Cawitan, Municipality of Santa Catalina, Province of Negros Oriental

Summary data
Typebarangay
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
MunicipalitySanta Catalina
Postal code6220
Population (2015)5,990
Philippine major island(s)Negros
Coordinates9.3156, 122.9135

Cawitan is a barangay in the municipality of Santa Catalina, in the province of Negros Oriental. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,990. This represented 7.91% of the total population of Santa Catalina.

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Cawitan is 5 to 9, with 739 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 80 and over, with 55 individuals.

details
Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 1135
1 to 4506
5 to 9739
10 to 14733
15 to 19659
20 to 24512
25 to 29425
30 to 34346
35 to 39304
40 to 44320
45 to 49307
50 to 54248
55 to 59209
60 to 64186
65 to 69143
70 to 7483
75 to 7980
80 and over55
Total5,990

Historical population

The population of Cawitan grew from 4,502 in 1990 to 5,990 in 2015, an increase of 1,488 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.59%, or an increase of 181 people, from the previous population of 5,809 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,502
4,452-0.21%
5,3303.93%
5,6020.69%
5,8091.33%
5,9900.59%

Location

Cawitan is situated at approximately 9.3156, 122.9135, in the island of Negros. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 36.9 meters or 121.1 feet above mean sea level.


Adjacent barangays

Cawitan 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.