Lawigan, City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
CityBislig
Postal code8311
Population (2015)1,140
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.2287, 126.4326

Lawigan is a barangay in the city of Bislig, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,140. This represented 1.21% of the total population of Bislig.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lawigan is 5 to 9, with 149 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges Under 1, and 75 to 79, with 14 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 114
1 to 487
5 to 9149
10 to 14132
15 to 19129
20 to 2464
25 to 2972
30 to 3460
35 to 3966
40 to 4464
45 to 4967
50 to 5467
55 to 5950
60 to 6435
65 to 6931
70 to 7424
75 to 7914
80 and over15
Total1,140

Historical population

The population of Lawigan grew from 892 in 1990 to 1,140 in 2015, an increase of 248 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.36%, or a decrease of 85 people, from the previous population of 1,225 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
892
1,0763.58%
921-3.28%
1,2244.00%
1,2250.03%
1,140-1.36%

Location

Lawigan is situated at approximately 8.2287, 126.4326, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.0 meters or 85.3 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lawigan 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.