Lawaan, Municipality of Alcantara, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
MunicipalityAlcantara
Postal code6033
Population (2015)1,706
Philippine major island(s)Cebu
Coordinates9.9671, 123.4341

Lawaan is a barangay in the municipality of Alcantara, in the province of Cebu. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,706. This represented 11.25% of the total population of Alcantara.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Lawaan is 5 to 9, with 183 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 23 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133
1 to 4164
5 to 9183
10 to 14181
15 to 19168
20 to 24156
25 to 29118
30 to 34113
35 to 3983
40 to 4486
45 to 4983
50 to 5473
55 to 5967
60 to 6457
65 to 6942
70 to 7441
75 to 7923
80 and over35
Total1,706

Historical population

The population of Lawaan grew from 1,054 in 1990 to 1,706 in 2015, an increase of 652 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.31%, or an increase of 268 people, from the previous population of 1,438 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,054
1,1211.16%
1,3223.60%
1,3690.48%
1,4381.81%
1,7063.31%

Location

Lawaan is situated at approximately 9.9671, 123.4341, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 158.0 meters or 518.4 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Lawaan 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.