Bocawe, Municipality of Lanuza, Province of Surigao del Sur

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceSurigao del Sur
MunicipalityLanuza
Postal code8314
Population (2015)747
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates9.2273, 126.0273

Bocawe is a barangay in the municipality of Lanuza, in the province of Surigao del Sur. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 747. This represented 6.22% of the total population of Lanuza.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Bocawe is 5 to 9, with 83 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 7 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 117
1 to 469
5 to 983
10 to 1481
15 to 1963
20 to 2463
25 to 2958
30 to 3457
35 to 3944
40 to 4434
45 to 4925
50 to 5426
55 to 5937
60 to 6434
65 to 6924
70 to 7415
75 to 797
80 and over10
Total747

Historical population

The population of Bocawe grew from 497 in 1990 to 747 in 2015, an increase of 250 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.00%, or an increase of 38 people, from the previous population of 709 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
497
5130.60%
6254.33%
6540.63%
7092.98%
7471.00%

Location

Bocawe is situated at approximately 9.2273, 126.0273, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.3 meters or 27.2 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Bocawe 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.