Lawa, Municipality of Don Marcelino, Province of Davao Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupMindanao
RegionDavao Region (Region XI)
ProvinceDavao Occidental
MunicipalityDon Marcelino
Postal code8013
Population (2015)3,269
Philippine major island(s)Mindanao
Coordinates6.1917, 125.6799

Lawa, formerly Poblacion, is a barangay in the municipality of Don Marcelino, in the province of Davao Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,269. This represented 7.34% of the total population of Don Marcelino.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lawa is 5 to 9, with 442 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 159
1 to 4279
5 to 9442
10 to 14384
15 to 19307
20 to 24272
25 to 29246
30 to 34201
35 to 39220
40 to 44202
45 to 49163
50 to 54162
55 to 59108
60 to 6493
65 to 6949
70 to 7434
75 to 7930
80 and over18
Total3,269

Historical population

The population of Lawa grew from 1,955 in 1990 to 3,269 in 2015, an increase of 1,314 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.19%, or an increase of 197 people, from the previous population of 3,072 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,955
2,1701.97%
2,2861.12%
2,6081.83%
3,0726.14%
3,2691.19%

Location

Lawa is situated at approximately 6.1917, 125.6799, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 164.2 meters or 538.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lawa 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.