Cancawas, Municipality of San Jose, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalitySan Jose
Postal code6202
Population (2015)1,746
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3917, 123.2131

Cancawas is a barangay in the municipality of San Jose, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,746. This represented 8.55% of the total population of San Jose.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cancawas is 5 to 9, with 206 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 18 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 131
1 to 4129
5 to 9206
10 to 14174
15 to 19154
20 to 24169
25 to 29135
30 to 34145
35 to 39109
40 to 4479
45 to 4975
50 to 5475
55 to 5987
60 to 6466
65 to 6939
70 to 7435
75 to 7920
80 and over18
Total1,746

Historical population

The population of Cancawas grew from 1,023 in 1990 to 1,746 in 2015, an increase of 723 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.58%, or an increase of 219 people, from the previous population of 1,527 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,023
1,2133.24%
1,3692.63%
1,4050.36%
1,5273.08%
1,7462.58%

Location

Cancawas is situated at approximately 9.3917, 123.2131, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 331.0 meters or 1,085.9 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cancawas 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.