Cervantes, City of Escalante, Province of Negros Occidental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
CityEscalante
Postal code6124
Population (2015)2,668
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.8717, 123.5114

Cervantes is a barangay in the city of Escalante, in the province of Negros Occidental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 2,668. This represented 2.84% of the total population of Escalante.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cervantes is 10 to 14, with 287 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 30 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 168
1 to 4229
5 to 9286
10 to 14287
15 to 19279
20 to 24188
25 to 29197
30 to 34136
35 to 39145
40 to 44143
45 to 49147
50 to 54138
55 to 59123
60 to 64101
65 to 6978
70 to 7460
75 to 7933
80 and over30
Total2,668

Historical population

The population of Cervantes grew from 2,036 in 1990 to 2,668 in 2015, an increase of 632 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.40%, or an increase of 56 people, from the previous population of 2,612 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,036
2,2121.57%
2,3791.57%
2,6861.69%
2,612-1.01%
2,6680.40%

Location

Cervantes is situated at approximately 10.8717, 123.5114, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 11.5 meters or 37.7 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cervantes 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.