% of the total population of Wao.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age groups with the highest population in Western Wao are in the ranges 5 to 9, and 10 to 14, with 334 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 159
1 to 4240
5 to 9334
10 to 14334
15 to 19284
20 to 24210
25 to 29169
30 to 34168
35 to 39147
40 to 44133
45 to 49107
50 to 5493
55 to 5977
60 to 6468
65 to 6940
70 to 7414
75 to 7913
80 and over7
Total2,497

Historical population

The population of Western Wao grew from 700 in 1990 to 2,497 in 2015, an increase of 1,797 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 5.15%, or an increase of 579 people, from the previous population of 1,918 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
700
8403.47%
1,1957.85%
1,9396.90%
1,918-0.40%
2,4975.15%

Location

Western Wao is situated at approximately 7.6229, 124.7708, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 438.4 meters or 1,438.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Western Wao 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.