Owacan, Municipality of Jimalalud, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalityJimalalud
Postal code6212
Population (2015)1,427
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates10.0451, 123.1237

Owacan is a barangay in the municipality of Jimalalud, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,427. This represented 4.61% of the total population of Jimalalud.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Owacan is 5 to 9, with 162 individuals. Conversely, the age groups with the lowest population are in the ranges 75 to 79, and 80 and over, with 10 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 133
1 to 4133
5 to 9162
10 to 14143
15 to 19134
20 to 24129
25 to 29123
30 to 34104
35 to 3983
40 to 4489
45 to 4963
50 to 5464
55 to 5961
60 to 6438
65 to 6930
70 to 7418
75 to 7910
80 and over10
Total1,427

Historical population

The population of Owacan grew from 1,193 in 1990 to 1,427 in 2015, an increase of 234 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.82%, or an increase of 60 people, from the previous population of 1,367 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,193
1,146-0.75%
1,3132.96%
1,3150.02%
1,3671.42%
1,4270.82%

Location

Owacan is situated at approximately 10.0451, 123.1237, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 502.3 meters or 1,647.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Owacan 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.