Aras‑Asan, Municipality of Cagwait, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityCagwait
Postal code8304
Population (2015)4,595
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates8.8716, 126.2215

Aras‑Asan is a barangay in the municipality of Cagwait, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,595. This represented 22.54% of the total population of Cagwait.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Aras-Asan is 5 to 9, with 487 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 55 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 183
1 to 4396
5 to 9487
10 to 14438
15 to 19407
20 to 24408
25 to 29385
30 to 34307
35 to 39280
40 to 44252
45 to 49228
50 to 54222
55 to 59226
60 to 64171
65 to 69120
70 to 7471
75 to 7959
80 and over55
Total4,595

Historical population

The population of Aras-Asan fell from 5,303 in 1990 to 4,595 in 2015, a decrease of 708 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.59%, or an increase of 139 people, from the previous population of 4,456 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,303
4,898-1.48%
4,777-0.53%
4,8730.27%
4,456-3.20%
4,5950.59%

Location

Aras‑Asan is situated at approximately 8.8716, 126.2215, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 572.6 meters or 1,878.6 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Aras‑Asan 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.